Your browser version is outdated. We recommend that you update your browser to the latest version.

Soteria Salus (Pty) Ltd was established a decade ago by Meggan McPhee (a.k.a Ferreira / Janse van Rensburg) in February 2008. Soteria Salus would like to be the Management Consulting Firm of choice in providing integrated Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Management System answers to companies that need deliverance and preservation from harm. Soteria Salus will give guidance to those companies in order for them to have a workplace that is a Safe and Healthy Environment for all their employees ensuring all our assets are well looked after.

As the Managing Director, Meggan McPhee is committed to treating every company's needs confidentially and individually, finding them solutions to comply with the requirements set out by the OHSA (Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations  Act 85 of 1993) and working closely with the relevant Regulations by :

PHASE 1 :

Establishing where you are in comparison to where you should be. A Gap Analysis Audit can be beneficial in establishing where the company / building is with regards to compliance and highlighting non-compliance areas.

PHASE 2 :

Helping the company implement their Action Plan in order to minimize business risks; this includes all Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality Management Systems and getting the company compliant with the OHS Act and Regulations. Monthly rates for the first 6 months will be mutually agreed to in writing and can be undertaken without Phase 1.

This could include :

  • Implementing SHE Management (overseeing that the non compliances are systematically addressed and in accordance with legislation, ensuring that cost effective solutions will be looked at). This could include writing of the procedures, policies, appointments, registers, checklists,legal register, management plans, permit to work, method statements, risk assessments, training presentations, etc.
  • Maintaining SHE Management (overseeing that the system is compliant with legislation.) This will include writing of the procedures, policies, appointments, registers, checklists, legal register, management plans, permit to work, method statements, risk assessments, training presentations, etc. which may be needed.
  • Assistance in obtaining Atmospheric Emission Licenses and Reporting to NAEIS Annually.
  • Establishing what Precautionary Measures are needed (Fire fighting equipment, first aid boxes, signage and emergency plans as per the business and building specifications).
  • Assisting in ensuring Accredited Training Providers are utilized for Safety Health and Environment, Fire, First Aid and Emergency Prepardness - offered through other providers
  • Training internally without accreditation  (Induction, Legal / The Act, Stacking Supervisors, Permit to Work, Risk Assessment, Safety File Training).
  • Wellness Programs and testing of staff for Occupational Illness and Diseases in accordance with the Construction Regulations – offered through other providers.
  • Incident / Accident Investigations for Occupational Injuries and Diseases which happen within the Company.
  • Risk Assessments using the Management System which best suits the company / standards for the company or client.
  • Drawing up contractor (Section 37.2 / Mandatary) Agreements for SHE responsibilities between the landlord and the lessee, or contractor to companies.
  • Contractor File Compilation for Projects according to the specification of the client and scope of works being undertaken by the company.
  • Safety Management on construction sites for Projects –as the Principal Safety Officer for the Client / Principal Contractor.
  • Safety Management on construction sites for Projects –as the Mandatary Safety Officer for the Sub Contractor/s.
  • Utilizing and sourcing of Emergency Equipment for the client as per the building / site requirements.
  • Site Audits and Inspections as per the requirements and specifications issued by the client.
  • Obtaining Letter of Good Standing from the Compensation Funds (DOL, FEM and RMA).
  • Completing annual Return of Earnings with the Compensation Funds (DOL, FEM and RMA).
  • Correspondence with the Compensation Funds on queries or changes to accounts (DOL, FEM and RMA).
  • Obtaining Certificate of Acceptability (COA’s) for Food Premises with the relevant Health Department Inspectors.
  • Obtaining Fire Approval for premises obtaining business licenses with the relevant Fire Department Inspectors.
  • Obtaining Occupation Certificates for premises obtaining business licenses with the relevant Planning Department.
  • UIF Registrations for companies and or employees on the DOL website.

SYSTEM MAINTENANCE : After the implementation phase, inspections and spot checks can be done at timely intervals in order to maintain compliance with a retainer fee per month.

²