Regulars

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

24th Aug 2018

Resolution of the silicosis class action

Litigation is not an efficient way of dealing with the matter of occupational disease. We have previously dealt with two occupational health matters. The...

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24th Aug 2018

Exploring the revised ISO 19011:2018

The new standard places emphasis on risks, opportunities and auditor competence. Have you ever wondered why auditors are often referred to as the backbone,...

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17th Aug 2018

Why safety?

Why do safety professionals do what they do? Why do their companies or clients listen to them? Why, why, why? At the 2018 Saiosh...

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26th Jun 2018

Beware changes to the OHS Act

The eighth Saiosh conference took place alongside the A-OSH Expo in May. Billed as the largest occupational health and safety (OHS) conference in Africa,...

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26th Jun 2018

Saiosh at A-OSH 2018

A-OSH Expo 2018 proved to be particularly successful for Saiosh. Saiosh is recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as the Professional Body...

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26th Jun 2018

Silicosis litigation – the settlement

With an out-of-court settlement taking place recently, the time is right to resolve the question of compensation for occupational diseases. We have previously discussed...

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26th Jun 2018

Keep nothing under the table, except your shoes

“Unmanageable fraud and corruption” has been identified as one of South Africa’s top risks. Could Exploring the ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery Management System provide a...

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25th Jun 2018

A tough job

Occupational health – simply injuries on a different timeline. I recently watched a documentary about sulphur mining on an Indonesian island off East Java....

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25th Jun 2018

Back to the future

Preparing to speak to an audience of some 800 safety practitioners in Abu Dhabi recently, I pondered the evolution of the safety profession. During...

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25th Jun 2018

The US$ 9-trillion solution

How do we break through the safety ceiling? Implementing more safety systems or procedures is not the answer … engaging our people is. “More?...

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22nd Jun 2018

Telling stories and changing cultures

“Catch a man a fish and feed him for a day. Show him how to fish and feed him for a lifetime.” That proverb...

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24th Apr 2018

A barrier against workplace skin conditions

Gloves In A Bottle lotion, from Medloyd Healthcare, offers all-in-one protection and care for dry skin like never before, explains director Rob Oosthuizen. The...

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23rd Apr 2018

OHS as part of a school curriculum

Implementation of occupational health and safety (OHS) at a school level has become a passion of Sanjay Munnoo. Analysing the millions of preventable injuries that...

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23rd Apr 2018

An emphasis on value creation

Exploring the new ISO 31000:2018 risk-management standard. One of the guiding principles behind risk management is the creation of value to the relevant stakeholders....

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23rd Apr 2018

Watch Out – The Emotional Circus is in Town

How does our emotional state impact our decision-making ability in the workplace? Significantly, says Brett Solomon. In a study, the universities of Ben Gurion...

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