About SAGA

We strive to meet the needs of the industry, end-users and the general public by promoting and instilling a climate conducive to safety. Our core focus on awareness, sharing of knowledge and compliance supports our mandate of creating a safe efficient environment.

We listen to, understand, agree and conform to our industries needs and expectations. We constantly seek feedback from the industry to confirm overall satisfaction in our work. When needed we respond quickly to the needs of the industry and take action against poor performance.


Strategy

Our goals are to:

  1. Promote a climate conducive to safety and free of incidents
  2. Develop skills, competency and ensure knowledge sharing amongst members
  3. Promote and maintain a high degree of technical expertise in personnel knowledge and equipment safety
  4. Provide national qualifications and establish a training capacity and/or expand on available capabilities and resources
  5. Provide competent and authorised gas practitioners
  6. Provide a safe gas equipment scheme

Value Proposition

Value = Product + equipment (functionality, quality, price, delivery) + people

a. Product/Service attributes

  • Adhering to prescribed and approved standards and practices (local/international) in
    • Functionality – intended for and used as
    • Quality
  • Safety – in use and during installation

b. Equipment

  • Keep up to date regarding new technology
  • One stop shop for product technical and safety related enquiries
  • Share knowledge based on lessons learned in the industry

c. People – (association, image, relationship)

  • Transparent in operations
  • Maintain a credible membership data-base
  • Quick response to enquiries and incidents
  • Timeous resolution and feedback on incidents
  • Promoting a safe and friendly environment
  • Competent and skilled members to ensure safety in use and during installation
  • Pursuit of best in class to become the foremost pipeline gas association in Africa

Values

Creating a safe environment

We promote a safe and incident free environment in compliance with world standards. These standards are committed to good practice in matters of health, safety, environmental responsibility and the overall betterment of the community.

This implies:

  • Safety of people, products and equipment as first priority
  • We enforce standards in equipment manufacturing
  • We will ensure the same competency and safety performance from contractors as we do from members
  • We promote the safe use of products and equipment to all stakeholders

Integrity

Integrity plays a major role in our operations, with a key focus on:

  • Transparency and fairness to all
  • Sound governance within the association
  • We remain independent and unbiased towards all stakeholder

Win-Win Relationships

Having relationships which focus on the creation of value for all parties.

This implies

  • Establishing sustainable partnerships with all stakeholders

Continuous improvement

We build sustainable partnerships with all stakeholders through individual and /or collective improvement of the performance of people, products, and equipment. We adhere to the following ethos:

  1. We strive to ensure best safety practice when working with people
  2. We promote policy and processes that create value
  3. We push for compliance, that is the best in its class