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

20th Aug 2021

Observations on the alterations

Observations on the alterations 20th Aug 2021 Saiosh established a Saiosh Technical Committee (STC) to provide technical and legal input into the draft Occupational...

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17th Jun 2021

Embracing change

Embracing change 17th Jun 2021 Sanjay Munnoo looks at ways that Covid-19 could actually boost health and safety participation, unpacks key aspects of the...

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6th May 2021

Saiosh by your side

Saiosh by your side 16th Apr 2021 After numerous inquiries from training providers asking for advice on Government Gazette Notice 1463, the Saiosh Health...

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24th Feb 2021

10 Reasons to renew your Saiosh membership

10 Reasons to renew your Saiosh membership 24th Feb 2021 Saiosh strengthened and improved its service offering during the Covid-19 pandemic. Membership grew considerably...

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11th Jan 2021

A year of challenges and resilience

A year of challenges and resilience 10th Dec 2020 It has been a year of unprecedented volatility. A perfect storm of sorrow, uncertainty and...

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11th Jan 2021

10 years of H & S excellence

10 years of H & S excellence 10th Dec 2020 The South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh) was established on February...

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8th Oct 2020

Saiosh condemns gender-based violence

Saiosh condemns gender-based violence 8th Oct 2020 During the Covid-19 lockdown, there were horrific reports about another wave … that of gender-based violence (GBV)...

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17th Aug 2020

Empowering members

Empowering members 17th Aug 2020 Covid-19 infection rates have increased rapidly over recent weeks and we have to brace for worse to come. The...

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2nd Jul 2020

Saiosh response to Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is presenting various challenges, as well as opportunities, for health and safety professionals, who are used to dealing with risk as...

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24th Apr 2020

The rise of Saiosh

The year 2020 is special for Saiosh, an organisation established by dedicated industry professionals in 2010. A decade later, with more than 15 000...

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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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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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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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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

Wanted: Health and safety for emerging contractors

Small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) play a vital role in developing economies because they absorb a significant part of the unemployed labour force, but...

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