Jessica is the Editor in Chief of Sheqafrica Corporate Services (Pty)Ltd's Media Office and has 17 years experience in Technical Publishing. She worked for a number of small online magazines until 2018 when she became a Legal Researcher at Le Roux Maritz & Partners. Shortly afterwards, she was seconded to SACS as editor of Sheqafrica.co.za as part of her portfolio.
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Iron and Steel Indaba – Durban

The Department of Employment and Labour Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Directorate is set to host an Iron and Steel Indaba in Durban on Thursday 24 October 2019. The Indaba will be used as a platform to reflect on the progress and impact made since the department signed the sector accord on Occupational Health and Safety […]

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Safety degree change, and SAQA’s career advice [updated]

2019 was the last year of registration for new NDSMN and BTSMN students. SAQA has not renewed the identifier code for these qualifications due to a ruling by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) that all qualifications that are not aligned with the new NQF framework should be phased out.  The last date […]

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Sheqafrica.com is shutting down

Readers of Sheqafrica.com have seen the magazine for the last time on 9 October 2019. After several owners in the past, the company has now decided to permanently shut down the once popular SHEQ Magazine. Diane Swarts, MD of Sheqafrica Corporate Services said the magazine has been sold to a media company who will be […]

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Department of Employment and Labour set to conduct workshops on Major Hazard Installation

The Department of Employment and Labour’s Major Hazard Installation (MHI) sub-directorate within the Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES), will be conducting a series of workshops to institute relations with Local Authorities and collect inputs to develop an MHI technical document. The technical document is meant to assist the Local Authorities and the duty holder or […]

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VeriSHEQ set to counter CV Fraud in the SHEQ Industry

With the pending CV fraud requirements in the NQF Amendment Act, VeriSHEQ is the first to focus on prevention and control with the introduction of its services to  be launched in November 2019. With the proliferation of SHEQ qualifications offered, knowing which is which and who is what has become a nearly impossible task. VeriSHEQ […]

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SmartSafe Africa launches Transport Safety Grading

In celebrating October as Transport Month, SmartSafe Africa has developed a safety grading system for Transport Operators falling under the National Road Traffic Act. The program, originally developed by a well-known corporate insurer back in the 90’s, have been revamped and changed into a grading system. Fleet operators and companies with a larger pool of […]

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October is Transport Month – AARTO – new Arrive Alive coming soon

President Cyril Ramaphosa joined by the Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, Gauteng Premier David Makhura, Provincial MECs of Roads, Transport, Police, Community Safety and Public Works and senior government officials, will on Saturday (5 October) officially launch the October Transport Month campaign and the revamped Arrive Alive programme, as approved by Cabinet. “In commemorating the […]

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5 Reasons to get out of OHS Consulting

If you have been working as an OHS Consultant for more than 15 years, you may want to read this. OHS Consulting is a dead-end once you have passed the 15 year mark. Here is what 5 former OHS consultants have to offer. (No one gave us permission to mention them by name). #1. No […]

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OHS-on-Demand setting high standards for low-cost OHS Services in SA.

Cape Town: South African businesses can look forward to a new on-demand service for Workplace health and safety with the launch of OHS-On-Demand which may also have a  major impact on the OHS Consulting industry. OHS-on-Demand is an innovative program that replaces the need for a full-time Safety officer, using information technology to take care […]