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Health & Safety
Monday, 07 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill of quantities for Health and Safety »
Relative to other industries in South Africa and construction industries worldwide, the construction process generates a d...
Monday, 07 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM Safetember it’s all about height work »
Safetember, a campaign initiated by the Federated Employer’s Mutual Assurance (FEM), aims to raise awareness on accidents...
Wednesday, 02 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Another Milestone for ENZA Construction: ISO 45001:2018 »
Enza Construction (Pty) Ltd is proud to announce that it has been ISO:45001:2018 certified. This safety management syst...
Wednesday, 28 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Draft outline on developing a fall protection plan »
Draft outline on developing a fall protection plan During the month   of September FEM has an initiative call...
Friday, 02 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Construction hazards and solutions »
For the past several years, injuries and fatalities resulting in working fall risk positions has increased and contributed...
Wednesday, 26 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Techniques of accident prevention »
Accident prevention in construction is not just a matter of setting up a list of rules and making safety inspections, alth...
Thursday, 30 May 2019   (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...
Thursday, 30 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is safety? »
We use the word ‘safety’ so much, often in company with its partner ‘health’, that it should be easy to find a definition....
Thursday, 23 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Occupational Health and Safety 12 Month Progressive Statistics Report »
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal Occupational Health and Safety 12 Month Progressive Statistics Rep...
Monday, 13 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, 02 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seminar For World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019 »
To commemorate World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019, Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal presented a Health and Safety S...
Tuesday, 26 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Labour Construction Indaba »
The Department of Labour Construction Indaba was held on 14 March 2019 at the Coastlands Hotel in Umhlanga. The Department...
Thursday, 31 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Excavations- Hazards and Controls »
In the past several months, the construction industry experienced several excavations collapses resulting in employees los...
Thursday, 29 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Managing Construction Health Risks - Part 1 »
There have been big improvements over recent years in reducing the number and rate of injuries to construction workers. Ho...
Thursday, 29 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Managing Construction Health Risks - Part 2 »
There have been big improvements over recent years in reducing the number and rate of injuries to construction workers. Ho...
Monday, 15 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Invite: Workshop on Draft Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents »
  The Association has been notified that the Department of Labour will be hosting workshops on the recently publi...
Friday, 12 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM making South Africa safer - one motor vehicle at a time! »
Safetember, a campaign initiated by the Federated Employer’s Mutual Assurance (FEM), aims to raise awareness on accidents...
Wednesday, 26 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Submit your comments on the Draft Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents »
The Draft Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents was published for comment in the Government Gazette on 14 September 20...
Thursday, 30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Understanding the new ISO 45001 OHS System »
Source: Presentation by Mr. Jerry Ramdunee from ICCASA ISO 45001 is to supersede BS OHSAS 18001. As it stands, ISO...
Thursday, 30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lunch and Labour Intensive Environments »
Lunch, especially in labour intensive environments such as construction sites, is an extremely important meal. It speaks t...
Thursday, 02 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exemption notice - Construction Work Permit »
In our Monday e-bulletin, our members were reminded that Phase 3 of the Construction Regulations 2014 implementation phase...
Tuesday, 31 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beware of changes to the OHS Act »
Future legislation Tibor Szana, chief inspector, inspection and enforcement services at the Department of Labour (Do...
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...
Thursday, 28 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Slips, trips and falls constitute most of construction-related accidents »
Second only to motor vehicle accidents, slips, trips and falls are the most frequent accidents leading to personal injury....
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...

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