Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)

The SHE Department was established to provide safety, health and environmental services to the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS).The Department is comprised of a safety, an occupational health and waste assurance sections.

The team includes SHE Managers, Safety Professionals, Occupational Health Practitioners and Waste Assurance Professionals. The team services the NHLS which comprises a workforce in excess of 8375 employees working in approximately 360 laboratories located nationally.

The scope of services includes but is not limited to:

  • SHE policy and procedure formulation
  • Risk assessment
  • Health and safety audits
  • Incident management and investigations
  • Training
  • SHE training
  • Medical surveillance
  • Cradle to grave management of waste
  • OHASIS implementation and management

For more Information about the Safety, Health and Environment (SHE), contact:

Head of Safety, Health and Environment
Mr David Jones
Tel: 011 712 6412

Deputy Manager – National SHE Department
Michelle Morgan
Tel: 011 712 6447

Occupational Medicine Practitioner
Dr Graham Chin
Tel: 011 712 6485

Waste Assurance Manager
Mmashela Kgole
Tel: 011 712 6484

SHE Administrator
Ms Nonjabulo Xulu
011 712 6437