About Us

Heart of Safety is passion driven and has a great aptitude towards health and safety. Nico Prinsloo has 10 years of experience in the field of Occupational Health and Safety and holds a Btech degree and Diploma in Safety Management and is registered as a Health and Safety Practitioner with the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh) as a graduate member.

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Free School Safety Guidelines and Checklist.

Heart of Safety is dedicated to the safety and well being of all learners and teachers in South Africa. Please feel free to click on the link below and complete the Free School Safety Audit.

Legal Health and Safety Compliance Audit.

This entails a full health and safety audit that will be carried out by a registered Health and Safety Practitioner. Heart of Safety will observe and identify any short comings and will issue a certificate of compliance once non-compliance has been ironed out. The process entails of a full measurement and evaluation of a company against the regulations promulgated under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Act 85 of 1993.

Emergency Evacuation Plan.

Heart of Safety can assist in drawing up well executed emergency escape plans to ensure that employees evacuate a building safe and without risk to their health. According to Environmental Regulations for Workplaces, 1987 9(1) - Fire precautions and means of egress, every employer shall ensure that in case of a fire:
(a) any emergency escape door from any room or passage or at a staircase shall, as far as is practicable, be hung so as to open outwards;
(b) every door of a room in which persons may be present, and every door of a passage or at a staircase serving as a means of exit from such room, shall be kept clear and capable of being easily and rapidly opened from inside so as to ensure quick and easy evacuation.

Health and Safety File.

A Safety File focus on the management of health and safety for construction sites. It consists of different sections to manage contractor and sub-contractors during a construction project which includes training, registers, legal appointments and other content required by law to protect the employer from criminal liability.

Risk Assessment.

Heart of Safety can assist with setting up a Risk profile for the company. Identifying and capturing all the risks in the company that poses a threat to employees. We will also put control measures in place to mitigate risks and hazards identified during the risk assessment.

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Is health and safety necessary at the workplace?

Nico Prinsloo According to the 2018/19 annual report of the Department of Labour there were 156 223 claims registered with the...

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