Note the formal workshop on health and safety occupational training and qualifications, hosted by the Health and Welfare SETA, on 8-9 March.
This Sheq training update includes occupational course registration; MSc Construction HS; a private bid for safety training quality control; and compliance training.
Legal compliance audits delay some health and safety files, and block some contractors from vendor management systems. Is the scope of Sheq expanding?
Current Sheq training methods would not produce the level of skills described in the SAQA unit standards, writes Johan Geere of Noyeo Training.
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De Novo Media will launch a web-based Sheq contractor system in 2017, bringing paperless Sheq management tools to South African employers….
The IRCA liquidation was announced to staff on 1 April 2016, following a business rescue attempt, and a creditors’ vote. UPDATE; Irca sold to Wohbag, see http://sheqafrica.com/liquidated-irca/
Shane Lishman reports from a remote site in Liberia on the positive difference that managerial buy-in makes to African Sheq management.
Bill Coetzee recalls the Sheq evolution, from the bad old days of risk tolerance, to culture change. Good management is more valuable than ever before.
Sheq consultant Rudy Maritz unpacks some threats and opportunities for Sheq professions in Africa in 2016.
The Lesotho Highlands water and hydro-electric project calls for bids to develop a Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Management (Sheq) framework, before 5 April 2016.
Health and safety philosophy has to stretch to underpin Sheq management, from behaviour to corporate governance. Eskom gives us pause for thought.
Sheq terminology and practice runs on acronyms. Here is a helpful guide to be read in conjunction with your legal register and safety rep!
New health and safety union SARSU launched in October 2014 to represent Sheq practitioners and address workplace, gender and corruption issues.
Top scarce skills in SA include Environmental Engineer, Sheq Practitioner, Environmental Manager, Health and Safety Manager, and Quality Systems Manager.
We need gender equality at work to compete in the world economy, therefore the workplace must offer healthy and safe work for women.
Sheq and operational risks are not among the top 10 business risks in metals and mining, according to business risk managers and consultants. Protests and water access are.
Shane Lishman is back in South Africa and confronting the question of the organisational position of Sheq managers. Where and how do they fit in?
Most Sheq managers worldwide agree that they are a profession, but some see it as a subfield of human resources management.
ImproChem won the AECI Chemical Safety award in 2013. SHEQ manager Derek Arnoldi explains how they did it.