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One size fits all safety auditing is ending!

The number of companies and consultants using generic auditing systems and software could face some challenges in the next 12 to 18 months as OHS practice will be forced to implement a risk-based approach to OHS management. The current “system required” compliance measurement will no longer be relevant as the practice will move away from...

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Employers using all tricks to circumvent labour laws – CCMA

The Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has called on the Department of Labour inspectorate to join forces to clamp down on the growing practice of deliberate circumventing of the labour laws. CCMA Legal Researcher: Office of the Director, Wilbur van Niekerk said there was a growing trend used by employers of using every...

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SAIOSH Members may harm fragile consulting industry.

In a recent article on Sheqafrica.com, it was reported that the Department of Labour invited SAIOSH members to report unsafe conditions and acts to them. Going this route is filled with dangers in itself and it is doubtful that it was initiated by the DOL. The information of the employer is protected under Section 36...

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Sheqafrica.com appoints new Editor tasked with Transformation

Africa Media, one of the two owners of Sheqafrica.com and other online magazines, have appointed Jessica van Zyl as its new Editor-in-Chief effective from 4 March 2019. Jessica studied Journalism at Howard College in KZN and brings 12 years of experience to the scene. In addition, she also holds a NEBOSH IGC and a few...

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Bizstrat – Organiser of Construction Risk Africa Conference under fire

[UPDATED] Sheqafrica.com cancelled the marketing of the Construction Risk Africa annual conference organised by Servigraph 30 CC, trading as Bizstrat, just 48 hours after the AISE Payment Risk Register was launched on 14 February 2019 and terminated all relations with its owner, Dhanesh Ramparsad. The Conference has been re-scheduled after the 2018 event did not...

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Who has access to your Personal Medical Information?

As an employee you may have found yourself involved in the debate on “medical testing” and your personal medical information to see if you are fit to do the job you have applied for. And in many cases these medical tests are somewhat invasive and often a bit embarrassing. And although there is nothing preventing...

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EHS Training to start series of SMETA Workshops in June

SMETA is an audit methodology, providing a compilation of best practice ethical audit techniques. It is designed to help auditors conduct high quality audits that encompass all aspects of responsible business practice, covering Sedex’s four pillars of Labour, Health and Safety, Environment and Business Ethics. Sedex is a global membership organisation  that prides itself on...

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OHS Act “Compliance” illegal in so many ways

OHS Practitioners are still flaunting the law. Could it be incompetence? Stupidity? Or dreams of grandeur? Or is there a serious lack of basic legal knowledge in the OHS curriculum? Should OHS practitioners even be involved in law enforcement? Sheqafrica.com is investigating the issue of Privacy Law and how OHS practice lags behind in complying...

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Structural collapse inquiry appointed by Department of Labour to start with second sitting

The Imperial Logistics Construction Structural collapse inquiry appointed by the Department of Labour to investigate the causes of the collapse of a building in Jacobs, Durban is to sit for a second session from 04-15 March 2019. Expected to take a stand is Robert Wilkens, an expert witness from Benrob Construction. The inquiry is sitting...

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