We are a group of highly qualified individuals, educated in Occupational Health and Safety Legal Compliance, Environmental Management, Quality Management, Auditing, Training and relevant accreditations in the field.
The Occupational Health and Safety Industry, through the Government, Department of Labour and the SACPCMP, South African Council for Project & Construction Management Professionals, have taken drastic steps to regulate the industry and the new law (PROJECT AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONS ACT NO.48 OF 2000) was published last year and is active as of 1 August 2013.
In the beginning 2013, we have applied for certification and was awarded Pr CHSA (Professional) status.
We are registered with the following Certification bodies:
- SACPCMP – South African Council for Project & Construction Management Professionals –SACPCMP Act (48) of 2000:
- Certified Safety Agent – Professional Status Pr.CHSA (CHASA/012/2013)
- IOSH – Institute of Safety & Health – Corporate Membership (049871)
- IIRSM – International Institute for Risk & Safety Management (202715)
- Certified HSE Training Provider (Certification No – INTRA 2354)
- Certified First Aid Training with Department Of Labour in partnership with Fahrenheit Training cc Certification No – CI 321)
Although Lourens has only joined the LCA team during March 2014 as one of our HSE Practitioners – his Health & Safety career started in 2011 already, where he was appointed as a Safety Officer – supervising employees and taking care of a whole Estate’s Health & Safety compliance.
Not just does Lourens’ exceptional knowledge of the Health & Safety disciplines make him an asset to the company – his commitment to ensure that each of our clients are treated with the utmost respect and promptness also makes him invincible.
Lourens has a broad spectrum of experience in various industries – he was involved in the Security industry, distribution and human resources. He has also obtained a Human Resource Management Certificate in 2009. His passion for Health & Safety though – has driven Lourens to complete his SAMTRAC Certificate in 2015 and he is currently busy to further his H&S knowledge with short courses in between his work responsibilities. He plans to enrol for NEBOSH International as well as his diploma in Health & Safety during this year.
Lourens is definitely the “go-to-guy” to assist existing and new clients with Vendor Audits, he has a 100% success rate in Vendor application audits with Saldanha Steel and has represented clients at Transnet with their special requirements as well.
Lourens’ motto in life is “Live boldly and bloom to your fullest potential by taking small but fearless daily actions in the direction of your dream”