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New cannabis bill could see construction taking the high road

Share this blog on: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp Email The proposed amendments to the Cannabis for Private Purposes bill that seeks to further decriminalise cannabis usage and legalise South Africa’s commercial cannabis industry could have serious ramifications for the construction industry if employers do not put appropriate measures in place to ensure that all on-site […]

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Working at heights: Understanding suspension trauma

Share this blog on: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp Email Those writing fall protection plans must understand the hazards of harness hang syndrome in fall protection. Working at height forms an integral part of the construction industry, and proper fall protection equipment is imperative when it comes to getting the job done efficiently and safely. The

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FEM registers alarming number of injuries in local construction industry

Share this blog on: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp Email For the period 2015 to 2021, there were 54,964 injuries on construction sites that required medical attention. This is according to Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM). The company also noted that on average, 36 of its members are injured on construction sites daily. To address

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About 36 people are injured on construction sites daily

Share this blog on: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp Email Over 54 900 Construction Site Injuries between 2015 and 2021 ‘ZERO Is No Accident’ Campaign Launched Statistics released by the Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM) show an alarming number of injuries in the construction industry. FEM is one of two organisations providing workmen’s compensation for

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