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  • In a recent article on Sheqafrica.com, it was reported that the Department of Labour invited SAIOSH members to report unsafe conditions and acts to them. Going this route is filled with dangers in itself and it is doubtful that it was initiated by the DOL. …Read More…

  • [UPDATED] Sheqafrica.com cancelled the marketing of the Construction Risk Africa annual conference organised by Servigraph 30 CC, trading as Bizstrat, just 48 hours after the AISE Payment Risk Register was launched on 14 February 2019 and terminated all relations with its owner, Dhanesh Ramparsad. The …Read More…

  • A wall collapse killed three construction workers, believed to be in their 30’s,  and one sustained critical injuries following yet another structural collapse in Isipingo south of Durban on the 18th of February 2019. It’s understood the men were working at a construction site at the …Read More…

  • There is light at the end of the tunnel for consultants who are abused by clients. It is not uncommon that a client will only pay their consultant, once they in turn gets paid by their client. Sadly, this is not how things work. There …Read More…

  • The Burden of Leadership

    Over the past 20 years of leading people and teams, I’ve had the privilege to work with, and for, great leaders.  I have also worked for some not-so-great leaders. Both experiences were extremely valuable to my personal development. The great ones taught me the importance of servant leadership, humility, and …Read more…

  • How Automated Vehicles Can Make the Healthcare Industry Safer

    With current improvements in vehicle automation and artificial intelligence (AI), connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) will be an important part of the future urban transportation. Various industries, along with public agencies, universities, and others, have already started exploring the potential applications and benefits of these technologies. The healthcare industry is …Read more…

  • Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs of 2019

    Our annual look at the most dangerous occupations in the U.S., as measured by fatal work injury rate. Time to take a look at the updated list of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, based on data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Now, there are two …Read more…

  • Webinar: Reducing Risk – By Design

    Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4, New York)Duration: 1 HourEvent Type: Live WebinarCost: Free Register Today!  Description In terms of safety, each machine in your plant must be considered individually as it relates to its lifecycle. This applies whether the machine is new, retrofitted or converted. …Read more…

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  • 8 April 2019 / 9:00The availability of powerful information and communication technologies is changing work arrangements. Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Business-to-Business (B2B) platforms enable collaboration in order to realize products, projects & services. People may work from home, from a co-working space in another town or from the beach. They do not necessarily need to be …read more…

  • 29 March 2019 / 9:00Yes, it´s a new word and may sound “strange” at the very first moment. However, I want to offer an alternative to “project management”, as “management” is outdated, old-fashioned and pretty distant to the object of the project. But let´s start the discussion… The term “project” isn´t new. The Oxford Online …read more…

  • 27 March 2019 / 9:00Cognition is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.” It may encompass intellectual functions and processes such as attention, the formation of knowledge, memory and working memory, judgment and evaluation, reasoning and “computation”, problem solving …read more…