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

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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26th Feb 2020

Workmen’s compensation and volunteers

Are volunteer emergency responders – such as a firefighters – entitled to claim compensation if they are injured on duty? ALBERT MUSHAI and ROBERT...

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26th Feb 2020

Benefits of consultancy services outweigh risks

The ISO 20700 Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services offer a wealth of information for delivery of management consultancy services. Here are some insights  Despite...

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17th Feb 2020

The unsafe “in-group” on our roads

The more people break the rules of the road, the more tolerant others become of at-risk behaviour, and in time they, too, start to...

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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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