World No Tobacco Day 2017: Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development

    Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and, according to a first-ever WHO report, reduce large-scale environmental degradation. On World No Tobacco Day 2017, WHO is highlighting how tobacco threatens the development of nations worldwide, and is calling […]

Confusion Looms As ‘Sacked’ ISPON Registrar Fixes EGM

  Embattled Substantive Registrar of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Mr. Benson Adam-Otite has fixed an Extraordinary General Meeting for the institute, Safety Record Newspaper can authoritatively report. The controversial EGM is scheduled for June 17, 2017, less than two months after another EGM called by the Acting Registrar of the institute, […]

We cannot expect the school to do everything; parents have to take greater responsibility for child safety – Ike Aigbogun-Osho, Founder, Safe Schools

  Ike Aigbogun-Osho is the Founder and Program Director of Safe Schools, an initiative powered by HSEWise, a safety information centre she started four years ago. The journey began back in the United Kingdom after her first degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Bedfordshire and masters in Health and Safety from Brunel University, […]

An Overview of Aerodrome Emergency Planning

  Understanding the basics Aerodrome: A defined area on land or water (including any buildings, installations and equipment) intended to be used either wholly or in part for the arrival, departure and surface movement of aircraft. Emergency: A sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action. Emergency plan: A documented course of action […]

Compulsory Building Insurance Policy in Lagos – Safety Professionals Speak

  The Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Safety Commission recently expressed its intention to make it mandatory for all building owners in the state to insure their properties. Relying on the state’s Insurance Law of 2003 which has remained unenforced for some time, the Director General of the commission, Hon. Hakeem Dickson, said […]

SON Destroys Fake, Substandard Products Worth N450m in Lagos

Fake and substandard products worth N450 million were on Tuesday, May 23 destroyed by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) at its dumpsites in Ogba and Epe, Lagos. According to the standards body, the products made up of bulbs, cables, tyres, shaving sticks, aluminium coils among others were destroyed for failing to meet “requisite standards” […]