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03 Upfront
- Online from China: Noncompliant footwear, respiratory protection products slip in undetected.

05 OHS in Focus
- Be mentally prepared for emergencies, advises Leighton Bennett, Benrisk Consulting, Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA. At home, at work, take time to practise your reaction to potential dangers.

07 Safety in Construction
- The long overdue overhaul of South African construction health and safety, by Professor John Smallwood, Professor of Construction Management, Department of Construction Management, Nelson Mandela University.

13 Housekeeping
- Pristine spaces promote wellbeing, writes Francois van Zyl, GM of Broll Specialised Services.

14 Standards
- ASTM International shows how standards underpin sustainability efforts, and devises a standard for ‘deadly’ beach umbrellas.

15 Competition
- Master Builders Association North Regional Safety Competition.

17 Water
- South Africa’s water crisis – a call to action for climate-resilient solutions, by Robert Erasmus of Sanitech.

18 Workwear
- Pioneering protection: The evolution of Da Gama’s D59 workwear fabrics, by Janice Roberts, Technical Projects Manager, Da Gama Textiles.

19 Innovation
- Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft: Helmet with vibration sensor for excavator drivers.
- Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft: Sensor measures oxygen content of breath.
- Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft: Web platform and app aim to improve quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease.

23 Buyers' Guide
- What's on offer.

Advertisers in this Issue
Kaliber (02), Palm Footwear/Terrapod (OFC), Rainbow Group (06), Rebel SafetyGear (04), S&V Calendar (this page), S&V Directory (12), SAFLEC (03).

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