Occupational Health Safety & Environment


Skills-universe members responsible for, or involved in safety, health and environment at the workplace.

Now updated with the correct version of the Government Gazette - my thanks to Verna Appollis.

The Department of Employment and Labour (DoEL) issued the latest consolidated guidelines - replacing all previous guidelines.

The copy of the gazette I have (attached) doesn't carry a number of regulation number but hidden within it, is very important information.

Good day. I am registered to assess the following: 22900(National Certificate: Environmental Education, Training and Development Practice), as well as 22901 (National Certificate: Environmental Education, Training and Development Practice). I am an environmental consultant with over 24 years environmental management experience. I also undertake environmental mentoring and training. Please email me: [email protected]

many thanks

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DATE: Wednesday 16th September 2020⁣
TIME: 5pm⁣

This report has been issued by the Office of the Presidency:

"In his capacity as Chairperson of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC), Deputy President David Mabuza has today, Thursday, 28 May 2020, congratulated one of leading South African HIV researcher and Associate Scientific Director, Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, who recently won the Christophe Merieux Prize worth about R9,6 million for her pioneering work in the fight against HIV.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that 14 Limpopo TVET students, who have returned from China have all tested negative for the coronavirus. In addition, the Range resort will house 122 South African returning from Wuhan, Hubei Province in China.

The SANDF will direct the operation, and all the returning citizens, and the crew that brought them back will all be housed there. The resort staff will be screened first, and arrangements are made to provide them with medical cover, if needed.

Good day Members,

Please note that the Minister of Employment and Labour has, under section 43 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993), after consultation with the Advisory Council for OHS, made the regulations in the schedule. The Ergonomics Regulations Act will come into operation on the date of publication in the Gazette.

This call for papers was received from:
Michele Tiraboschi
ADAPT Scientific Coordinator

ADAPT is involved, since September 2019, in the research project
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Legislation and Insurance Coverage in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

This is the media briefing:
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has issued a recall of all products from the Enterprise and Rainbow Chicken Limited companies, which have been found to have traces of Listeria.

“Given the findings of Listeria, it is clear that there has been a drop in the quality controls at these facilities. They have, as of this morning, been issued with safety recall notices according to Section 60(2) of the Consumer Protection Act,” said dti Director General Lionel October.

New QCTO Qualification.
Bakusasa Training Academy is now accredited by QCTO to offer this course.

Hi all, has anyone found sufficient information to draw up an Environmental Policy and questionnaire for checking sustainability index of clients for a small office based company that they are willing to share? I am struggling to find information on ISO 140001.
Help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.


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