The Lift Inspectors Association of South Africa was established by a group of seasoned individuals in the lift industry in an effort to create an appropriate forum to discuss and regulate critical and controversial issues, as well as provide a pillar of support to fellow colleagues. Since its establishment, LIASA has matured into an influential organisation duly recognised by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a “Category A” Voluntary Association. Through effective communication, periodic meetings and constructive discussions, the members are able to create new strategies of understanding and enhancing the standards that govern the industry. The combined expertise and decades of experience offered by the members forms an integral source of motivation to emerging Lift Inspectors and support to the various governing bodies.Continue reading →
The Life Offices Association (LOA) of South Africa is known as an active trade organization based in Cape Town and born in 1935. They are tasked with specifically working on improving and governing life insurance or long term insurance for both consumers and providers. It currently has 36 member companies in the organization and these members represent majority of the insurance companies in the country. Collectively, they control the long term insurance industry and assets worth over R 915 billion. In a way, you could say LOA is the industrys voice when speaking for or against government policies, regulations, and insurance issues in South Africa.Continue reading →
LifeLine was established in 1970. This was out of a need for community members to have access to a 24-hour telephonic service that can assist them to address the psychological and social stresses and trauma that they are struggling to deal with.
For example; family problems, trauma, depression, loneliness, pregnancy, HIV infection/affection, bereavement, sexual and gender violence, substance abuse, or any other situation where a person is struggling to cope with life, in general.Continue reading →
THE AIMS OF THE SOCIETY
To encourage high professional standards among individuals engaged in the transfer and licensing of technology.
To assist the members in improving their skills and techniques in licensing through self education; attending educational activities; and through their exchange of information, both personally and by way of publications.
To inform the public, the business community and governmental and international bodies about the economic significance of technology licensing and the importance of high standards required in the field.
To make available to its members the latest, most accurate information on the subject of technology licensing.
The transfer of intellectual property and/or intellectual capital assets is the lifeblood of the new global order and LESI, as the heart of the family of LESI societies worldwide, must assume much of the responsibility of keeping that lifeblood flowing.
Lifesaving South Africa is an internationally renowned lifesaving organisation. The essential service provides excellent standards of leadership and lifeguard training whilst encouraging innovation, development and first class service delivery.
Membership participation and contribution is valued and encouraged. Pathways are identified and achievement recognised. The highest standards of behaviour, respect for each other and the public is stressed, maintained and expected of all members. Members benefit from a sports programme that caters for all ages and ability groups.
Lifesaving South Africa provides an essential volunteer community service at the highest international standards for the public of South Africa.
Not only do the bathing public benefit from the Lifesaving capability of our lifeguards, the community also benefits in many situations away from the bathing facilities where training and skills of our members provide a much safer environment in South Africa.Continue reading →