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The Changing Face of Workplace Safety

The Changing Face of Workplace Safety

Safety is a proactive exercise. SafetyCloud believes that by taking proactive measures to identify and address hazards, promoting a culture of safety, and investing in training and education, we can protect the health and well-being of workers around the world.

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An Important Note for Mental Health Month

An Important Note for Mental Health Month

Every year, on 10th October, we mark World Mental Health Day—a day dedicated to shedding light on a topic that holds profound significance in the workplace yet often goes unspoken. The theme set for 2023 by the World Foundation of Mental Health is 'Mental health is a...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Study A SAMTRAC Course

6 Reasons Why You Should Study A SAMTRAC Course

A SAMTRAC (Safety Management Training Course) is a comprehensive course that focuses on the principles of occupational health and safety (OHS) and risk management. Studying a SAMTRAC course with SafetyCloud can be beneficial for several reasons:   Career...

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A Day in the Life of a HSE Officer

A Day in the Life of a HSE Officer

The health, safety and well-being of employees is of great concern to all companies and businesses. Not only is a safe business environment a better place to work, but it is also more productive and has reduced long term costs to business owners. As an HSE Officer,...

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National Transport Month–A Reminder on Road Safety

National Transport Month–A Reminder on Road Safety

As we approach the final stretch of the year and enter October, we shift into gear for National Transport Month. This is an ever-growing and important initiative that looks at the driving forces behind South Africa’s road safety. It also creates awareness around the...

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2022 Annual Winter Coat Drive: Cosmoore Primary School

2022 Annual Winter Coat Drive: Cosmoore Primary School

The winter school term is here and the issue of disadvantaged children who might not be able to afford to buy their own warm winter jackets becomes even more important. In our Annual Winter Coat Drive, warm clothing is donated to underprivileged students. This year,...

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NEW: Managing Mental Wellness for Managers and Leaders

NEW: Managing Mental Wellness for Managers and Leaders

Every Mind Matters at Work With an ageing workforce, higher stress levels, COVID-19 and increasing diagnoses of anxiety and depression, a one-size-fits-all approach to employee wellness won’t work. People respond and react to things in different ways and cope with...

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10 Tips for Driving Safely During the Festive Season

10 Tips for Driving Safely During the Festive Season

Christmas, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Most of us will be on holiday, the kids are on school break and nothing but fun, food and feeling good are planned for the weeks ahead. But the festive season is also a time of tragedy as many people are injured or...

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Why Choose SafeyCloud As Your HSE Training Partner

Why Choose SafeyCloud As Your HSE Training Partner

Where you study can be almost as important as what you study. When choosing the right institution as your preferred HSE training partner, it’s important to consider a variety of factors before making that decision.  Ask yourself the following: Does the institution...

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How to become an Occupational Health and Safety Officer

How to become an Occupational Health and Safety Officer

Are you looking to start a meaningful career with employment opportunities in every industry? Would you like to make a real difference in the lives of others while at work? If so, a career as an Occupational, Health and Safety (OHS) Officer could just be your...

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Free-to-Access facilities at our new Online HUB

Free-to-Access facilities at our new Online HUB

Are you struggling with access to the latest technology that enables your learning journey? SafetyCloud has a solution for you! After observing the evolution of the South African training sector, and the challenges our students faced, we decided that now was the right...

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How to Improve Warehouse Operations Ahead of Peak Season

How to Improve Warehouse Operations Ahead of Peak Season

The festive season is just around the corner, which for several warehouses and distribution centres means that the holiday shopper wave is coming – and it’s coming fast. Early planning is often key to streamlining these operations, minimising stress and increasing...

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What is Meant by Health and Safety in the Workplace?

What is Meant by Health and Safety in the Workplace?

One of the worst things that can happen in any workplace is someone getting injured, falling ill or dying as a direct result of the physical work environment.  Health and safety legislation place responsibility on businesses to protect employees and individuals who...

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Your Preferred NEBOSH Course Provider in South Africa

Your Preferred NEBOSH Course Provider in South Africa

Health, Safety & Environmental Certifications Every employee and employer agrees that preventing accidents in the workplace that could result in injury, disability or potential death is the number one priority for any business. Most safety issues don’t stem from...

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What Is Basic Health and Safety?

What Is Basic Health and Safety?

The term Health and Safety, also known as Occupational Health and Safety, relates to the prevention of accidents and incidents that could happen in the workplace. It is also about promoting positive well-being for staff in terms of comfort, contentment, happiness and...

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2021 Winter Project: Imboyi Primary School

2021 Winter Project: Imboyi Primary School

NOSA’s (now SafetyCloud) annual winter project sees the organisation donating jerseys and beanies to disadvantaged schools in rural Kwa-Zulu Natal before the winter season arrives. This year, we supported Grade R learners at Imboyi Primary School in Mkhambathini....

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Update on the Presentation of First Aid Training

Update on the Presentation of First Aid Training

As of midnight on Wednesday, 31 March 2021, Notice 682 of 2020 came into full effect which states that only Education and Training Providers that are QCTO / SETA Accredited & DoEL-approved will be eligible to present First Aid Level 1, 2 and 3 training via Unit...

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The benefits of e-learning

The benefits of e-learning

Quarantine has seen us spending more time at home than ever before – working, studying, unwinding, and sometimes even teaching little ones too. But now that so many guidelines have been relaxed over level 1, should life be going back to normal again, or should we be...

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Working together to keep our roads safe

Working together to keep our roads safe

Infectious diseases and pandemics aside, one of the most lethal threats to South African citizens remains fatal road accidents. In a country where the December death toll surpasses that of most countries’ annual road accident statistics, staying safe on our roads has...

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Yes, you can be promoted this year

Yes, you can be promoted this year

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 continues to cast its shadow on just about everything at present – and for the immediate future. With unemployment figures set to reach up to 40% of South Africa’s population, you can be excused for looking at the above cri de coeur, and...

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The 9 key qualities of a star safety officer

The 9 key qualities of a star safety officer

South Africa just breached the 100 000 mark for COVID-19 cases, with half these being reported in the last 14 days. This exponential growth is inevitable as greater easing of the lockdown restrictions is carried out. Now more than ever, rigorous application of safety...

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Johan Jonck on Road Safety in South Africa

Johan Jonck on Road Safety in South Africa

1. In your experience of road safety advocacy, what is the major cause of road incidences in South Africa? I believe the best answer is human error and not obeying the rules of the road. This includes drunk driving, speeding, overloading, reckless crossing of roads by...

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