Category:Saiosh

17th Aug 2020

Empowering members

Empowering members 17th Aug 2020 Covid-19 infection rates have increased rapidly over recent weeks and we have to brace for worse to come. The...

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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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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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26th Feb 2020

Outlining Saiosh’s Code of Conduct

Professionals often face ethical dilemmas while carrying out their duties. Saiosh is governed by a constitution, a code of conduct and by disciplinary procedures...

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15th Jan 2020

Beware of bogus safety bodies

A legitimate professional body can assist its members in advancing their careers while protecting the public from misconduct. Saiosh CEO NEELS NORTJE provides some...

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13th Jan 2020

Health and safety in the 4IR

Even with an ever-changing work environment and the introduction of new technologies, there will be a need for health and safety officers. Saiosh president...

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18th Oct 2019

Maintaining professional competence

Neels Nortjé, chief executive officer of the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh), explains why it is important to pursue continuing...

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21st Aug 2019

Wanted: Health and safety for emerging contractors

Small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) play a vital role in developing economies because they absorb a significant part of the unemployed labour force, but...

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19th Jun 2019

Mental health affects safety!

For some time now, I’ve been wanting to write about mental health – a condition that affects so many lives Some case studies on...

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24th Apr 2019

A proud history

Saiosh CEO, Neels Nortje, takes us down memory lane and chronicles the history of Occupational Health and Safety in South Africa. Although there was...

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