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SHEQ Management

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

20th Jan 2020

At the heart of the matter

BLAKE GRACE, director of Ventria, a company that delivers an all-in-one managed automated external defibrillator (AED) solution, discusses sudden cardiac arrest and the importance...

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15th Jan 2020

Injury compensation: SA versus UK

To better understand the challenges of providing compensation to injured employees, Albert Mushai and Robert Vivian compare a compensation court case in the United...

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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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14th Jan 2020

A pat on the back

Praise from a manager can encourage safe behaviour in the workplace. BRETT SOLOMON takes a look at the science that backs this up An...

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13th Jan 2020

It’s how we behave

Behaviour is increasingly viewed as a solution to safety. Andrew Sharman reviews 500 years of science to explore the development of behaviour-based safety and...

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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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13th Jan 2020

Becoming a jack of all trades

Creeping into discussions at many health and safety conferences is the concept of lifelong learning. Although not new, this idea is centred around continuously...

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18th Oct 2019

Is our approach to safety crazy or committed?

Are we approaching safety with a “get out of jail free card” or are we doing safety for all the right reasons? As members...

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18th Oct 2019

Don’t tell me what to do

Like sports coaches, wise managers empower their employees to make necessary decisions within their roles and responsibilities – and the rules of the game...

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18th Oct 2019

The illegality principle and claims for damages

Albert Mushai and Robert Vivian argue that without a specific clause in an insurance contract that excludes liability of the insurer for claims under...

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18th Oct 2019

Why are social-risk discussions so hard?

The risk landscape is ever changing and there will never be a dull moment for risk practitioners Many organisations are striving to uplift the...

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18th Oct 2019

I’d like to teach the world…

How can we implement more effective learning and continuing professional development (CPD) strategies to develop better leaders, or a more effective and reliable workforce?...

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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

Engagement is key to success

When working towards an improved safety culture within an organisation, engagement is essential In my previous column, I spoke about developing a good safety...

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21st Aug 2019

How to make training work for you

Professor Andrew Sharman and Darren Sutton tackle the challenges of making health and safety training stick, by exploring a range of techniques for management...

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