All things Certification

By |2021-06-25T08:16:29+00:00June 25th, 2021|Compliance, Construction, Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment, Hazardous Chemical Agents, ISO 45001, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ|

All things Certification   Road to certification Starts with a strategic decision. – it is important to be intentional about the implementation of a system which will add value and protect against liability and acheievement. Business partners to support: Consulting Training Software Pre-certification GAP analysis (readiness) Certification Process Receive application IAF MS Determination of the

Safety Coaching

By |2021-05-04T14:29:38+00:00May 4th, 2021|Compliance, Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ, Work Smart|

Safety Coaching In this particular two part vlog, we will look at: Consultation and participation Hazard Identification and Job Safety Analysis To start, lets look at what exactly a hazard is and the different types or hazards found. A hazard is anything that can cause harm or ill health (acute or long term). Types of

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 10 – Improvements

By |2021-04-24T17:38:25+00:00April 7th, 2021|Compliance, compliance software, ISO 45001, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ, Work Smart|

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 10 - Improvements 10.1. Determine opportunities and take actions to achieve the intended outcomes Improvements to the OHS Management System are not always dependent the non-conformities. 10.2. Incident, non-conformity and corrective action This is a process for reporting, investigating and taking action to address incidents and non-conformities. React Timeously

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 9 – Performance Evaluation

By |2021-04-24T17:41:05+00:00April 7th, 2021|Compliance, ISO 45001, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ, Work Smart|

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 9 - Performance Evaluation Clause 9 is personally my favourite clause as it is a culmination of all the work you have put into action. Lets kick off with Clause 9.1 Clause 9.1. OHS performance, monitoring, management analysis and evaluation A process for evaluating the OHS performance including methods

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 8 – Operations

By |2021-04-24T17:44:47+00:00April 7th, 2021|Compliance, ISO 45001, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ|

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 8 - Operational Planning and Control 8.1. General Control processes and implement actions from clause 6 (Planning) Provide Operating criteria to control the processes Keep records that the process has been controlled Ergonomics Coordinate with others where a workplace has multiple parties working together 8.1.2 Eliminating hazards and reducing

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 7 – Support

By |2021-04-30T07:03:03+00:00April 7th, 2021|Compliance, ISO 45001, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ, Work Smart|

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 7 - Support 7.1. Resources - Provide resources to Establish the OHS Management System Implement the OHS Management System Maintain the OHS Management System Continually improves the OHS Management System -  Consider current business needs -  Consider future business needs (people, equipment, services and product) 7.2. Competency identify

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 6 – Planning

By |2021-05-10T11:37:23+00:00April 7th, 2021|Compliance, compliance software, Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment, ISO 45001, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ|

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 6 - Planning Clause 6 is probably the most complex clause within the standard however the main idea is that we identify the internal and external risks, as well as the threats to the management system. Planning requires that managers be aware of environmental, social, physical and financial conditions

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 5 – Leadership

By |2021-05-10T12:02:05+00:00April 7th, 2021|Compliance, compliance software, ISO 45001, News, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ|

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 5 - Leadership In this video we focus on ISO 45001 Clause 5 (Leadership). We will break down clause 5 into the following sections: Clause 5.1 Management Commitment Clause 5.2 The OHS Policy Clause 5.3 Roles, Responsibilities and Authority Clause 5.4 Worker Consultation & Participation 5.1. Management commitment Take

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 4 – The Context of the Organisation

By |2021-05-10T12:42:58+00:00April 7th, 2021|Compliance, compliance software, Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment, ISO 45001, News, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ, Work Smart|

ISO 45001 in 45 minutes: Clause 4 - The Context of the Organisation 4.1. Understanding the context of the organisations involves internal and external issues: Internal issues Old infrastructure Unskilled staff Absenteeism and ill health Poor compliance culture Good worker relations External issues Social issues such as alcoholism Recession Competitive market Access to new technology

Legal Updates – Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents 2021

By |2021-05-14T11:59:17+00:00April 6th, 2021|Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment, Hazardous Chemical Agents, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ, Uncategorized|

Legal Updates - Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents 2021 The long expected OHS Bill will be out for public comment soon. Having seen previous drafts of the Bill we expect penalties to increase from R100 000 to approximately R 1.5 Million for serious contraventions. In March 2021 we say the promulgation of the "Regulations for

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