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Monday, 02 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Temporary Works in Construction »
In the past five years, the construction industry experienced several high profile structural collapses dati...
Monday, 04 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder - Call for Comments »
Members are reminded that the following standards are circulated for comment: Standard for Primary Health Assessments...
Thursday, 31 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal Health and Safety Rewards Programme »
With the increasing advent of international players into the SA construction industry, requirements for Occupational Healt...
Wednesday, 30 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Risks associated with mobile crane operations Part 3 »
Stabilising and overturning moments The stability factors of load charts allow for variables such as: a. dyna...
Wednesday, 30 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stefanutti Stocks Building KZN One-Million Lost Time Injury Free Man hours »
In 2017 Stefanutti Stocks Building KZN, on the project known as Park Square, won the Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal Health...
Thursday, 17 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Health & Safety Competition 2018 Entries »
Entries are invited from Members and/or FEM Policy holders to compete in the 2018 Health and Safety Competition. Ca...
Thursday, 05 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Risks associated with mobile crane operations Part 2 »
Communication A reliable method of signalling between the crane operator and dogger is essential for safe crane ope...
Thursday, 29 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Risks Associated with Mobile Crane Operations »
Ground factors Factors that will affect the ability of the ground to provide adequate support include the following...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2018 »
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal is once again showing its support for this international initiative, by supplying Members wi...
Monday, 26 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health and Safety Achievement Recognition Certificate »
Usuthu Water Purification Plant in zululand celebrates completion of project with zero harm A Stefanutti Stoc...
Thursday, 01 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Investigation Process Relating to OHS Incidents »
The Association is here to assist you in reporting and investigation work related incidents and accidents: Report...
Thursday, 01 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Occupational Health and Safety Services »
The need for Members to comply with the increasing volume of legislation is facilitated by the excellent Occupational Heal...
Thursday, 30 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Early Health & Safety Interventions - Saves Lives »
Early Health & Safety Interventions Limit Diseases, Incidents & Fatalities in The Construction Sector. Intr...
Thursday, 02 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TB Meningitis at The Workplace »
The following health related article is courtesy of the Association's health clinic. The Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal cli...
Wednesday, 01 November 2017
Managing Vehicle Movement on a Construction Site »
In 2016, 37 employees lost their lives in relation to motor vehicle accidents, and to date in 2017 this figure is already...
Monday, 02 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Occupational Health and Safety - MBSA Congress »
During the Master Builders South Africa Congress which was held from 10th to 12th  September in Cape Town, during a b...
Thursday, 07 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
General Safe Guarding of Construction Sites »
Construction Regulation 27 - "construction sites in built areas, adjacent to a public way, are suitably and sufficiently f...
Saturday, 02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevention of Occupational Injuries and diseases »
Introduction  In the industries workers are exposed to all kinds of hazards, these hazards could immediately...
Monday, 21 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tower Crane Safety »
On 14 August 2017, a construction worker was left in critical condition after a tower crane collapsed at a building s...
Friday, 04 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
9 Crazy but True Safety Facts »
Some people would say that the world has gone safety mad. Everywhere we turn there are massive warning signs or bright col...
Friday, 30 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corporate Wellness Week 1-5 July 2017 »
There are never enough hours in the day and we are under increasingly more and more stress. The pressure is always on to p...
Friday, 30 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working at Fall Risk Positions »
A fall no matter how low or high can result in serious injuries and even death.  Workers fail to weigh-up the risks w...
Monday, 19 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reach for the Stars »
With the ever increasing demands that are placed on contractors to comply with Occupational Health and Safety legal requir...
Sunday, 04 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Occupational Health Medicals »
Are you complying with legislation?  Are you as the contractor ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for your...
Sunday, 04 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Labour Notice »
Department of Labour Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 Construction Regulations, 2014 Guidelines The Mi...
Monday, 01 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Road Traffic Regulations, How it Will Affect You! »
Two amendments and insertions to the National Road Traffic Regulations by the National Department of Transport have caused...
Monday, 03 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guidelines for Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015 »
Occupational Health and Safety Act, ACT 85 of 1993, Guidelines for Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015 This document...
Sunday, 02 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Construction Health and Safety Seminar Feedback »
The Department of Labour hosted a Construction Sector Seminar to bring together industry experts and role players to discu...
Monday, 06 March 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
What to Expect From Your CHSA »
With the Construction Regulations requiring projects over 120mil to have a construction work permit, an increasing number...
Wednesday, 07 December 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM Awards Special Merit Rebates »
At a Special General Meeting held on 19th October 2016, shareholders of the Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (...
Wednesday, 07 December 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Labour introduces OHS Prosecution Register »
The Department of Labour on 28 November 2016 introduced a "Prosecution Register". DOL Chief Inspector Tibor Szana said "...

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