is Africa's largest online Magazine for the SHEQ profession. It is owned by the Cygma Group and managed by Shane I. Lishman and Rudy D. Maritz, two of South Africa's most experienced practitioners. Originally founded by Ben Fouche of Real Babe Media, has been serving the SHEQ industry since 2007 and contains over 1600 articles from various experts in the Safety, Health and Environmental Management fields.
Featured Articles

SheqForum launching in March 2018

SheqForum is launching in March 2018 as a first step to promote collective co-operation within the SHEQ Fraternity. The concept was first established in 1994 when a group of companies in Saldanha on the Cape West Coast got together to discuss the various ways to deal with legal compliance, inter-company co-operation and general OHS practice. […]

Mining Safety News

Sibanye-Stillwater – Strike Three?

Weeks after the Chamber of Mines on Friday, 2 February 2018 applauded Sibanye-Stillwater for a successful operation to rescue hundreds of mineworkers who were trapped underground at its Beatrix gold mine in Welkom, in the Free State province, three workers paid with their lives. In a statement, the Chamber congratulated the mine, rescue services, unions […]


The psychology of safety

Understanding why people do things the way they do can form an invaluable basis for worker and public safety within the hydro industry. As two companies from Australia and Canada demonstrate, there are numerous advantages to applying psychological understanding to safety principles. An innovative psychology based training programme has been pioneering employee safety in the […]


Are you a Confuser?

Don’t be! In today’s world people are not reading any more. Think of the countless email messages that have been totally misunderstood. And people have become very pedantic, having issues with almost everything. We like to refer to them as “sensitive” persons; the kind of person who will attack you on social media and then […]

Legal Update

Draft Policy on Conservation Agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) published an Invitation for public comments on the draft conservation agriculture polcy and notice of consultation workshops, Government Notice No. 84 It is envisaged that Conservation Agriculture  will transform South African land use systems towards a sustainable food production system, adopted by the majority of farmers, which will […]

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