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11 Sep 2020
DEKO 190 ward washer-disinfector

In biology, a pathogen in the oldest and broadest sense is anything that can produce disease. A pathogen may also…

DEKO 190 ward washer-disinfector

In biology, a pathogen in the oldest and broadest sense is anything that can produce disease. A pathogen may also be referred to as an infectious agent, or simply a germ. While many medical advances have been made to safeguard against infection by pathogens, using vaccination, antibiotics and fungicide, pathogens…

28 Aug 2020
PPE corruption focus hides the bigger picture

The list of companies that were awarded contracts by government for the supply of goods and services related to the…

PPE corruption focus hides the bigger picture

The list of companies that were awarded contracts by government for the supply of goods and services related to the Covid-19 pandemic include details on personal protective equipment (PPE) contracts. Provincial expenditure disclosure reports, however, indicate that as much as – or even more – has been spent on infrastructure…

01 Jul 2020
OHS compliance not enough to reopen says IRMSA

OHS compliance not enough to reopen says IRMSA When selected companies returned to business on 1 June 2020, they should…

OHS compliance not enough to reopen says IRMSA

OHS compliance not enough to reopen says IRMSA When selected companies returned to business on 1 June 2020, they should already have had risk assessments and plans in place in accordance with the requirements for Level 3 lockdown.

29 Jun 2020
Managing people safely in the workplace during Covid-19

People management solutions company, PRP Solutions (Pty) Ltd has launched a range of solutions for companies and organisations faced with…

Managing people safely in the workplace during Covid-19

People management solutions company, PRP Solutions (Pty) Ltd has launched a range of solutions for companies and organisations faced with new challenges for managing people safely in the workplace during Covid-19.

24 Jun 2020
Coping with anxiety in a COVID-19 world

We’re so focused on the tug of war between our economic and physical health that our mental health has fallen…

Coping with anxiety in a COVID-19 world

We’re so focused on the tug of war between our economic and physical health that our mental health has fallen by the wayside. CEO of medical scheme Profmed, Craig Comrie says there has been a noticeable drop in psychiatric claims despite telemedicine facilities being made available and covered by most…

11 Jun 2020
How to keep your hands moisturised during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hand sanitisers have become a must-have ingredient during the global COVID-19 pandemic but they can cause damage to the skin…

How to keep your hands moisturised during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hand sanitisers have become a must-have ingredient during the global COVID-19 pandemic but they can cause damage to the skin of your hands. Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the most searched for ingredients on internet have been Ethyl alcohol, Carbomer, Propolis and Aloe Vera. And it is obvious why…

20 May 2020
No Touch Exit Sensor – Access without the touch

Our work environment needs to adhere to the safety regulations and guidelines that have been put in place by the…

No Touch Exit Sensor – Access without the touch

Our work environment needs to adhere to the safety regulations and guidelines that have been put in place by the authorities. These include access systems that do not require touch-based identification. No Touch Exit Sensor The No Touch exit sensor is an ideal solution for entrance and exit doors with…

12 May 2020
Prepare your workplace for Covid-19

Martin Smith (CEng, BEng Mechanical), Technical Director – Buildings, Aurecon (rebranding as Zutari) The Covid-19 global pandemic has triggered unprecedented…

Prepare your workplace for Covid-19

Martin Smith (CEng, BEng Mechanical), Technical Director – Buildings, Aurecon (rebranding as Zutari) The Covid-19 global pandemic has triggered unprecedented disruption, impacting organisations across the world. We are acutely aware of the gravity of the situation we find ourselves in as a result. Our workplaces enable us to be productive…

08 May 2020
AECI develops special purpose range of cleaners for killing COVID-19

To assist businesses and essential services during the partial lockdown AECI Speciality Chemicals has developed a new range of special…

AECI develops special purpose range of cleaners for killing COVID-19

To assist businesses and essential services during the partial lockdown AECI Speciality Chemicals has developed a new range of special purpose cleaners manufactured according to the COVID-19 killing guidelines specified by the World Health Organisation (WHO), American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).…

29 Apr 2020
Optiphi joins JOEN to unmask their love for their community

Optiphi is making JOEN Masks available to purchase on the Optiphi online store with a portion of the proceeds going…

Optiphi joins JOEN to unmask their love for their community

Optiphi is making JOEN Masks available to purchase on the Optiphi online store with a portion of the proceeds going towards the Hoedspruit community and charities they support.  Silvia and her son, Collins run a little company called JOEN, named after Silvia’s late brother. They create and sell beautiful hand-made…

22 Apr 2020
Contamination Control Mats

Thanks to COVID-19, contamination control is now more important than ever before. Contamination between buildings and rooms occurs at the…

Contamination Control Mats

Thanks to COVID-19, contamination control is now more important than ever before. Contamination between buildings and rooms occurs at the threshold, as bacteria gets walked or wheeled in. An effective way to reduce this spread right from the start, is to make use of contamination control mats at both internal and external entrances.…

22 Apr 2020
Smart Homes and Bathrooms

ACCESS THE KOHLER PRO COMMUNITY FOR THE TOOLS AND TRAINING TO STAY AHEAD OF THE TRENDS “In the next five…

Smart Homes and Bathrooms

ACCESS THE KOHLER PRO COMMUNITY FOR THE TOOLS AND TRAINING TO STAY AHEAD OF THE TRENDS “In the next five years, no new home will be sold without some element of smart-home technology, which will cause even greater demand for the same technology in remodels.”~Jordan Cooper, founder of Whiz CribsThe desire for smart devices…

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