Consulting Occupational Hygienists CC. provides a quality driven consulting service in the field of Occupational Health and Safety. We also facilitate Health and Safety related Training to ensure that the employer complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act. During 2014 COH was accredited by SANAS as an ISO 17020:2012 Inspection Body and subsequent to that the Department of Labour granted us Approval and an Inspection Body.
Our client base covers renowned South African companies such as Eskom, Transnet, Sasol, Arcellor Mittal, Alstom, EnviroServ Waste Management, Drizit Environmental, Rapid Spill Response, De Beers, Anglo American, Highveld Steel etc.
Abroad we also provide our service in Namibia, Botswana, DRC, Mozambique, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Angola.
COH is an independent consultancy with the primary focus on the industry, to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and recommend mitigation for occupational hygiene stress factors in the workplace, which may contribute or cause ill or adverse health effects. Besides the Occupational Health and Safety Act which requires the control of such factors, employees is a valuable asset and industry spend billions annually to train and educate the workforce to provide a professional and quality service to their customers. If absenteeism increase due to work related injuries or adverse health effects, this service might be compromised.
By rendering a quality and professional service, we assist our customers to comply with the law and ensure that the workforce is protected against stressors, which may result in ill health.
The founder and resident Occupational Hygienist, Mr. Koos Roets, a well-known person in the industry together with his professional team of SAIOH registered members are at the ready to assist the employer in his Occupational Health and Safety or Training needs. Accumulative the members of the team have 44 years experience in the field.
• Hazardous Chemical Substances including Lead and Asbestos,
• Control measures including ventilation system testing
We also provide measurement of: (Due to the current Regulation these stress factors do not currently require AIA accreditation, but will be added to our scope as soon as the legislation changes)
• Temperature extremes
• UV and EMF
• Hand,Arm,Whole Body Vibration
• Hazardous Biological Agents
• Baseline Ergonomics assessments.