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Why companies should have HIV awareness training at work

HIV/AIDS is not a disease that can be separated from the work area. Workers spend most of their days at work and interact with people at work. HIV awareness training at work is important because it helps to clear up misunderstandings about the disease and prevents discrimination against co-workers who have contracted HIV/AIDS. It also … Read more

Basic Education of Adults

The basic education of Adults is a priority in this country. We cannot wait until a new generation comes into the workplace with all the required skills. In fact many learners come out of the school system unable to read, write or calculate. The first big boost for basic education of adults came in 2000 … Read more

HIV awareness

Public health officials estimate one in four adult South Africans realistically can claim “comprehensive HIV awareness.” Only a quarter of South Africans have working knowledge of how the disease affects the body, how it spreads, how to recognize its symptoms, and what to do in case of exposure. Comprehensive HIV awareness includes the ability to … Read more

HIV awareness training can prevent unnecessary costs to the company

Although it may seem harsh to consider the financial implications of HIV infection at work, employers should note that workers are entitled to compensation for injuries sustained at work. Rather than risking infection, companies should invest in HIV awareness training as provided by Triple-e. Accidents do happen and although we may take every precaution to … Read more