Some Sheq training developments at tertiary and vocational level.

Sheq training update 2016 -2017

This Sheq training update includes occupational course registration; MSc Construction HS; a private bid for safety training quality control; and compliance training.

Johan Geere unpacks the differences between safety instructions and safety training.

Sheq training methods must change

Current Sheq training methods would not produce the level of skills described in the SAQA unit standards, writes Johan Geere of Noyeo Training.

Former IRCA Global CEO, Carel Labuschagne.

IRCA liquidation after business rescue fails

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/

Some Sheq training developments at tertiary and vocational level.

Emergency management exam questions

Typical emergency management exam questions at NQF Levels 2, 3 and 4, from the vocational Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner curriculum standard.

Rope access safety involves specialised training in best practice, and logging experience. (Skyriders)

Rope access safety competition in July

The African Rope Access Safety Championship is hosted in Midrand on 24-25 July. The height access method is used for work at height, and for height rescue.

A digital automation of the initial blast in the Tesoro plant disaster. (USA CSB)

Some industrial disaster lessons

What are the industrial disaster lessons from multi-fatal incidents such as Texas City plant, Deepwater Horizon, and from major safety conferences?

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Safety degree change, and SAQA’s career advice

Intake for the Unisa National Diploma in Safety Management (Nadsam, NQF 6, 360 credits) ends in 2016. The Diploma in Safety Management replaces SPPPRAC by HRD1501, and PEF131V by HRM1501, from 2017.