Occupational Health and Safety

Health and safety is a legal requirement and serves to protect your employees

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Farm worker training – what you need to know

By Marianne van Niekerk on 08 November 2016

In our previous article we met Daisy and explained the basic care for dairy cows, (Ultimately our food). In this article we interview a dairy farmer and chat about his concerns to ensure the correct practices are practiced by farm workers.

10 Steps to health and safety - Part 1

By Linda Jackson on 08 November 2016

You are already losing sleep about your cashflow, now you find out that you have to implement a health and safety system. Let us show you how in 10 simple steps.

Novice Occupational Health & Safety Management

By Linda Jackson on 08 November 2016

Health and safety – why should you care anyway? This article provides an overview of the compliance journey from novice to advanced. As a novice you will gain an understanding of the steps ahead of you and how we can support you in the process.

10 Steps to health and safety - Part 2

By Linda Jackson on 08 November 2016

In the first part of this article we helped you with identifying risks and training your employees. Learn more in the next 5 steps.

Health and safety made simple – 10 basic steps

By Linda Jackson on 02 November 2016

You are already losing sleep about your cashflow, now you find out that you have to implement a health and safety system. Let us show you how in 10 simple steps.

Pre-employment medicals in the food industry – a legal contradiction?

By Linda Jackson on 30 October 2016

You are fuming over the audit finding that you do not conduct annual medicals for all your staff. You are considering how to broach the subject with the MD and Finance guy. Think about the risks and make sure you know the facts from a legal perspective too.

A guide to health and safety in the manufacturing sector

By Linda Jackson on 30 October 2016

Whether you are processing milk into cheese or manufacturing chocolate pudding, your work environment includes a host of hazardous equipment such as man eating mixers, finger chopping bowl cutters and more knives than a second grade karate movie. The Department of labour’s views

A guide to health and safety in the hospitality sector

By Linda Jackson on 30 October 2016

You run a 5-star kitchen and churn out the best gourmet dishes. Your kitchen is probably tiny and comes equipped with hot tempered executive chefs armed with sharp knives. Health and safety in this environment – a piece of cake! Check out the Department of Labour's views on this.

Sow safely – a guide on health and safety in agriculture

By Linda Jackson on 30 October 2016

Farm safety is a serious concern. Between hazardous farm equipment and sometimes erratic livestock, our frontline producers live in a very dangerous world. However, while farms are one of the riskiest places to work, farm safety doesn’t always get the attention it deserves.

Driving safety – don’t do it distracted

By Linda Jackson on 30 October 2016

There aren’t many sectors in the food industry that don’t have employees driving. Whether its drivers of delivery vehicles or sales staff or even senior executives, road safety should feature on all safety plans. Make sure this hazard is addressed regularly.

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