Author: Kaizensheq

Melville Businesses closed in safety operation

Melville Businesses closed in safety operation

The joint operation on 5th Feb 2019, was in response to complaints by residents. 80 police members and 37 traffic wardens were part of the Operation conducted in Melville. Businesses where inspected for safety compliance and crime prevention. Of the 11 businesses inspected, 7 were […]

List of Environmental Factors

List of Environmental Factors

The following are some of the environmental issues that businesses should be familiar with: Environmental Permits Air Quality Regulations Environmental cleanup including brown-fields, resource conservation and recovery Ecosystem protection (regulations for wetlands, watershed protection, national park/reserve permits, geological research and concession activities) Emergencies and Disaster […]

Occupational Health Hazards

Occupational Health Hazards

List of Occupational Health Hazards (how many can you tick at your workplace?) Chemical Dusts Fibres Fumes Gases Mists/Aerosols Vapors Physical Noise Temperature Extremes Illumination Vibration Pressure (atmospheric) Radiation Biological Micro (bacteria, viruses, fungi, molds, mites) Macro (insects, parasites, plants and animals) Ergonomic Physical stress […]

Just Do Something Safe

Just Do Something Safe

Safety Monday – a tiny excerpt from The Safety Rep’s Survival Guide, page 4 – 5 Make it a daily habit to look for opportunities to┬áJust Do Something SafeTM. They don’t have to be big things. Choose things you can do by yourself, easily and […]

Anyone listening?

Anyone listening?

If you work in the SHEQ space you possibly feel like you’re running an adult day-care. Everytime I’ve asked that question of our students and auditors they all nod in agreement. You might even feel like your message is falling on deaf ears… but keep […]

Keep Fire Escapes Clear

Keep Fire Escapes Clear

Fire Escapes We recently visited a venue where we were told that fire escapes were deliberately blocked to prevent break-in and theft. Question: how would you feel knowing someone died in a fire on your premises because they couldn’t get out, and you had been […]

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015

People I meet ask me what is happening to the new version of Quality Management Requirements under ISO 9001:2008 for the future.

Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment

Often we think of the role of an employer is to provide a safe workplace which is free from risk but what about other risks?

Legal

Legal

Proposed Amendments to OHS2015 Click this link to open or download the PDF Proposed Amendments to OHS 2015 Hlp8Jl-Proposed-Amendments-to-OHS-2015

My Book

My Book

Owner of Kaizen SHEQ, Bruce Mills, is writing a book for CEO’s, SHEQ Practitioners and any senior management or Small Business Owners. Close That Door, Money Is Escaping