JOHANNESBURG – Drug and alcohol abuse among mineworkers is an ongoing battle, as drugs are often used as a coping mechanism to deal with stress, unhappiness or the pressures of daily life, drug and alcohol testing distributor ALCO-Safe director Rhys Evans tells Mining Weekly. https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drugs-alcohol-often-used-on-mines-to-cope-with-pressures-of-daily-life-2015-09-25
Workforce Holdings Limited (JSE: WKF) is delivering on its stated growth and diversification strategy with the expansion of its African business, Workforce Africa. This business focuses on providing staffing, recruitment, training, healthcare and project capability solutions for employers needing turnkey people solutions in any location on the African continent, from artisans to knowledge workers.
While the mining industry’s awareness of the importance of substance abuse management and assistance programmes for employees is slowly increasing, there has not been a significant shift towards implementing these programmes, says specialist health and wellness company Workforce Healthcare MD Dr Richard Malkin
Workforce Holdings Limited (“Workforce”) (JSE: WKF), today announced a promising set of interim results for the half year ended June 2015. The group is reaping the rewards of its diversification strategy, led by its chairman Ronny Katz and chief executive officer Lawrence Diamond.
The Department of Health in the Western Cape has appointed Allmed Healthcare Professionals, a Workforce Holdings Limited (JSE: WKF) company, to source nursing staff for all the province’s state hospitals for the next two years, which commenced on 1 July 2015. Allmed will supply professional nurses and sisters, staff nurses and auxiliary nurses according to
By Donald Houston-McMillan, Managing Director of Allmed Healthcare Professionals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Workforce Holdings Limited In some sectors of the economy, the nature of the work means that a more fluid workforce better suits the needs of the worker, the employer and the end customer. The healthcare environment is one such sector, with