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Our regular columns and sections are all contributions from leading industry figures.

30th Nov 2022

Vexing questions

Vexing questions 30th Sep 2022 Over the past year or so, like most people, we have been preoccupied with the Covid-19 pandemic. Unsurprisingly, most...

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1st Aug 2022

Mandatory vaccinations – a turning tide?

Mandatory vaccinations – a turning tide? 1st Aug 2022 It is not surprising that the Covid crisis is abating, but will the call for...

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27th Jul 2022

Covid-19 still vexing occupational health

Covid-19 still vexing occupational health 14th Jun 2022 When Covid-19 was first detected in March 2020, it was feared that the pandemic would be...

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4th May 2022

Covid: a legal game changer?

Covid: a legal game changer? 8th Apr 2022 We seem to now be part of a new dispensation – one not governed by the...

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8th Feb 2022

Mandatory Covid mandates: US Supreme Court speaks

Mandatory Covid mandates: US Supreme Court speaks 8th Feb 2022 The question of employers imposing mandatory Covid-19 mandates is very topical right now. Typically,...

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26th Jan 2022

Statutory risk control and Covid-19

Statutory risk control and Covid-19 13th Dec 2021 The first step of any statutory risk control programme is to identify the relevant regulations. Sadly,...

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1st Dec 2021

Risk control and compliance

Confined spaces at heights 15th Oct 2021 What are the complications of applying risk control principles to the problems stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic?...

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22nd Sep 2021

Counting the cost

Counting the cost 22nd Sep 2021 Events during July, where rampaging mobs of people in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng looted and burnt shops, warehouses and...

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17th Jun 2021

Covid vaccinations: Could a compensation fund work?

Covid vaccinations: Could a compensation fund work? 17th Jun 2021 In this issue, Professor Robert Vivian and Dr Albert Mushai explore the concept of...

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16th Apr 2021

The case of Covid-19 vaccines

The case of Covid-19 vaccines 16th Apr 2021 In light of some concerns with Covid-19 vaccines, Professor Robert Vivian and Dr Albert Mushai discuss...

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24th Feb 2021

The devil is in the detail

The devil is in the detail 24th Feb 2021 When businesses went into lockdown, as part of the measures by governments to contain the...

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8th Oct 2020

Covid-19: exposing legal risk in insurance

Covid-19: exposing legal risk in insurance 8th Oct 2020 Insurance markets worldwide operate on the basic premise that insurers know the risks for which...

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17th Aug 2020

Lessons for SA from the UK – occupational diseases compensation

Lessons for SA from the UK – occupational diseases compensation 17th Aug 2020 Compensation for occupational diseases should, in general, be handled the same...

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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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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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