African Exam Locations – NEBOSH Health & Safety Training

Exam Locations in Africa As NEBOSH qualifications have continued to grow in popularity across the whole of Africa, over recent years SHEilds Ltd have continued to introduce more and more examination venues to cater for the ever-increasing number of students located throughout the continent. We also operate a SHEilds office in South Africa (Johannesburg) to […]

UK Health and Safety Fines

Sentencing Guidelines In February 2016, the Sentencing Council’s Definitive Guideline for Health and Safety Offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene Offences (more commonly referred to as the ‘Sentencing Guidelines‘) came into force in England. This gave the courts a clearer remit for sentencing individuals and organisations; fixing UK Health and Safety fines that […]

Eid al-Adha Safety – SHEilds Health and Safety Blog

Eid al-Adha Safety – SHEilds Health and Safety Blog Care with Commonplace Risks As a time of celebration safety may not be the first thing on everyone’s mind during Eid al-Adha this year, however as with any large event it should always be given reasonable consideration. Festivities shouldn’t […]

National Women’s Day South Africa

Empowering and uplifting one another The empowered woman is powerful beyond measure, and beautiful beyond description. So, without further ado SHEilds wishes you a Happy National Women’s Day South Africa – here’s to empowering and uplifting one another! The Scientific Case for Women The scientific case for women and their capabilities is a solid one, […]

A Low TRIR: Safety Details Matter

Your total recordable incident rate, or TRIR, can have a huge impact on your business, and the small details of you safety operations have an outsized effect on this important metric. What is Total Recordable Incident Rate? We answered in detail in our previous post: “OSHA Recordable Incident Rate: Everything You Need to Know.”

What is HAVS? Hand Arm Vibration

Protect yourself from developing the syndrome If you work in industry you may have heard the abbreviation HAVS or its full name – Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome – thrown around. So, what is HAVS? According to the ILO, C148 – Working Environment (Air Pollution, Noise and Vibration) Convention, 1977 (No. 148) vibration means: “…any vibration which […]