Sehlabana’s interests lie in mining safety and regulatory compliance, particular in the closed circuit-respiratory protective devices.
Sehlabana joined the CSIR in 2011 as a technical specialist and became laboratory manager in 2015. He oversees the testing and evaluation of the functional performance of self-contained self-rescuers and provides technical advice to the underground mining industry as part of the Mine Health and Safety Act Regulation 16.4.
- National Diploma Eng (Mechanical), Tshwane University of Technology, 2004
- BTech Eng (Mechanical), University of South Africa, 2010
- Certificate (NQF 6), Total Quality Management, University of South Africa, 2011
- Certificate (NQF 6), Programme in Safety Management, University of South Africa, 2014