Current Issue – Vol. 28 No. 4 July/August 2022

Editor-in-Chief: Gill Nelson, PhD (Occupational Health): University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Assistant Editor: Ntombizodwa Ndlovu, PhD (Occupational Health): University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
e-ISSN: 2226-6097
ISSN: 1024-6274
Frequency: 6 issues per year
Occupational Health Southern Africa is on the Department of Higher Education and Training’s list of Approved South African Journals; authors of peer-reviewed papers thus qualify for subsidies for their affiliated tertiary institutions. It is also listed in African Index Medicus; and is on the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) website list of journals following the ICMJE recommendations for the conduct, reporting, editing and publication of scholarly work in medical journals.
From the Guest Editor
Women's Month

Women in mining in 2022
Minerals Council South Africa
Original Research

Noise exposure abatement: a perspective from industry occupational health risk assessment reports
O Rikhotso, TJ Morodi, DM Masekameni
Review Article

Water quality challenges in buildings during prolonged low or no occupancy: a cause for concern during COVID-19 lockdowns and related building closures
A Gomba, L Singh, T Singh
Opinion

Should algorithmic pattern recognition be included in medical surveillance of noise-induced hearing loss?
A Thomson, W Delva
Reports

Community of practice on occupational health and safety – 2021 annual tuberculosis and occupational health and safety regional response progress report meeting
AUDA-NEPAD
Occupational health and safety challenges in workplace improvement in Africa
OSHAfrica
Global Exposure Manager
Occupational Health Legislation

Workplace vaccination policies: employers’ individual circumstances and proper procedures are still paramount
Bowmans
Asbestos Abatement Regulations, 2020 promulgated under the Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 85 of 1993 (as amended)
Department of Employment and Labour
Society Reports

SASOM
SASOHN
SAIOH
News

Mine waste leaves toxic legacies
Mine Tailings Working Group
Rand Mutual Assurance launches its Prevention Programme
RMA
Positive industry turnout for A-OSH Expo, 2022
A-OSH
Award-winning occupational health audiometry enabling business to have faster, more efficient and affordable hearing testing procedures, on site
hearX Group
Official Journal