Definition according to The Occupational Health and Safety Act no. 85 of 1993: “Biological Monitoring means a planned programme of periodic collection and analysis of body fluid, tissues, etc. or exhaled air in order to detect and quantify the exposure to or absorption of any substance or organism by persons.”
So, in other words… A company […]
In the Occupational Health & Safety Act no.85 of 1993, reference is made to ‘medical surveillance’ and is defined as a planned programme of periodic examination (which may include clinical examinations, biological monitoring or medical tests) of employees by an Occupational Health Practitioner or, in prescribed cases, by an Occupational Medical Practitioner.
In addition to the […]
“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”
The price of not stopping to understand this simple approach to managing health issues in the workplace costs many organisations millions of Rands annually!
The health profile of employees needs to be carefully considered before organisations embark on a health management programme. The core problems are: the lack […]