Any business with five or more employees in South Africa is legally required to have in terms of the OHS Act 85 of 1993 and the MHS Act 29 of 1996 to have:
• A written health and safety policy
• Written risk assessments covering all significant workplace hazards
• Access to professional, competent health and safety advice, either internally or through an external consultant
• Suitable and appropriate workplace safety equipment
• Sufficient training for all employee
There are numerous penalties for not complying with the law, including:
• Unlimited fines
• Prison sentences
• Director disqualifications
• A damaged reputation
• Civil compensation claims
Problem V Solution
Our tailored Risk solutions are designed to assist clients comply with health and safety legislation and our services can be tailored to suit your organisation’s specific needs, as and when your organisation requires it. This flexible approach offers small companies a cost-effective way to receive professional advice.
Large organisations can also benefit from our services. For example, we can provide professional support and guidance for your in-house health and safety employees.
Health and Safety Management
As experts in Health and Safety we are extremely knowledgeable and experienced in the management of health and safety, having all served in health and safety managerial roles in the past! It is due to this vast amount of knowledge and experience, as well as the practical and pragmatic approach of our team that we can provide a bespoke service, unique to MSRM
The package see’s all of your organisation’s health and safety needs met through the provision of a dedicated health and safety practitioner, on your site, as much as you need them. Our simple pricing solution enables you to completely outsource all of your health and safety managerial needs, meaning you spend less on expensive salaries and increase resource efficiency within your organisation.
Our state of the art Managerial package is a monthly subscriber arrangement which means even more savings for you organisation as our day rate is reduced even more. What’s more, is this saving continues to grow the more days you use our services.
By working in partnership with MSRM you could have a dedicated Health and Safety Manager for just 20% of the average monthly salary.
Risk Assessment Packages
As Professionals in our Field of Expertise we can offer you a tailored Package that suits your needs in line with legislation our Risk Management System is a fully integrated platform that supports your Health and Safety recording, monitoring, reporting and legislative requirements. The simplification and streamlining of your current risk management processes using state of the art scale-able software will provide significant benefits along with comprehensive visibility into your Health and Safety performance.
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations within the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 Section 8 and the Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996 Section 11 require all organisations with employees to carry out written health and safety risk assessments of all of their significant hazards. We will complete this on your behalf, on site, in real time, ensuring that your company is fully compliant.
Risk assessments must be reviewed if there is reason to suspect that it is no longer valid, we will work in conjunction with your team to ensure this is done regularly.
We can also provide fully accredited training to your operational staff and management alike to enable them to competently complete risk assessments themselves.
With so many pieces of Health and Safety legislation, risk assessing can seem overwhelming at times. Why not let the Nolwazi MSRM team take the headache out of health and safety and do it all for you !
Emergency & Fire Risk Assessment
Our qualified personal have many years of experience in fire safety. They won’t only provide you with a risk assessment but also provide you with solutions to your organisation’s fire safety concerns.
At Nolwazi MSRM, we can carry out your fire risk assessment for you, working to the highest possible standard and ensuring you comply with all your legal and contractual obligations your insurance policy requirements.
Our dedicated team are fully trained and highly experienced and can perform the most appropriate assessment process for your individual specifications and requirements. They can also advise you on any remedial action that needs to be taken following the results. So for a complete fire safety service, you can count on Nolwazi MSRM !
Safe Systems of Work
Method statements are required under the basic legal concept of due diligence and is intended to provide both your client and the individuals that are carrying out the work, with the necessary information to undertake and to perform the job safely.
It is essential that a copy of the Method Statements is kept available for inspection by all personnel. In addition, it is the responsibility of Management to ensure that all operatives are aware of their role in the job which is outlined within the method statement.
Method statements will depend on the complexity and size of the job and are intended to show how the work will be executed safely.
Our team of expert health and safety practitioners will work with your organisation to create and more importantly implement, risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work. Remember, all of our work is conducted on site, in real time, thus ensuring it is suitable, sufficient and legally complaint.
Legal Compliance Inspections
We will provide practical, yet detailed workplace health and safety inspections at your premises which will highlight both areas for improvement and areas of good practice enabling you to see what is working well and where company resources need to be better directed in the future to ensure a safer working environment for your employees and to address your legal liabilities !
The practical and physical presence of a health and safety professional on site can greatly improve employee productivity and safety buy-in. This is because it not only acts as a deterrent to staff who may otherwise try to cut corners whilst performing their workplace activities, but more importantly because employees see a very real commitment from top and senior management to improving their safety, health and working environment.
Nolwazi MSRM will provide a full and thorough workplace inspection as well as a detailed and comprehensive follow-up report, including recommendations for implementation allowing you to easily identify and rectify workplace safety concerns.
Legal Compliance and Compliance Audits
It is a requirement to not only monitor workplace conditions, but also monitor your organisations health and safety management system. Yes that is right your ISO and other provisions as a whole, including; policies and procedures, employee inductions and training, consultation, communication and participation etc.
Nolwazi MSRM experienced health and safety consultants are extremely well versed in undertaking systematic and audits of workplace health and safety systems which effectively identify deficiencies in procedural and operational health and safety arrangements.
This enables our expert consultants to draw up a realistic and effective report and action plan which ensures your health and safety pitfalls are highlighted and addressed and legislative compliance is achieved.
Quality Management System
Environmental Management System
Health & Safety Management System