Sheqafrica.com is Africa's largest online Magazine for the Risk & Compliance profession. It is co-owned by Shane Lishman and the Sheqafrica Corporate Services(Pty)Ltd.

Editor-in-Chief:
Jessica van Zyl

Independent Contributors and Media Partners:
Patrick Deale - Labour Lawyer
Louis Fourie - Environmental Lawyer
Mabila Mathebula
Rudy D. Maritz


Originally founded by Ben Fouche of Real Babe Media, Sheqafrica.com has been serving the SHEQ industry since 2007 and contains over 1600 articles from various experts in the Safety, Health and Environmental Management fields. Today, Sheqafrica.com is proudly co-owned by the Africa Media Group(50%) and focuses on Human Resources Management, Risk & Compliance on the African Continent.
The role of the HR and IR practitioner remains undisputed in the selection and placement of competent staff, while the education and training of people goes a long way in achieving business objective.

Sheqafrica.com covers topics on risk & compliance related to basic human rights:
S = Safety in our workplaces and communities
H = Healthcare
E = The Environment we live in
Q = Quality of Life
Health & Wellness

CDC Releases Guideline to Improve Care of Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Press Release Embargoed Until:Tuesday, September 4, 2018Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new clinical recommendations for healthcare providers treating children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), often referred to as concussion. The CDC Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children, published today...

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NIOSH launches new framework to tackle opioid crisis in the workplace

Press Release For Immediate Release: Friday, August 31, 2018Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 Opioid use and misuse in the workplace are a definite part of America’s opioid crisis – and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a new plan to fight it. Approaching the crisis...

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Workplace safety and health scorecard

SINGAPORE: A tripartite committee has proposed that the workplace safety and health (WSH) performance of companies be made more transparent as part of efforts to transform the business environment into one which recognises WSH as an integral part of business success, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo revealed on Wednesday (Aug 29). Speaking at the Workplace Safety...

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CDC Hosts International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

Presentations include a wide range of health threats in U.S. and internationally Press Release For Immediate Release: Monday, August 27, 2018Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Task Force for Global Healthexternal icon, Inc., are hosting the 2018 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID) today through Wednesday...

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More US adolescents up to date on HPV vaccination

CDC reports show encouraging signs for preventing future cancers Press Release Embargoed Until: Thursday, August 23, 2018, 1:00 p.m. ETContact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 The number of adolescents who are up to date on HPV vaccination – meaning they started and completed the HPV vaccine series – increased five percentage points from 2016 to 2017, according...

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CDC Releases 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card

Press Release For Immediate Release: Monday, August 20, 2018Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 Of the approximately 4 million babies born in 2015,  most (83.2 percent) started out breastfeeding – but many stop earlier than recommended, according to the 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Good nutrition starts with...

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CDC: 1 in 4 US adults live with a disability

Cognitive disability most common in younger adults; mobility disability most common for others Press Release Embargoed Until: Thursday, August 16, 2018, 1:00 p.m. ETContact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 One in 4 U.S. adults – 61 million Americans – have a disability that impacts major life activities, according to a report in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...

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2025 – The end of the Safety practitioner?

The ever-evolving world of business and the advancement in Artificial Intelligence is probably one of the biggest risks to employees in today’s world of work. Machines are getting smaller, faster and even smarter, and workplaces are evolving at a rapid pace. And for the past 100 years, the safety profession has been stuck on a […]

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Franchise Opportunity in the PPE market

Gravity Safety Products offers a unique franchise for interested people wanting to get into the distrubution and sales of personal safety equipment and clothing. The company offers Master Franchises in all SADC countries for R970 000. Retail outlets are available from these Master Franchises from R450 000. Sales Agents can also join from as little...

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CDC Releases Graphic Novel on Variant Flu Dangers

For Immediate Release: Friday August 10, 2018Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 CDC has released a graphic novel to help young people understand the potential health risks of influenza viruses that normally circulate in swine and can cause disease in people (known as variant flu infections). This coincides with a report by CDC in FluView today of 4 new...

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