ObjectivesSaiosh is a body not for gain which is committed to the prevention and reduction of work place incidents and accidents in South Africa. Saiosh is doing this by promoting Occupational Health and Safety Management and Practices amongst its members and stake holders at large.
BenefitsSaiosh is committed to the upgrading of the professional skills of its members by keeping them updated and informed on the latest developments in the field of Occupational Health and Safety. Seminars and workshops on a wide range of Health and Safety topics are held on a regular basis for its members. Saiosh acts as a lobby group for Occupational Health and Safety legislation and standards and for this purpose interacts and liaises with the Department of Labour and other Government Bodies on behalf of its members.
ProfessionalismOccupational Health and Safety Practitioners help to promote health and safety practices in the work place and are trained to recognise hazards related to health and safety, they understand how to assess the risks that might arise from these hazards and they know how to control these risks. Practitioners can demonstrate competence to employers, clients, customers or peers by registering as a member with Saiosh who will maintain a national register of all registered members.