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…
Jessica van Zyl
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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
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OSHA, along with The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) and the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) are partnering in an effort to increase safety efforts in the agricultural retail and supply industry. The two-year alliance will focus on the safe storage and handling of ammonium nitrate and anhydrous ammonia – materials used in fertilizers. “This alliance underscores our collective...
According to behavioral researchers at Cardiff University, “It is widely accepted that human factors are the main contributory factor in accidents. This human element, of course, extends beyond those personally involved in an incident. It also incorporates all those who influence safety in that workplace, whether directly, consciously and immediately, or indirectly, unintentionally and perhaps...
Three workers at Sheboygan, Wisc.-based Nemak USA were diagnosed with occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis, a debilitating lung disease. After a medical referral, OSHA inspected the automotive aluminum castings manufacturing facility in August 2018 and found the company failed to protect its employees. “Employers using these materials in their production must ensure that good hygiene practices are followed,...