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SHEQ Management

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

19th Jun 2019

Excuse me, what did you just say?

Safety cannot be spoken about in isolation. It needs to be integrated into all discussions and actions in the workplace. The trick is to...

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19th Jun 2019

Mental health affects safety!

For some time now, I’ve been wanting to write about mental health – a condition that affects so many lives Some case studies on...

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19th Jun 2019

True causes of unsafe behaviour

Busy workplaces are challenging environments in which we need to have our wits about us in order to maintain levels of safety. Andrew Sharman...

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19th Jun 2019

Silicosis compensation: whose problem is it?

Evidence suggests that trusts do not provide the best solutions to the problems of compensation for occupational diseases – especially when dealing with the...

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24th Apr 2019

Forewarned is not always forearmed

From natural environmental disasters to the impact on the environment by human activity, there are countless factors to consider when it comes to the...

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24th Apr 2019

Are we our own worst enemy?

It is a common cliché: safety is a line responsibility, right… However, is this really understood? Nobody is more equipped with the authority and...

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24th Apr 2019

Come on Andy

Often it is the employees that can influence relational dynamics in their workplace – but knowing how to do so successfully is key My...

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24th Apr 2019

A proud history

Saiosh CEO, Neels Nortje, takes us down memory lane and chronicles the history of Occupational Health and Safety in South Africa. Although there was...

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24th Apr 2019

Fear: The Ultimate Motivator?

Andrew Sharman and Darren Sutton explore the paradox of shocking people into action, and what one needs to understand in order to create sustainable...

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17th Apr 2019

A question we shouldn’t have to ask

Which would you rather be without – electricity or water? You may notice a theme running through this issue: power, or, more specifically, the...

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26th Feb 2019

When risk controls fail

During December 2018, I experienced a scenario that could trigger a debate on what happens when risk controls fail One of the critical skills...

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26th Feb 2019

Being part of “group safety”

It’s human nature for people to need to “belong” and “be accepted”, and this has a direct effect on their behaviour All of us...

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26th Feb 2019

Male-specific cancers and the workplace

Our readers need no introduction to issues of occupational health, but what about a very real health concern that is affecting countless men around...

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26th Feb 2019

The psychology of influence

Understanding how the human brain works, and how the hormones it produces affect our actions, is a key tool in fostering healthy relationships and...

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26th Feb 2019

A year in review

Saiosh experienced phenomenal growth in 2018 with the implementation of exciting projects and initiatives to improve its benefits for members. I’m happy to report...

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