Deon Van Heerden

Deon Van Heerden
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DVH Consulting cc
Biography: Deon is a retired engineer with 30 plus years of exposure to all aspects of Health and Safety in manufacturing, maintenance and construction to name a few. He is the managing member of DVH Consulting cc, a company whose aim it is to promote and improve Health and Safety amongst the employees of companies. He is an Occupational Health and Safety Professional (OSHPROF) with Saiosh and is a technical member with IOSH.UK. He has obtained Engineering diplomas in Mechanical and Civil Engineering and has a Government Certificate of Competency (GCC) as a Mechanical Engineer for Factories. Deon has 12 years experience as an Engineering Manager appointed as the GMR 2.1 in a variety of factories. 



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Deon Van Heerden
 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question Forklift Operator Appointment Letter
Hi Forklift operators must actually have, besides an appointment letter, a license of the correct code issued by an approved training provider as per the 2015 Driven Machinery Regulation 11 ... [read more]
Published on 06 Apr. 2016 OHSA Legal appointments
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 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question Construction legal appointment
Hi You will find all the required legal appointments in the Construction Regulations (2014) . (Unfortunately you will have to read the regulations).. ... [read more]
Published on 06 Apr. 2016 Construction Consteuction
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 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question Stacking And Storing Legislation
Hi 1. General Safety Regulation 8 - Stacking of articles relates to stacking and storing. 2.Regulation 8(1)(a) states that the stacking operation must be executed personally by a person with... [read more]
Published on 06 Apr. 2016 OHSA Stacking and storing
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 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question X RAYS FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
Hi The only person who may advice on the "legal" amount of x-rays will be someone from the medical profession who have the knowledge to this regard. I suggest that you contact someone who does... [read more]
Published on 27 Feb. 2015 Construction X rays for medicals
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 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question Health and safety classes
Hi Janke The risk that the company runs is that it will not be compliant and the penalties, as described in the Act and Regulations, can be imposed on it. The OHS Act its Regulations require... [read more]
Published on 24 Feb. 2015 Risk Assessment Risk assessment Traiing Safety
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 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question Compressors
Hi Koos I assume that it is a portable air compressor. It then falls under the Pressure Equipment Regulations. It must comply with: 1. regulation 9 - Pressure equipment marking 2. regulation... [read more]
Published on 19 Feb. 2015 OHSA None
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 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question Appointment
Hi You do not mention what business you are in. A company would normally appoint an Environmental officer when its business or an environmental inspectorate require it to do so. It is the trend... [read more]
Published on 10 Feb. 2015 Environmental Appointment letters Health and safety appointments
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 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question What must I include in health and safety management?
Hi Anneli FSP offers a product called the Health and Safety Advisor. You will find answers to most of your Health and Safety questions in this product. You can find the product info on the link... [read more]
Published on 10 Feb. 2015 OHSA Health and safety Health and safety management system Managing health and safety Workplace health and safety
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 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question Hse
Hi Frank FSP Offer a SHE File CD that may be of help to you. https://shefilecd.fspsecure.co.za/ ... [read more]
Published on 10 Feb. 2015 Health and Safety Inspection Safety inspections How to do safety inspections Safety inspection checklist
Deon Van Heerden
 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question SPLITS IN BOARDS
Dawood I recommend that you contact your suppliers for the information... [read more]
Published on 10 Feb. 2015 Health and Safety Inspection Safety inspection Health and Safety Inspection Safety inspection tips
Deon Van Heerden
 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question How do I improve my health and safety programme?
Hi I assume you have a Health and Safety management program with targets. You will also need to get buy-in and support from your management and employees. Everybody must be involved. ... [read more]
Published on 11 Dec. 2014 OHSA Health and safety Improving health and safety Workplace safety Workplace health and safety Health and safety programme
Deon Van Heerden
 Expert Deon Van Heerden answer to the question Do I need to draw up a health and safety budget?
Hi I will advice that you do. Nothing will happen to your company if you don't other than your safety costs it will not be budgeted for. ... [read more]
Published on 11 Dec. 2014 OHSA Health and safety budget Health and safety Safety budget Health and safety expenses


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