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SHEQ Management

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

17th Aug 2020

Leading together in rough storms

Leading together in rough storms 17th Aug 2020 The world’s attention has shifted to Covid-19 and businesses are scrambling not only to stay profitable,...

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17th Aug 2020

Managing quality during a pandemic

Managing quality during a pandemic 17th Aug 2020 Quality management is a crucial element in any organisation. It should be approached like a dance,...

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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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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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17th Aug 2020

A brave new world

A brave new world 17th Aug 2020 Professor Dr Andrew Sharman, global thought leader, safety culture expert and president of the Institute of Occupational...

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17th Aug 2020

Lessons from a semiotic walk on the Danube Island

Lessons from a semiotic walk on the Danube Island 17th Aug 2020 A stroll on the Danube Island leads our columnist to ponder the...

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17th Aug 2020

Take a bow, mining industry!

Take a bow, mining industry! 17th Aug 2020 The mining industry in South Africa should take a bow. Between 1993 and 2019, the industry...

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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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