Rudy is an experienced SHEQ Legal advisor and has more than 30 years experience in criminal, maritime and environmental law. He is the CEO of the Cygma Group in South Africa, incorporating Cygma SHEQ (SA)(Pty)Ltd, Cygma Property Risk Management and Cygma Solutions. Rudy is also an Author for and was the Magazine's publisher until April 2018.
He worked for various industries, including law enforcement, fishing, transport, logistics, construction, and telecommunications. For the last 5 years, he has been a facilitator for ECSA accredited CPD training in Construction Contracts & Risk Management.
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Managing Your SHEQ Legal Liability in the Property Sector

The property sector has a vast array of legal duties imposed on it  from the developer of property to the buyer and anyone in between has some legal obligation that needs to be met.  I recently received a call from a client, asking how they should manage the application of the OHSAct and in particular […]

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STOP! – Read the signs

The word “stop” has one meaning. To cease an activity. When you drive along the road and a traffic  light turns red, you respond to two things. The instruction to bring the vehicle to a standstill, and the presence of danger of other traffic being allowed to drive. These things, called “initiators” are based on […]

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Construction Health & Safety Specifications & Contracts

In the past 5 years, countless professionals have attended courses I facilitated on Construction Contracts focusing on all four groups; FIDIC, NEC, GCC and JBCC. Out of the 1500, not a single OHS professional attended. The attendees were mostly Project Managers, Construction Managers, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Architects and Contractors. And more than often the topic […]