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Is OHS Self-regulation back in the game?

Sheqafrica.co.za’s sister publication, Sheqafrica.com, previously reported on the Council for the Built Environment’s (CBE) application for exemption of the Identification of Work from the requirements of the Competition Act. In September 2018 the CBE invited stakeholders to provide input following the Competition Commission’s decision to reject the application. To recap, the Commission determined that the […]

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Meet Diffi; your Life-Threatening Hazard at Work

Sheqafrica.co.za is proud to announce the appointment of Diffi as an author for our magazine. Diffi is a life-threatening hazard that will be visiting workplaces all over South Africa today, and as an employer or H&S representative or manager, the law requires you to inform your employees of Diffi’s visit. What Diffi can do. First […]

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A new Star-Grading system on the Cards

Sheqafrica Corporate Services will be launching its EBP Star-grading system in August 2019. Businesses subscribing to the Sheqafrica.com Ethical Business Practices Program will be audited annually against the EBP Code of Conduct and graded according to their level of Compliance. Sheqafrica’s Managing Director, Diane Swarts explains the benefits of this Grading audit and how it […]

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Message from our CEO – Size does not always matter

When it comes to safety and health in the workplace, it is not the size of the premises or the number of people you employ that gives you a duty to provide a safe and healthy working environment. Even self-employed persons have a legal duty under the Occupational Health & Safety Act, 1993. Sheqafrica.co.za is […]