Safety Record Newspaper,Lagos Safety Commission Announce 9jaSAFE Awards 2017 Call for Nominations

The Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC) has partnered Nigeria’s premier safety publication, Safety Record Newspaper to announce call for nominations for the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence Hall of Fame (9jaSAFE Awards) 2017. This was made known in a pre-event press briefing held at the Lagos State Safety Commission Conference Room, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, […]

How to Sell Safety to Top Management

  “Selling safety to senior management is a serious issue; quite challenging especially in the face of limited budget” – Mr Segun Bakare, HSE Manager of Petrolex Oil & Gas Limited “They (top management) relate to dollars and cents. They don’t relate to incident rates.” – Terry Hart, CSP, American construction safety adviser Experts globally […]

Fire Outbreaks: Problems and Concerns over Location of Filling Stations in Residential Areas

With rising opposition against the building of filling stations within residential areas across the states, a fallout of rising fire outbreaks destroying lives and properties at their instance; is there any possibility in sight for the eventual relocation of the filling stations,  Victory Bernard examines.     Among the five fire incidents that occurred simultaneously […]

UN Chief Drums Support for Missing Staff

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres has called on the people of the world to give UN workers more support while highlighting the safety concerns the world body’s staff face as they work to bring relief to various peoples of the world. This was contained in a personally-signed message released on the […]

Principal Contractor Fined For Safety Failings

  A London based construction company has been fined for safety failings after complaints from the public. Basildon Magistrates’ Court heard how Malik Contractors and Engineers Ltd were working at a site St John’s Way in Corringham, Essex in 2016 when concerned members of the public contacted the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Malik Contractors […]

Care Home Fined After Boy Drowned In Disused Quarry

  A Kettering based care home company has been ordered to pay £100,000 after a 16-year-old boy drowned at a disused quarry, while on a day trip. The Old Bailey heard how two 16-year-old boys who were residents at Castle Lodge Home near Ely, Cambridgeshire, were taken on a day trip to Bawsey Country Park […]