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Why All Companies Should Test For Alcohol
Why All Companies Should Test For AlcoholAlcohol and substance testing forms part of the health and safety policies and procedures in many industries. Industries that have particularly rigorous and controlled safety standards - such as the petro-chemical, mining, construction and rail sectors - are especially strict when it comes to testing for alcohol. However, there are still a great number of organisations across a variety of verticals that do not employ the same cautionary practice, potentially resulting in significant loss to the business. The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act General Safety Regulation 2A states that every employer is obligated to stop persons from entering or remaining at work if they appear to be under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs. In some industries, such as those mentioned above, organisations are subjected to annual and spot audits on their health and safety practices. Non-compliance
Setting new gas monitoring standards in coal mining
Setting new gas monitoring standards in coal miningA relentless research and development (R&D) regime at Monitech Mining Monitoring Systems, a South African industry leader in mining safety and monitoring solutions, has resulted in an incessant rejuvenation of its Hazardous Area Control System, which has become the methane detection technology of
Concord Cranes flexes its heavy-lift capability on Mthatha River bridge
Concord Cranes flexes its heavy-lift capability on Mthatha River bridgeThe Mthatha River bridge project in the Eastern Cape is the maiden project for the heavy-lift capabilities of the new 750 t hydraulic crane from Concord Cranes, a crane hire and specialised transport service company in the Industrial Services Holdings (InServe) stable. The project for main client
Johnson Controls Provides Safety and Security for Workers in the Mining Sector
Johnson Controls Provides Safety and Security for Workers in the Mining SectorIn the mining sector, security is increasingly complex. High value assets, sensitive equipment and a hazardous work environment make meeting workplace rules and policy requirements pivotal to safety and security. Advanced access control systems are, surprisingly, providing many of the workforce management
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Behavioural implications of alcohol in the workplace can negatively impact health and safety
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Johnson Controls launches P2000 X-Ray: software to manage and control X-Ray machines used for security
Johnson Controls launches P2000 X-Ray: software to manage and control X-Ray machines used for security
Johnson Controls has released turnkey software to manage and control X-ray machines used in mines and elsewhere for security. The P2000 X-Ray software
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