The preliminary Festive Season Road Safety Report shows that 1 612 people lost their lives on the country’s roads from 1 December 2018 to 8 January 2019.
I wish all of our valued members, industry stakeholders and staff the very best for 2019. We enter the new year with both excitement and trepidation – the former, because there are many changes happening around us, presenting opportunities, and the latter, because of the political and economic uncertainties that prevail.
It has been brought to our attention that certain members have been using the Proudly South African logo without subscribing directly to Proudly South Africa…
Members of The South African Motor Body Repairer’s (SAMBRA), a constituent association of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI) and their short-term motor insurer business partners in South Africa, two umbilically- linked industries, face an extremely challenging short-term future “during which we will undoubtedly see a paradigm shift,” says Richard Green, National Director of SAMBRA. Green believes both partners are overtraded and require substantial overhaul to remain relevant and profitable.
The draft South African Standard (DSS) – SANS 20013-HED3/DSS/Uniform provisions concerning the approval of passenger cars with regard to braking – has been released for review and public comment. SAMBRA members are invited to provide meaningful comment on this proposed standard before 18 March 2019.
This week Johannesburg motorists experienced a devastating hailstorm leaving many unsuspecting vehicle owners diving for cover under highway bridges, roadside trees or speeding toward their nearest garage.
The National Skills Authority (NSA) is an advisory body established in terms of Skills Development Act 97 of 1998 (SDA). The primary functions of the NSA are to advise the Minister of Higher Education and Training (DHET) on matters of skills development in accordance with section 5 of the SDA.
The OHS training session dates and brochures for 2019 have been released. Please ensure that you book your space at a venue near you.
SAMBRA Members in Cape Town and further afield: Don’t forget to book your spot at our fire fighting training course, scheduled for 13 February 2019. Space is limited.
SAMBRA members are invited to a merSETA Skills Development road show to capacitate you on the next cycle of mandatory and discretionary grant funding windows on the NSDMS (National Skills Development Management System). Booking & RSVP is essential.