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

13th Jan 2023

Speak up

Speak up 8th Dec 2022 The previous piece* dove into various reasons why people behave unsafely, from both an individual and organisational perspective. This...

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13th Jan 2023

Greater vigilance against risks

Greater vigilance against risks 5th Dec 2022 The global population has now passed eight billion. Demand and supply of products and resources are increasing...

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30th Nov 2022

Put it on paper to save our planet!

Put it on paper to save our planet! 26th Sep 2022 We’ve all probably seen this statement at the end of numerous messages: “Consider...

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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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21st Nov 2022

Mixed emotions: A result of groupthink

Mixed emotions: A result of groupthink 21st Nov 2022 Sitting at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, waiting to catch a flight to Europe...

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14th Nov 2022

Suspension trauma can kill you!

Suspension trauma can kill you! 14th Nov 2022 Suspension trauma, also known as harness hang syndrome, suspension syndrome, or suspension syncope, is a life-threatening...

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15th Oct 2022

Why people behave unsafely

Why people behave unsafely 15th Oct 2022 We aim to keep this book* light and useful, so we’re trying to avoid going down the...

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15th Oct 2022

Understanding culture: myths and symbols

Understanding culture: myths and symbols 15th Oct 2022 I recently spent a couple of days in the Greek city of Athens and was, as...

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14th Oct 2022

How does climate change influence H&S

How does climate change influence H&S 14th Oct 2022 I’ve been sceptical about the validity of several studies performed on pollution and its environmental...

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14th Oct 2022

Top 10 guidance tips on fall protection

Top 10 guidance tips on fall protection 14th Oct 2022 South Africa’s legislation is unique:  we are one of the only countries that doesn’t...

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19th Aug 2022

H&S rigour during the new normal

H&S rigour during the new normal 19th Aug 2022 Disruption coupled with innovation is the norm post-pandemic. The global economy is in complete disarray...

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18th Aug 2022

The everyday Holocaust

The everyday Holocaust 16th Aug 2022 Around seven million people were murdered by the Nazis during the six years of World War II. It’s...

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16th Aug 2022

Working at height and ergonomics

Working at height and ergonomics 12th Aug 2022 Many risks can be identified if you use an “ergonomic lens” to look at various work...

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10th Aug 2022

The sitting issue

The sitting issue 10th Aug 2022 We sit too much and it’s bad for our health. These two facts are becoming increasingly hard to...

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3rd Aug 2022

Safety is not always a choice you make

Safety is not always a choice you make 3rd Aug 2022 Enjoying my summer leave sitting on the patio of my apartment on the...

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