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The Story of a Toolbox
This is not a toolbox talk, this is the real thing. Toolboxes have been in the firing line in the food industry for years because none are very hygienic. Here is the story of how a hygienic toolbox finally came about.
500 New labour inspectors deployed - here are the FIVE things they'll check
Towards the end of 2015, the Department of Labour hired 500 extra labour inspectors in Johannesburg alone. And what's on their agenda? To catch as many companies as possible who aren't complying with the over 70 changes to the labour laws that happened in the last few years!
The difference between workshops and SETA accredited training
There is still a lot of confusion in the industry regarding the difference between workshops and SETA Accredited training. Companies are often unaware of the benefits of accredited training for their staff. In this article we aim to highlight the differences and ...
Food safety wisdom from the maintenance department
In this article written by our newest contributor, we get some food safety tips from an engineer, one with years and years of experience in the trenches of food companies. Good advice – you should read this and share it with your maintenance colleagues – they will definitely enjo
Digilex revamps their web-based Food Safety Suite
DigiLex, our web based SHEQ Management System, now also includes our revamped Food Safety Suite which will run in the same way as our other disciplines (Health & Safety, Environmental, Quality, Energy, Corporate Compliance) including a layman’s terms interpretation of the law...
Poisonous Packaging: Food Legislation that’s been around since 1929
What does the law say about your packaging? I get asked the question a lot. So we went to look for you.
What’s in a name - Certification versus accreditation
I know Shakespeare said “A rose by another name would be just as sweet” but this is one we have to get right! There is still much incorrect use of the term accreditation in the food industry in the context of food safety and quality systems. The intent of this article is to try a
Coaching Employee Behaviors Part 2
We spend thousands of rands every year on training employees but often this does not translate into changed behaviour. This series of articles explores what we might be doing wrong. In part 2 we look at the results of some interesting survey that may hold the key for improving th
Coaching Employee Behaviors Part 1
We spend thousands of rands every year on training employees but often this does not translate into changed behaviour. This series of articles explores what we might be doing wrong. In part 1 we look at some of the failures in training practices and the impact of a company cultur
Modern packaging - food contact means safe to eat?
We take for granted that the packaging used to protect our food is safe. In this series of articles we will be looking at the potential hazards in packaging and what you as a packaging manufacturer have to do to safeguard the consumer.
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