Suspension Trauma


Suspension Trauma, also known as ‘orthostatic intolerance’, ‘harness-induced pathology’,or the term I prefer, ‘suspension intolerance’ is a reasonably unknown hazard to many safety officers; or employees working in an environment which puts them at risk of experiencing suspension trauma.

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20.12.18 02:54 AM - Comment(s)

Female docker and harbor inspectorontinuous loading and unloading of sea freight containers at Rotterdam Harbour, using huge cranes and automated trolleys


There is nothing quite like a difference around a particular risk assessment technique to ruffle feathers. Working as a Certification Auditor in various industries and as a Clients Agent in the Construction Industry I have seen some interesting risk assessment techniques to say the least.

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Culture

As many of you may know South Africa has been in the grip of severe weather conditions for the past two years, many would say that it has been caused by El Nino.


The term El Niño refers to the large-scale ocean-atmosphere climate interaction linked to a periodic warming in sea surface temperatures ac...

19.12.18 04:48 AM - Comment(s)

I was so happy to see the positive response to our blog on the updated OHS Act and the new fine structure. Organisations are engaging with SRM on how our Mango SHEQ Software can help them become compliant.


I have noticed lately that it seems as if the Minister of Labour and the Chief Inspec...

19.12.18 04:21 AM - Comment(s)