We take a look ahead at 2016
We take this opportunity to welcome everybody back after the Festive Season and to wish you all a prosperous, safe and healthy year ahead.
As usual Saiosh will be holding a number of free to attend OHS CPD Workshops during the year. These are currently held in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.
Keep an eye on the event’s calendar for the venues and dates.You are reminded that you can set your profile to be notified when a new event has been created and uploaded on the Saiosh website.
Notices of these events will also be sent to you via the Saiosh online newsletter as well as being posted on the Saiosh facebook. If you have not yet “liked” our facebook page do so now and you will always be kept up to date.
Our first big event on the calendar is the Annual International Health and Safety Conference that will be held on 24 – 25 May 2016 at Gallagher Estate, alongside the A-OSH Expo. Registration for this popular conference is now open, so to avoid disappointment visit the Saiosh website and secure your seat now!
We will shortly be calling for nominations for the Saiosh Person of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to give recognition to a Member for outstanding work done in the field of Occupational Safety and Health. The award will be made at the cocktail function at the conference at Gallagher on 24 May 2016. The winner will get a free pass to the conference and also receive a cash prize.We will also be making the award for the top Health and Safety student of the year at this function.
Annual membership fees are due on28 February 2016. Invoices will be sent out shortly. We will once again run a competition to win a large prize. Members that renew their subscription, on or before 28 February 2016, will be eligible for this prize. Details of this competition and your invoice will be sent to you shortly. You are reminded that your invoice will also be available for download from your profile.
Please make sure that you update your profile especially if your e-mail address has changed. Also make sure that your postal address is correct as this will ensure that you receive the free SHEQ Management magazine. Note: You will only receive the magazine if your membership fee is paid up and your postal address is correct on your profile.
For those who wish to promote their products and services to the Health and Safety industry, our scheduled events offer a range of unique marketing opportunities. These include partnering with us on our Annual Conference and our OHS CPD Workshops. Other marketing channels include advertising on the Saiosh website and general sponsorship. For more information send us an e-mail by clicking HERE.
In 2016 we look forward to again being of service to you, our members.
Robin W Jones: Saiosh President