Regulars

REGULARS

SHEQ Management

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

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

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

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

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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26th Feb 2019

Be here, now

On a trip to Zimbabwe, I discovered the secret to exemplary safety performance and the key to a happier, healthier and more meaningful life....

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26th Feb 2019

Product recall and liability of manufacturers in class-action lawsuits

With the Tiger Brands listeriosis outbreak still fresh in our minds and now the centre of a class-action lawsuit, it’s pertinent to study a...

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15th Jan 2019

Get registered today!

Occupational Health and Safety officers can register with the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (SAIOSH) to obtain a designation, stay updated...

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15th Jan 2019

Human side of safety

To create a successful health and safety culture in an organisation, it is important to invest in the employees and management to ensure that...

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15th Jan 2019

Better behavioural safety

How can we influence behaviour at work to maximise safety? the answer lies in taking a broader view, listening to Madiba, and learning from...

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15th Jan 2019

Achieving sustained success with ISO 9004:2018

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published its new quality management standard, ISO 9004:2018, which aims to help companies achieve sustained success. According...

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25th Oct 2018

Saiosh attends IOSH 2018

For the first time, Saiosh was invited to attend the annual conference of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health in the United Kingdom...

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25th Oct 2018

Jumping without a ‘chute?

Why do some employers fail to manage occupational health and safety (OHS) risks? General Colin Powell is a retired United States (US) Army general...

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