Corona Virus

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between

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How to Reduce the Spread of Colds and Viruses in the Workplace

How to Reduce the Spread of Colds and Viruses in the Workplace While you do your best to protect your workers while they perform their duties i, it’s not always possible to protect them from getting a cold or the flu. Yet, when one worker gets sick, it’s important that employers and workers do all

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Spill Kit Guide

Spill Kit Guide: Everything You Need to Tackle a Spill Spill kits are a complete solution for emergency spills. They contain everything you need, all in one place, to ensure the quick, easy, and effective clean up of spills. In other words spill kits are convenient. To be fully protected, you need the essentials. That’s

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Create your Spill Response Plan

Oils and chemicals are essential to any manufacturing facility, factory, warehouse, or construction site. Accidents or improper handling of these oils and chemicals can result in spills making way for dangerous work environments or polluted grounds and waterways. In order to ensure a safe work environment, it is essential to take proactive steps that prepare

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Emergency Action Plan

All businesses, big or small, need to have an emergency action plan. OSHA suggests that businesses should include employees in the planning process and choose one person to lead the emergency plan. OSHA also recommends that employers provide training to employees so they know what to do during an emergency. They should know about the

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Choosing a spill kit

Spills are to be expected at almost any job site, but how important is your company’s spill response procedure? Well, it’s actually very important, more than ever if you work with hazardous chemicals and hydrocarbon substances. So, what goes into choosing a spill kit? In order to select the right kit for you, consider what

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First Aid kits

Why should you have a First Aid Kit? It is the Law! You need to make sure that you are following any sort of legal health and safety requirements. One of the important health and safety requirements for places of work is that there is the right sort of equipment to deal with any sort

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For companies involved in transporting dangerous goods such as chemicals or high pressure flammable materials, compliance to dangerous goods legislation is not negotiable. Failure to comply could lead to heavy fines, not to mention it could cause serious danger to the health and safety of employees and the environment. Below are some transporting dangerous goods

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Spill Containment

Spill Containment – Why do you need it? Spill Containment should be used as a precautionary measure to store hazmat material, such as oils and chemicals, where potential spillages can be contained. SANS regulations and municipal by laws state that your containment unit/bund must have a holding capacity of 110% of the largest container or 25%

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