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  • The ever-evolving world of business and the advancement in Artificial Intelligence is probably one of the biggest risks to employees in today’s world of work. Machines are getting smaller, faster and even smarter, and workplaces are evolving at a rapid pace. And for the past …Read More…

  • Universities are traditionally synonymous with the production of knowledge for the collective good of society, but when university campuses become raping grounds or a haven for vandals, they cease to be repositories of knowledge and automatically become purgatorial institutions that are emotionally stunted. It is …Read More…

  • When it comes to claims for compensation, I have seen many debates on the issue of whether or not an accident arose out of an employee’s employment. In most cases this question is asked by the person responsible for accident prevention and keeping the DIFR …Read More…

  • The South African Dept of Labour was yet again forced to issue an exemption to comply with the conditions for Construction Permits amidst a lingering threat that the SACPCMP is failing to meet its registration obligations. This happened only days before the last phase of …Read More…

  • It’s tough to lose a case in arbitration – especially if you were convinced you’d win. You’re convinced the arbitrator got it wrong and you’re thinking about taking it on review to the Labour Court. If you do, you’ll be in for the long haul …Read More…

  • The year has now reached Q3, and a few exciting things have happened. The most popular event was by no doubt, the High Court case against the DOL / SACPMCP by Warren Manning. This case has since been postposed to the opposed roll, as the …Read More…

Global Trends and Movements

  • Building a Better Leadership Team through Trust and Quickly Resolving Conflict

    Companies face a dizzying amount of change in today’s global business environment, thanks to technological disruption, industry consolidation and economic uncertainty. My consulting team was reminded of this fact recently when a global oil and gas company reached out to us. Company leaders knew that if they didn’t begin enterprise-wide …Read more…

  • Outfront Media Receives Citations After 11th Inspection in Three Years

    Since 2015, Cal/OSHA has investigated New York-based Outfront Media 11 times.  The most recent inspection resulted in serious safety violations after a worker for the outdoor advertising company suffered third-degree burns. “Employers must identify and evaluate all hazards in the workplace,” said Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum, in a statement. “When energized …Read more…

  • The Challenges of being a Part-Time Project Manager

    16 August 2018 / 9:05Surprisingly, many project managers perform their role through a part-time engagement only. A product developer may be asked to manage a product development project, besides all responsibilities as subject matter expert. Or a specialist for Human Resources is made responsible to perform a turn-around project in …Read more…

  • Five Ways to Ignite Collaboration and Support by Design

    Going at it alone seems easier, less trying and more efficient. Often, the barriers to collaboration appear onerous and simply not worth the effort. After all, just get it accomplished. We’ve all been there as leaders; navigating this inflection point between getting the job done and getting the job done …Read more…

  • OSHA Extends Beryllium Rule Compliance to December

    OSHA once again has pushed back the compliance date for some ancillary requirements of the general industry beryllium standard. The new extension date, Dec. 12, 2018, affects provisions for methods of compliance, beryllium work areas, regulated areas, personal protective clothing and equipment, hygiene facilities and practices, housekeeping, communication of hazards …Read more…

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  • Cygma SHEQ North(Pty)Ltd, a Polokwane based Safety Consultancy and part of the Cygma Group of franchises, have been given the green light to sell 51% of its ownership to a suitable business partner in an effort to support Black economic empowerment and transformation in the SHEQ industry. Speaking to Sheqafrica.com, Cygma’s Managing director, Pieter Lotz, …read more…

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