Regulars

Regulars

SHEQ MANAGEMENT

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

Suing the Road Accident Fund
December 12, 2016

Suing the Road Accident Fund

The recent case of Lategan versus Jansen van Vuuren; Intercape Ferreira Main Liner and others ZAECDHC 2016 September, involved a straightforward enough matter: Is...

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News from the Saiosh AGM
December 1, 2016

News from the Saiosh AGM

Saiosh president Robin Jones delivered the 2016 Saiosh Annual Report at the fifth Saiosh Annual General Meeting (AGM) during October

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Are you a game ranger or zoo keeper?
October 13, 2016

Are you a game ranger or zoo keeper?

There are vast differences in the extent to which lions thrive in the wild and in captivity – no matter how similar the beasts...

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Workers assemble a truck chassis at the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant.
October 13, 2016

Miles of smiles

I have just spent six weeks working in various parts of Europe. Of course I learnt a great deal while there, but the one...

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Safety communication to captivate
October 12, 2016

Safety communication to captivate

Safety communication efforts can become boring if we, as safety and health professionals, continue doing the same things year in and year out.

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Vicarious liability reconsidered
October 12, 2016

Vicarious liability reconsidered

Vicarious liability is of considerable importance in the occupational field. This month we take a point of departure to discuss its development

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All too familiar
October 12, 2016

All too familiar

Driving may be one of the most dangerous activities we do. So what can a close encounter with a bunch of hungry sharks teach...

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Effective risk management
October 11, 2016

Effective risk management

Managing risks for businesses that have multiple sites and use a contractor workforce is complex and time consuming. This can lead to time spent...

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Working together for better safety
October 1, 2016

Working together for better safety

President of Saiosh, Robin Jones, asks where we should start to improve occupational health and safety (OHS)

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Priming the mind
August 30, 2016

Priming the mind

What do elephants and humans have in common? Both can be conditioned to behave in certain ways

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Taking the next step in further developing your safety culture
August 30, 2016

Taking the next step in further developing your safety culture

Many companies have adopted safety slogans that suggest the ultimate goal is zero harm. But is that enough?

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To be continued ...
August 30, 2016

To be continued …

ROBIN JONES, president of the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh), discusses continuing professional development (CPD)

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