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Paint it Black, no, Yellow

In South Africa, there is currently a shortage of qualified occupational health, safety and environmental practitioners with specific construction industry knowledge and a proposed 10 day Skills program has been CETA Accredited to alleviate this skill shortage and raise the educational level in the Construction Industry. Experienced SA practitioners with 3 year National Diplomas and...

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Three died in second KZN building collapse

The Department of Labour has issued a prohibition notice against the construction site in Jacobs, South of Durban, where three workers died and five others were seriously injured yesterday when the building collapsed at the corner of Chamberlain and Manchester roads in Jacobs. The scene immediately brought back memories of the Tongaat Mall disaster in November […]

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The SACPCMP – Know your Rights!

Since 2014, working in Construction Health & Safety has become a difficult task. This is because of the introduction of the Construction Regulations that stipulates a person who is to be appointed as a “Health & Safety Agent”, must be registered with the South African Council for Project & Construction Management Professions, a public protector...

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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 […]

Get Sheqafrica.com on your Desktop

Get Sheqafrica.com’s SheqDesktop and you will have instant access to all the documents and forms you need to manage your Health & Safety program. SheqDesktop is available to Windows and Mac users and it is easy to install. What you can access on SheqDesktop: OHS Policy Letters of appointments Risk assessment template Inspection forms Audit […]