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When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees.

10 years of H & S excellence

10 years of H & S excellence 10th Dec 2020 The South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh) was established on February 11, 2010, the historic day when South Africa celebrated the 20th anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela from prison. Saiosh is recognised as the professional body to register occupational health and safety (OHS) professionals, in South Africa, by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and in terms of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Act, Act […]

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LNG: Mining fuel of the future?

LNG: Mining fuel of the future? 10th Dec 2020 TheWorldCounts, which sources its data from various organisations, research institutions and news services, notes that the global mining industry accounts for 10% of the world’s total energy consumption – Or the total energy consumption of Australia, Mexico, South Korea, Italy and Canada combined. According to Matthew Fannin, senior consultant of core business operations at Deloitte (the British multinational professional services network), natural gas – when transformed into liquefied natural gas (LNG) […]

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Do we care enough?

Do we care enough? 17th Dec 2020 His experience with medical professionals who were caring for his late wife led BRIAN DARLINGTON to ponder: within the field of health and safety, do we care enough? On 2 June 2011, my late wife Bela was seriously injured in an accident. Fighting for her life, she was airlifted to a neurological hospital in Austria. She had sustained numerous fractures to her face and head and was in a coma for a while. […]

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