by Ty Tucker The root of success within a company usually has a lot to do with how much employees can trust their leaders. If employees trust you and believe that you’re there to help them in the long run, then they will be engaged and ready to perform their best. Without trust, nothing will […]
Why Managers Fail to Delegate While the benefits of delegating are obvious and plentiful, many managers still fail to delegate effectively. The reality is that there are several myths and misconceptions about delegating that can make some leaders wary of handing off work to others. They think delegating is just passing off work to someone
By Soulaima Gourani, Next Avenue Contributor My life has been full of significant crises. I was fired three times, moved four times as a young adult and kicked out of school. Today, I still manage to have what most would consider a successful career, as a corporate adviser, lecturer and author. Work crises are normal: What’s important is
This section in particular requires consultation between the employer and the committee with a new method to initiating, developing, promoting, maintaining and reviewing measures to ensure health and safety. If you have only one representative he/she should then report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. Two or more representatives require the establishment of a health
For the purpose of this article we will focus on three types of risk assessments: Baseline risk assessments (Baseline HIRA) Issue based risk assessments (Issue based HIRA) Continues risk assessments (Continues HIRA) Baseline risk assessments (Baseline HIRA) Purpose of a baseline risk assessment The purpose of conducting a baseline HIRA is to establish a risk profile or a set
Hazards may arise from The workplace environment e.g. insufficient lighting Equipment/Plant e.g. a noisy engine which has not been insulated Substances e.g. explosive fumes building up in a storage area; and Work systems e.g. storage of files at high level causing retrieval hazards Examples of work related hazards and risks a) Use of work equipment
The Occupational Health and Safety Act are supported by subordinate legislation, Regulations and Codes of Practice, which give practical guidelines on how to manage health and safety issues. Under the Act we all have obligations that we must comply with. Twenty-one sets of regulations form an inseparable part of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
The Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85 of 1993, requires the employer to provide and maintain as far as reasonable and practical a work environment that is safe and without risk to the health of employees. Section 7 of the Act provides direction to employers concerning the health and safety policy of the organisation.
a. Who was injured? saw the incident? (Injury) was working with him/her? had instructed, trained, assigned the affected person/ else was involved? Can help prevent the re-occurrence? b. What was the incident? was the injury/illness? was being done at time of injury or incident? were they told to do so? tools were being used? machinery
Published by the World Economic Forum Global Health Initiative What is TB? How does it spread? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Transmission occurs through the airborne spread of infectious droplets. When an infectious person coughs, sneezes or spits, they propel TB bacteria into the air. Left