Interesting Articles

The importance of AIDS training

AIDS Awareness|

There are almost 40,000 new HIV AIDS infection cases reported every year. In spite of decades of AIDS awareness programs and campaigns, this severe epidemic is still prevalent all over the world. […]

Health and Safety in the Mining industry

Health and Safety|

Occupational health and safety hazards whether they are physical, chemical, biological, mechanical or psychological, can affect any industry be it agriculture, construction, manufacturing units and even the healthcare sector. However, the one industry most commonly and severely affected is the mining industry. […]

Common causes of fire

Fire fighting|

Fire fighting may seem like something that is unnecessary or no longer useful, but it will save lives and precious possessions when a fire does strike due to natural or manmade causes. Training for situations like these can make the difference between life and death. […]

Why its worth being an advanced driver

General, Advanced Driver Course|

  Most people have an erroneous belief that they are good drivers, even if they haven’t experienced a case where their safety was at risk. As far as driving is concerned, it becomes very important to ponder the worst scenarios while on the road, as just one mistake can put several lives at risk and only one careful step can save lives. That is the major reason why the basics of driving are not always enough. To turn into a highly skilled driver, all that is missing in your life is an advanced driving course. […]

The Rules of Fire Fighting

Fire fighting|

Fire Fighting Rules – Fires can be very dangerous and you should always be certain that you will not endanger yourself or others when attempting to put out a fire. For this reason, when a fire is discovered: […]

Forklift Driving – Manage And Reduce The Risks

Lifting equipment|

MANAGING THE RISKS, IF YOU ARE AN OPERATOR While every step must be taken to minimise the chance of a forklift incident,it is wise to be aware of what to do should you be involved in one. […]

Basic Fire Fighting Tips

Fire fighting|

Basic Fire Fighting – Fatality after fatality, injury after injury, it seems the reports all say the same thing: the problem boiled down to errors in basic fire ground actions and principles. No matter how experienced, a firefighters mission always comes back to the basics. No firefighting operation can be successful without the proper, safe execution of the fundamental skills covered in Firefighter Basic training. […]

Health and Safety – General duties of employers towards workers

Health and Safety|

  General duties of employers towards workers What must the employer do to ensure that the work environment is safe and without risk to the health of his or her workers? […]

Forklift Safety – How to operate a forklift

Lifting equipment|

Below are some simple tips to follow to ensure safe operation of forklifts. Although these tips are simple and quite basic they are a good starting point to support workplace health and safety guidelines. For forklift safety: […]

Why you need to do a First Aid Course

First Aid|

How prepared are you to face emergency situations? Do you think that you can confidently help people when they are faced with the most troublesome kind of situation? What are you most likely to do when you see a person who trips and falls and ends up with a bloodied face? How about if someone gets caught in a fire or when there is this person who suddenly gets an asthma attack and stops breathing? How will you revive him? All of these things can be done by you if you have a good and ample background in first aid training. Sure enough, accidents form part of the most common things that occur in this world. […]

The transportation of dangerous goods

Dangerous Goods|

  Carrying goods by road or rail involves the risk of traffic accidents. If the goods carried are dangerous, there is also the risk of an incident, such as spillage of the goods, leading to hazards such as fire, explosion, chemical burn or environmental damage. […]

Getting a DGSA for Dangerous Goods Handling

Dangerous Goods|

The carriage and transportation of goods is one that involves many potential risks. Greater hazards are posed when the goods in transit are themselves considered dangerous materials. Undesirable incidents and unforeseen errors can harm not only the company, but also the environment and community. Logistical threats in this industry, ranging from theft and accidents to simple mechanical problems can be minimised, prevented and rightfully addressed with the help of a DGSA or dangerous goods safety advisor. […]

First Aid basics

First Aid|

Learning basic first aid techniques can help you cope with an emergency. You may be able to keep a person breathing, reduce their pain or minimise the consequences of injury or sudden illness until an ambulance arrives. This could mean the difference between life and death for them. […]

First Aid – The First Option For Help

Training Manuals, First Aid|

Are you getting enough treatment and care? Whenever someone faces unusual physical circumstances, the first thing you seek is for instant care and treatment. First aid is the provision for an illness or injury. That is usually performed by a non-expert person to the sick or injured person until a proper medical treatment is provided to the patient. […]

Health and Safety made easy

Health and Safety|

How can this guide help you? If you think health and safety has to be complicated – it doesn’t. This guide will make it easier for you to comply with the law and manage health and safety in your business. For many businesses, all that’s required is a basic series of tasks. The guide will take you through the steps and help you make sure you have done what you need to – and no more. […]