The New COVID Cash Cow

It is a known fact that people are brand specific. They will swear to Glenryck Pilchards, even though the Saldanha Pilchards comes from the same school of fish, from the same spot in the sea caught by the same fishing boat and produced in the same cannery. Yet there is…

How OHS must change in the post-COVID era

For the past 100 years Occupational Health and Safety was primarily focused on administrative systems related to policies, procedures, training and personal protective equipment. The bulk of OHS practitioners worldwide, spend millions of manhours online, looking for templates and examples of paperwork and more paperwork and then some paperwork. Management…

A new e-series on the OHS Act

For a limited time Sheqafrica.com readers will receive the new e-series on the Occupational Health and Safety Act, a practical guide to understanding and interpretation of the Act and Regulations. The series will cover the entire OHS Act and Sheqafrica subscribers will be able to read each issue every Monday….

NeighbourhoodSafety drops “PHSSE” phrase in agent recruitment.

The community safety program, NeighbourhoodSafety, and its Afrikaans counterpart, Buurtveiligheid, has dropped the acronymn PHSSE from advertisements calling for agents. This decision was made on 10 March 2020 after the company’s recruitment department were flooded by applications from Occupational Health and Safety officers under the impression that this is the…

AISE has change of heart about SA

The Africa Institute for Safety and Environmental Engineering has announced that it no longer plans to establish a Chapter in South Africa. The political policy of the government, the lack of sustainable infrastructure maintenance and the never-ending corruption has flag SA as a No-go-zone for Safety Engineers and Environmental Scientists…