Blog: Safety Culture

When do I need my brain to perform at its best today?
19 September 2017

When do I need my brain to perform at its best today?

Why you should ask yourself this question at the start of each day. Neuroscience provides us a few helpful tips when it comes to planning our day. More…

Working safely: Beyond PPE
15 August 2017

Working safely: Beyond PPE

Remember Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is meant to be your last line of defense! Make sure to wear it, but don't let it be the only thing you do to stay safe both at work and home. More…

Isn't life all about learning?
25 July 2017

Isn't life all about learning?

Too bad I can't remember anything I learned! Keep reading and learn how Intertek's Concept Reinforcement Tool can "reinforce" all the information presented at a training session. Remember, if you don't use it, you lose it. CRTâ„¢ is your answer! More…

Warning! The Effectiveness of Labels on Products May Surprise You
26 April 2017

Warning! The Effectiveness of Labels on Products May Surprise You

Why manufacturers should incorporate foreseeable use into children's products More…

Improving Safety Culture
24 January 2017

Improving Safety Culture

When it comes to safety, a deliberate, measured, walk to freedom beats the leap of faith every time. More…

Cyber Security in Functional Safety
Pet Product Safety
20 September 2016

Pet Product Safety

Our Furry Friends Need Protection Too! More…

Good Manufacturing Practices in the Food Packaging Industry
Pressure Equipment Regulations
31 May 2016

Pressure Equipment Regulations

New pressure equipment regulations affect importers and suppliers of pressure equipment to the South African market. More…

Button and Coin Cell Batteries
A Change in 'Sit'-uation
29 March 2016

A Change in 'Sit'-uation

How sit/stand workstations are raising questions about compliance More…

Online Retail, Consumer Product Safety and Your Brand
01 March 2016

Online Retail, Consumer Product Safety and Your Brand

Advances and increased growth in online sales and the changing landscape of consumer product safety More…

How to Create Better Products Using Consumer Insights
02 February 2016

How to Create Better Products Using Consumer Insights

Using customer preferences to shape product lines More…

Bringing Hidden Risks of Window Coverings to Light
The Ripple of a Shortcut
20 October 2015

The Ripple of a Shortcut

The ripple in a short cut. When safety choices end in tragedy. More…

Random Acts of Safety
08 September 2015

Random Acts of Safety

Do something small every day to help others make safer choices. Will you join me? More…

Leading Our Families to the Right Side of Safety
17 July 2015

Leading Our Families to the Right Side of Safety

Safety shouldn't be a hat we only wear at work, how do we fly our safety flag at home? More…

Is that Product Safe for My Child to Use?
18 June 2015

Is that Product Safe for My Child to Use?

Gaining insight into the risks and rewards associated with the safety of juvenile products. More…

Safety Culture or Culture of Safety, what is the difference?
02 December 2014

Safety Culture or Culture of Safety, what is the difference?

Every organisation has a safety culture. It doesn't always mean that it is the right one. More…

When Leaders Err on the Wrong Side of Safety
02 July 2014

When Leaders Err on the Wrong Side of Safety

As leaders, what do we do when we err on the wrong side of safety? More…

Leading Others to the Right Side of Safety
26 June 2014

Leading Others to the Right Side of Safety

As leaders, what can we do to influence safe behaviour and lead by example? More…

A Closer Look: AHJs and the Need for Third-Party Qualified Personnel
15 May 2014

A Closer Look: AHJs and the Need for Third-Party Qualified Personnel

Today, building and electrical codes are more complex than ever. But what does this mean for Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs)? More…

Moving to the Right Side of Safety: Leading Others, Creating a Safety-Focused Culture
30 April 2014

Moving to the Right Side of Safety: Leading Others, Creating a Safety-Focused Culture

What factors provide a safety culture and how do leaders empower individuals? More…

Moving to the Right Side of Safety: Where Are We on the Path?
29 April 2014

Moving to the Right Side of Safety: Where Are We on the Path?

We are all at different stages on the path from high-risk to the right side of safety. Safety leadership has many steps. More…

ABC's of Safety: Actions, Beliefs and Consequences - Diane Dick
24 July 2012

ABC's of Safety: Actions, Beliefs and Consequences - Diane Dick

A key question many organizations as themselves is: How do people behave and does their behavior present a safety risk? More…

Competition in the Electric Vehicle Industry: Don't Let Safety Certification Hold You Back
07 February 2012

Competition in the Electric Vehicle Industry: Don't Let Safety Certification Hold You Back

Intense investment in the electric vehicle market could potentially cause a back log for manufacturers trying to get their products, with the necessary safety certifications, to the global marketplace. More…