Wilna Louw-malan

Wilna Louw-malan
Biography: Wilna is the General Manager of Edwilo Risk Consultants, a health safety and environmental consultancy business. She is a registered Occupational Safety Professional, Assessor for OSHAP PDB, Deputy President of the Institute of Safety Management and a registered HSE Systems Auditor. (B. Cur, OH, ROSProf, F.IoSM, SAATCA HSE 002)



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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question Alcohol Breathylizer
the use of the breathalyzer on site should be motivated by your HSE risk assessment. Based on your risk assessment the company can implement testing for alcohol on site. Following this, if the... [read more]
Published on 07 Mar. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Policies and procedures
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question Fork lift driving
I am not familiar with the specific forklift but i take it the capacity of the forklift is more than 750kg. In that case, no you are not legal to drive the forklift as your license has expired. The... [read more]
Published on 07 Mar. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Fork lift driving Forklift licence Driving a fork lift
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question SAFETY REP DUTIES
It is important here to confirm what the self-audit implies. The self-audit is a manner through which a person with sufficient knowledge and understanding will evaluate the file to ensure the file... [read more]
Published on 03 Mar. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Safety rep duties
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
As per the new Construction Regulation (7 Feb 2014) all safety officers and safety managers, whether contractor or sub-contractor, working on a construction site need to have professional... [read more]
Published on 03 Mar. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Professional registration within the construction industry
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question MEDICALS
The medical surveillance as indicated is well inline with the person spec for the task. I do not have the detail of the height questionnaire, but do ensure that psychological aspects like depression... [read more]
Published on 03 Mar. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Medicals
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question SAFETY BOOTS
The lifespan of safety shoes is determined by the shoe quality as well as the work environment. You do not indicate the type of work the employees are doing. In a number of work environments safety... [read more]
Published on 03 Mar. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Safety boots
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question CHIN STRAPS
Yes based on the outcome of the incident assessment, you can introduce the use of chin straps. it is important to ensure that the implementation of such a measure will not cause other problems. ... [read more]
Published on 03 Mar. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Chin straps
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question FATIGUE
In terms of construction workers, there are no health and safety related risks that require special work hours. Construction workers will thus work according to the Basic Conditions of Employment... [read more]
Published on 03 Mar. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Fatigue
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question Necessary documents for minor works
The answer to your question is indicated in the definition of construction work. Where the "minor work" you refer to falls within this definition, you have to comply with he full legal... [read more]
Published on 17 Feb. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Required documents for minor works
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question Fire Equipment Demarcation Signage
Fire fighting equipment should have signage in place to indicate clearly the position of the equipment to ensure it will be found when required in case of emergency. The signage used for hand-held... [read more]
Published on 17 Feb. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Fire equipment demarcation
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 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER REGISTRATION
At present, the only registration for individuals working in the Safety Risk Management environment is under the Construction Regulation. A per the new Construction Regulation promulgated last week,... [read more]
Published on 12 Feb. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Health and safety officer Health and safety officer registration
Wilna Louw-malan
 Expert Wilna Louw-malan answer to the question Pressure vessels
Your first stop with regards to legislation will be the Pressure Equipment Regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Secondly you need to look at the applicable SANS codes, which you... [read more]
Published on 11 Feb. 2014 Health & Safety Helpdesk Pressure vessels Testing of pressure vessels


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