HH: From experience the HSE slogan: "I am my brother's keeper!" was adopted by Group Five and CHEC on construction sites in South Africa and Liberia... Show more

How modern technology is influencing construction safety

It’s an undisputed fact: technology is permeating our industries, our lives and our habits. Construction is no different, and technology the construction industry. With technology and construction b....

Good day Professionals

I would like to pick your brains if you would allow me to.
It has come to my attention that there is an OHS act/regulation...
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Moosa Mahomed I dont think its and OHSACT regulation. The Act will give you a guideline on confined space. It may be an ASME, API or WPS that may be implying the... Show more 16 hours 20 minutes ago
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Madute Rapulane Thank you very Moosa. i will do some research and look into it. 14 hours 56 minutes ago
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Seven construction workers were buried when a wall collapsed on top of them near the Luthuli Museum in Groutville today.

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Moosa Mahomed Sad story; I hope once investigations are concluded the authorities take swift action on those responsible for this incident. 18 hours 25 minutes ago
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Pheladi Riba I concur. 16 hours 37 minutes ago
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Thanks Stanley for that info. You are quite correct the document needs to be more prescriptive as most engineering folk take these standard form...

GCC 4.3.1 under the Contractor's obligations, refers/binds the contractor to comply with any other regulations, statutory provisions and laws etc. I...

Thami Mthethwa added a photo to Stream Photos album in Health and Safety group 07/12/2018

H&S people please caption this - feeling shocked

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Moosa Mahomed This is a sad reality in the Middle East which I have personally witnessed outside of Aramco projects. 6 days ago
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Thami Mthethwa So Moosa Mahomed this happens for real? Very scary 6 days ago
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Pheladi Riba I can actually believe that. People do not always adhere to or see the need to comply with said regulations and laws. That is why we need to have... Show more 16 hours 18 minutes ago
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The Fidic and NEC are international forms and those dont. The GCC and JBCC are of concern as they home grown and can do better.

I don't believe there is anything in the Standard Form Contracts that talks directly to HSE.