NOSA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the JSE listed MICROmega Holdings Limited. The company is a leading global supplier of occupational risk management services and solutions and continually strives to enhance their clients’ business performance while simultaneously creating a safe environment for the workforce. The investment that NOSA continues to make in new products and services ensures the company remains a leader both locally and internationally in the ever expanding and demand driven safety, health and environmental management industry.
In total, NOSA trains in the region of 40 000 individuals and conducts site assessments at over 2 000 client sites per annum. NOSA has a network of 28 offices strategically located across Southern Africa, which allows the company to provide services to its extensive client base from their “doorstep”. In addition, NOSA has offices in China and South America, and provides services to companies in India, the United States, Turkey and Indonesia, making the company a truly international service provider.
NOSA is committed to conducting business in an ethical manner and supports company values of honesty, integrity, respect and accountability. Given its history, NOSA views itself as a role model within the SHEQ industry, and strives to uphold the highest standards of ethical conduct. NOSA has a highly competent and experienced staff complement, enabling the business, through exceptional service, to meet the growing needs of its client base, particularly given the increased pressure on companies to comply with occupational health, safety and environmental legislation.
COMPANY STATISTICS / DEMOGRAPHICS / HISTORY
Year founded: Originally 1951
Trade affiliations: HWSETA, Fassett, Merseta, MQA, AgriSETA, Services Seta
Current customer base: 2 000
Your company’s Top brands: SAMTRAC, NOSA-ims, MIRACLES and the NOSA Five Star System
New products: SAMTRAC E-Learning, NOSA-ims, NOSA Working @ Heights
BUSINESS & FINANCE
Turnover: R274 807 000
NPAT: R45 042 000
Financial year-end: March
Market share: +/- 65%
NATURE OF BUSINESS
Description of activity: Global supplier of risk management services
Products/services offered: Health, safety and environmental training, auditing and consulting services to mining and general industry sectors, fire risk management, hygiene services, software solutions
CONTRACTS & AWARDS
Environmental health and safety standards: Complies with Occupational Health and Safety Act, No 85 of 1993
Joint ventures: MECS Africa, Diligent Consulting
TRAINING & CSI
Training programmes: Based on modern occupational risk management principles that equip employees of all levels, with knowledge and skills to reduce workplace incidents, create healthier workplaces and identify and manage environmental impacts in an integrated manner.
CSI initiatives: NOSA contributes, by way of donations and fund raisers, to various children’s homes, crèches and schools, as well as to “Save the Rhino”.
Black empowerment level – total staff (%): 25.1%-50% black shareholding
Level 6 contributor
1 | Founded in 1951
2 | A wholly-owned subsidiary of MICROmega Holdings Limited
3 | Trains 40 000 people per year
4 | Conducts more than 2 000 site visits every year
5 | Committed to conducting business in an ethical manner