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Saiosh /IOSH OHS Conference 2015

Monday, 25 May 2015  
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Saiosh /IOSH South Africa


A-OSHEXPO Health and Safety Conference 2015

At the A-OSHEXPO Africa held from the 12th to 14th May at the Gallagher Convention Cenre, Saiosh has once again hosted the Health and Safety Conference with 11 speakers. Once more partnering with IOSH from the UK, the conference hosted 4 International speakers covering a wide range of topics from updates in Legislation to a new philosophy in Accident Prevention, to Business Continuity planning to Third Party Liability and much more.

Saiosh, who has organised this, their 5th annual OHS conference, continued to raise the bar for supporting the Profession and the Professionals. With more than 4000 members and 300 Corporate Members, Saiosh is also the Administrative arm for IOSH SA, the Professional Body for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals in South Africa, as recognised by SAQA.

Left: Director General Department of Labour Thobile Lamati delivering the opening key note address. Lamati is also an Honarary Member of Saiosh.

More than 500 Health and Safety Professionals attended the 2015 Saiosh /IOSH International Health and Safety Conference over two days. Delegates also had the opportunity to visit the A-OSHEXPO, Africa's largest Health and Safety Exhibition.

Right: Delegates attending the 2015 Saiosh /IOSH OHS Conference.

A highlight at the cocktail function after the conference on Day one was the announcement and handing over of a trophy and monetary award to the Saiosh Student of the Year. This Bursary is awarded to the top achieving 2nd Year student studying for the NADSAM (National Diploma in Safety Management). The student of the year is Bonisiwe Sibiya studying at VUT. The purpose of this bursary is to encourage students to enter the field of Occupational Health and Safety.

From left to right: Gillian Nortje Saiosh Membership Manager, Bonisiwe Sibiya Saiosh Student of the Year, Robin Jones Saiosh President.

Saiosh also made the Saiosh Person of the Year award at the cocktail finction. The trophy and monetary award was handed to Dallas Pakkiri from Stefanutti Stocks Building.

From left to right: Gillian Nortje Saiosh Membership Manager, Dallas Pakkiri Saiosh Person of the Year, Robin Jones Saiosh President.

Saiosh exhibited from stand D6 at the A-OSHEXPO and hundreds of visitors attended the stand to enquire about the SAQA professional OHS designations that Saiosh offer via IOSH SA. Visitors were particular impressed by the new membership benefits offered by Saiosh which includes the free e-learning programme and free legal update service of more than 250 acts. Saiosh remains South Africa’s leading professional body for the Occupational Health and Safety community.

Left: Saiosh exhibition stand at A-OSHEXPO 2015


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