- Published on 24 Mar 2014
- Jan Hollenbach
It's sad that, yet again, the issue of incidents, accidents and fatalities in the industry have come to the fore. Many of the responses to these dilemmas have been along the lines of "we must maintain or increase our safety standards at the operation beyond what the OSH act requires". Should we rather not upskill or empower our employees who're involved in our operations? Having considered some of the safety training materials in many organisations – as the HR manager you should be considering this when you select safety courses for your staff - it's made me ponder on what kind of PPE* will save a limb or a part of the body if an accident occurs.
- Published on 10 Dec 2012
- John Kilian
As people practitioners, HR has the unenviable task of balancing the best interests of employees with those of the organisation.