Zoonoses: What Impact On Food Safety?

  Humans coexist in a complex, interdependent relationship with the companion, production, and wild animals we depend on for our food, livelihoods, and well-being, as well as with the environments we live and work in together. The interface between humans, animals, and the environments we share can also be a source of diseases impacting public […]

Cabin Crew Deserve Better Occupational Health Protection – Aviation Expert

    An aviation medicine practitioner, Dr Kayode Akinde, has advocated better occupational health protection for airline cabin crew in the country while lamenting the overconcentration of aeromedical care on pilots and air traffic controllers globally. He made this call on Tuesday, November 7 at the pre-conference workshop of the 2017 Conference/Annual General Meeting of […]

My Concern Is To Make Employers Know They Need The Right Professionals To Do The Job, Not Just Anybody – Comfort Ekpe, MD, Acquilla Solutions

  From taking on freelance jobs to becoming a consultant sort after, Comfort Ekpe seems to have cut a niche for herself in the safety industry in Nigeria, playing advisory roles and consulting for organisations, helping them to build HSE into their operations. In this interview with Safety Record Newspaper’s Editor, Paul Mbagwu, she tells […]

Monkeypox

Understanding Monkeypox As Public Safety Concern

  Three years after many Nigerians were affected with the Ebola disease which led to many deaths, and Lassa fever also causing more than a scare sometime after, the nation is again battling another deadly viral attack that has infected over 74 people across the nation. This vicious viral infection called Monkeypox has already registered […]

Nigeria Safety Engineers Set To Hold Inaugural Conference

    As part of activities to raise safety consciousness in Nigeria, the National Institute of Safety Engineers (NISE) has embarked on a sensitisation campaign to avert building collapse, flooding and fire disasters in the country. The institute has also fixed its inaugural annual conference themed “Assuring Public Safety in Nigeria: The Roles of Engineers,” […]

Hakeem Dickson

Taking Leadership Role is Important to Prevent Accidents – DG, Lagos Safety Commission

    The Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC), Hon. Hakeem Dickson has reiterated the importance of taking a leadership role in health and safety, saying it would help prevent accidents that result in injuries and fatalities in the workplace and general environment in the country. The LSC boss stated this at the monthly […]

Dr Nnamdi Ilodiuba

Ilodiuba Re-elected President As Factional ISPON AGM Holds In Lagos

    Factional President, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Dr Nnamdi Ilodiuba has been re-elected for another two-year term at the helms of the institute. Eleven other members of the institute’s 13-member governing board were also elected at the Annual General Meeting of the faction which held at the ISPON National Secretariat, Ikotun, […]

ISPON Crisis Unfortunate, Deterring The Institute’s Progress’ – Labour Ministry

  The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment has described the crisis rocking the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) as “unfortunate and deterring the institute’s progress,” calling on all concerned parties to sheath their swords to enable the institute forge ahead as one united body. The Director, Occupational Safety and Health Department, Dr […]

How To Identify Genuine School Safety Agents In Lagos

    Following uncertainty surrounding the status of safety agents in the school safety audit programme of the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC), a senior official of the commission has disclosed how schools can identify genuine agents. The clarification is coming against the backdrop of reported complaints by some schools and safety professionals who claimed […]