Economic Cost of Lingering ISPON Crisis

  Recent figures from research conducted by Safety Record Newspaper highlighted the huge economic cost of the persisting crisis in the country’s apex safety professional body, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON). According to this unpublished research, by the end of the year 2017, ISPON would have lost at least N171 million as a […]

Disaster prevention: LASG increases monitoring, surveillance capacities of relevant agencies

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday, September 26 stated that in order to avert disaster and the resultant loss of lives and properties in the state, his administration has scaled up the monitoring and surveillance capacities of relevant agencies to ensure compliance with appropriate laws. The Governor, who spoke through the Secretary […]

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Be Prepared For Sudden Violence

  I have a background in martial arts, taekwondo to be precise, back in the university days. I could recall our instructor giving us ample self-defence training, and using us to secure some event venues on campus, particularly those held at night. To properly carry out this task, we first got ourselves prepared. We did […]

Lagos Safety Commission Upgrades Dansol High School’s Safety Rating

Barely a week after winning in the School Safety category of the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence (9jaSAFE), Dansol High School, Agidingbi, Lagos, has achieved a level-two (on a three-star ranking) safety compliance standard award of the Lagos State Safety Commission and a level three (of a five-tier ranking) of SafeZoneTM certification. Speaking at the […]

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“Safety of little children being conveyed in vehicles has been taken for granted for too long in Nigeria” – Bolanle Edwards, MD, Strap & Safe Child Foundation

  Mrs. Bolanle Edwards is the MD/CEO of Strap and Safe Child Foundation, a non-governmental organisation that has been in the forefront of advocacy for use of seatbelts for children. In this interview, she explains to Safety Record Newspaper’s News Editor, John Ogunsemore the importance of seatbelts for children. Excerpts. What’s Strap and Safe Child […]

How Nigeria’s first Materials Recovery Facility is Protecting Workers and the Environment

Mrs. Lola Oresanwo is the Chief Operating Officer of WestAfricaENRG, owner-operator of Nigeria’s first Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) located in Alimosho, Lagos. In this interview with Safety Record Newspaper’s John Ogunsemore and Waheed Akinyemi, she talks about the company’s occupational safety and health and community affairs efforts. Excerpt.   First of all, what is WestAfricaENRG […]

ISPON National Election Will Hold At 2017 AGM – Ilodiuba

    Embattled National President of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Dr. Nnamdi Ilodiuba has revealed that the institute’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for later in the year would include an election. Ilodiuba said this in an interview with Safety Record Newspaper on the sidelines of an induction ceremony for new […]

ISPON, A More Disciplinary Body Than NBA, NMA – Uzamere

  A member of the embattled Governing Board of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Mr. Evaristus Uzamere, has described the institute as more stringent in handling issues of poor conduct among members than the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and National Bar Association (NBA). In his paper presentation delivered at Induction ceremony of […]