Regulars

Regulars

SHEQ MANAGEMENT

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

Facts and myths about cyber risks and the role of insurance
August 2, 2017

Facts and myths about cyber risks and the role of insurance

With cyber risk being a relatively new phenomenon in the business world, there is much to know and much to be wary of

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Is safety purely cosmetic?
July 13, 2017

Is safety purely cosmetic?

While facilitating a recent safety maturity assessment, BRETT SOLOMON had a most interesting and revealing experience

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Can we drive on electricity alone?
July 13, 2017

Can we drive on electricity alone?

Much has been said and written about electric cars and they’re big overseas. We take a look at whether they can work in South...

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A Famous Expression
July 12, 2017

A Famous Expression

“I love it when a plan comes together!” This quotation was made famous, after some wild event, by Hannibal Smith from the TV series...

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Adapting to challenging conditions
July 12, 2017

Adapting to challenging conditions

In December 2016, BRIAN DARLNGTON travelled to the Komi Republic of Russia, during which time the temperatures were hovering between -40 and -45°C …...

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Effectiveness of regulatory institutions
July 12, 2017

Effectiveness of regulatory institutions

Claiming workmen’s compensation can make for a minefield of problems, some of which require taking legal action

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Around the world in 121 days - a journey through global safety cultures
July 12, 2017

Around the world in 121 days – a journey through global safety cultures

Andrew Sharman spends more time in the air than most airline pilots. Beyond the air miles and reheated food, how could all this globetrotting...

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A burning issue
July 3, 2017

A burning issue

Chemical burns are often serious, because the chemical continues to burn for as long as it remains in contact with the body. St John...

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$54 Billion Reasons
April 13, 2017

$54 Billion Reasons

Eleven people lost their lives as a result of the Deepwater Horizon explosion. This disaster ultimately cost BP US$ 54 billion (R714,8 billion) in...

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Charleen Clarke
April 13, 2017

Could the rich be our country’s greatest risk?

Our government needs some lessons in risk management. It is placing all its eggs in one, extremely risky, basket…

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Focusing on the top risks
April 12, 2017

Focusing on the top risks

Safety: it can be about ticking boxes and making the numbers, or caring about those working for the company

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In the eye of the beholder
April 12, 2017

In the eye of the beholder

By the time you finish reading this article at least six workers will have suffered an eye injury requiring medical treatment. If we look...

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