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SheqOnCall360 – a new professional body

Most professional bodies are only effective in developing a profession. SheqOnCall360 fills the gaps by offering a promotion service to jobseekers, practitioners and consultants. It is not a professional body in the common sense of the word. SheqOnCall360 is a promotional portal, allowing interested practitioners to list their CV’s / Company profiles for the public […]

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South Africa’s “Vision Zero” Duty of care or jail term.

“Vision Zero” is the latest safety slogan as introduced by South Africa’s Minister of Employment and Labour, Minister Thulas Nxesi while addressing about 1 000 delegates at the Occupational health and safety conference at Emperors Palace, Gauteng. He said business and organised labour have key roles to play to achieve the Vision Zero. “We have […]

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What the Gravel! cancels recognition of 4×4 training accredited by Saiosh Corporate members

Companies offering 4×4 training who are associated with the South Africa Institute of Occupational Health and Safety will no longer be accepted in the WTG! Off-road Challenge in Africa. The off-road driving competency requirements set by corporate companies like Vodacom and others have come under the magnifying glass and What the Gravel!, an online off-road […]

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Cambodian building collapse kills seven, with dozens feared buried

At least seven people died when an under-construction building owned by a Chinese company collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort, officials said, as rescuers scoured the giant rubble heap for survivors. The building went down before sunrise in the casino-resort town of Sihanoukville in south-western Cambodia. Four people have been arrested in connection with the accident, […]

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ILO adopts treaty against workplace harassment

The International Labour Organization has adopted the first global convention to combat violence and harassment in the workplace. The UN labor body was prompted by the worldwide “MeToo” movement against sexual harassment and began full-scale discussions on the convention last year. Member countries, labor unions and management organizations cast votes at the ILO’s annual conference […]

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PRiSMa snubs Saiosh designations as useless.

PRiSMa, the property risk management division of the Cygma Group have changed their employment criteria for risk management practitioners in the property sector. With the Property Practitioner’s Bill awaiting proclamation by the President Cyril Ramaphosa, PRiSMa will no longer be allowed to appoint Saiosh members as property risk consultants. PRiSMa informed its divisional managers in […]

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Cygma stops selling franchises in South Africa

The Cygma Group has stopped selling its SHEQ Franchises in South Africa. The current franchise owned by Cygma SHEQ North(Pty)Ltd has been granted the exclusive rights for South Africa as its exclusive territory. According to the Cygma Group, the decision was taken after the South African Institute of Safety & Health(Saiosh) revoked the Corporate membership […]

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Network9 launches new magazine for Construction

Network9 in partnership with Sheqafrica.com will be launching a new magazine for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Industry, called Construction Risk Africa, which will focus predominantly on Risk Management in these sectors to promote compliance in the Built Environment. The magazine will go live on the net in July 2019 and will boast articles […]