ARTICLES RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY

Mantashe: lowest mine fatalities on record

2020-01-24 12:07

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe announces the latest statistics on mining health and safety.

Mom shares 'I still feel bad that I thought that it was not a major injury'

2019-08-30 12:40

Puseletso shared a story about how her nephew got a serious injury after falling at a party.

Department of Health responsible for crisis at nursing college – Student Forum

2017-05-10 20:10

The Student’s Forum 4 Service Delivery says the Department of Health is responsible for the current crisis at the Mmabatho Nursing College.

Getting rid of that gun could save your life

2016-11-30 08:47

A legal gun is used in 75% of cases in which a woman is shot and killed, and in 60% of cases this shooting occurs in her home.

Are your skinny jeans bad for you?

2015-07-07 11:27

Are you at risk of 'skinny jeans syndrome'? Everything you need to know and more…

2 330+ needlestick injuries for Gauteng health workers

2015-06-02 15:15

Health workers suffered more than 2 330 needlestick injuries in Gauteng in the past three years, prompting the need for more protection and training, the provincial DA says.

Raw sewage on its way to the Vaal Dam - DA

2015-05-18 14:48

A project which will pump raw sewage into the Vaal Dam is at an advanced stage, according to James Letuka, a DA member of the Free State provincial legislature.

Assisted death will lead to prosecution, court hears

2015-04-29 15:09

If a bid by a dying man to have a doctor end his life is granted by a court, it will expose that doctor to prosecution, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Mystery bankie at cannabis roundtable explained

2015-04-09 17:19

The mystery of the small zip lock bag containing what looked like three dagga seeds left on everybody's seat at a conference on medicinal cannabis use, has been solved.

Mystery bankie at cannabis conference

2015-04-09 13:37

A tiny zip lock bag containing three small seeds was given to delegates at a discussion on the medicinal use of cannabis hosted by the Department of Social Development and the Central Drug Authority in Benoni. But who handed it out?

 

Meningitis case confirmed at North West University

2019-10-22 18:08

An isolated case of meningitis has been confirmed at North West University's Potchefstroom campus.

WATCH: 'I have nothing to say to those nurses' - woman left to give birth outside Mamelodi clinic

2019-07-08 16:54

Elina Maseko has no words for the nurses who allegedly refused her right to healthcare which led to Maseko giving birth to her baby at the gates of Stanza Bopape Clinic in Mamelodi, Tshwane.

Mining death stats worry unions, Chamber of Mines

2017-01-19 18:15

Mining industry stakeholders noted the improvement in recent health and safety statistics but are still disappointed.

Woman pulled into rotating machine

2015-09-17 10:09

A woman is in a critical condition after her arm got caught in a rotating machine she was working on and pulled her in, paramedics say.

As it happened: Noakes hearing postponed to November

2015-06-04 09:12

Tim Noakes HPCSA hearing has been postponed to November 23 this year.

Dept still assessing 'probable' cancer-causing herbicide

2015-05-24 10:01

The Department of Agriculture is still determining whether a compound in about 100 locally used pesticides, and that has been found by an international agency to "probably" cause cancer, will have to be regulated.

Lose weight without taking toxic diet pills

2015-05-09 11:39

A nutritional consultant tells Health24 there is no such thing as a quick-fix to lose weight, following a warning over the deadly drug 2.4-dinitrophenol (DNP).

Your doctor could be high, warns professor

2015-04-09 21:33

There should be greater drug monitoring of health practitioners, including pilots, says Professor Solomon Rataemane.

Is there a place for dagga in medicine?

2015-04-09 15:44

Are the medical benefits of cannabis being over-hyped? The government is looking into this at a conference about the safety and dangers of cannabis use in South Africa.

Should we name and shame?

2015-03-09 12:02

Pamela Simpson weighs in on why we shouldn't point fingers in times of disaster and chaos.

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