Category:Regulars

31st Jul 2020

Our world is not your ashtray!

Our world is not your ashtray! 31st Jul 2020 Our columnist’s blood boils when he sees cigarette butts lying on the ground. He says...

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31st Jul 2020

Beliefs drive behaviour

Beliefs drive behaviour 31st Jul 2020 Kyle Bloch highlights how our beliefs and assumptions influence our actions, especially during emergency situations, and provides pointers...

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2nd Jul 2020

The essential trio

There is a problem-solving principle that exists within the philosophical field known as Occam’s Razor. In layman’s terms, it advises that the simplest explanation...

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2nd Jul 2020

Risk communication: For better or worse

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the fact that there is no better time to communicate than during a time of crisis, and the uncertainty...

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2nd Jul 2020

Volenti non fit injuria

There was a time employees who were injured at work were unsuccessful if they attempted to obtain compensation by suing their employers. Dr Albert...

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2nd Jul 2020

Saiosh response to Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is presenting various challenges, as well as opportunities, for health and safety professionals, who are used to dealing with risk as...

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2nd Jul 2020

More good news!

In our last issue, I wrote about the good news associated with Covid-19 (yes, I am an optimist). Now, I bring you more good...

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24th Apr 2020

What can South Africa Learn from UK Developments?

The workplace is a complex environment in more ways than most people might think. Various factors operate synergistically or in isolation to produce undesirable...

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24th Apr 2020

The rise of Saiosh

The year 2020 is special for Saiosh, an organisation established by dedicated industry professionals in 2010. A decade later, with more than 15 000...

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24th Apr 2020

Do we listen with intent?

A chance encounter with an Australian led our columnist to ponder the importance of listening with intent – and not just hearing. He writes...

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