Lagos Prosecution of Collapse Building Owners, Contractors: A Welcome Development

  To make good her promise to ensure security and safety of all residents and visitors, Lagos state government under Governor Akinwunmi Ambode filed criminal charges against the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Richard Nyong, and five others, for the collapse of a five-storey building under construction on Kushenla Road, in the Ikate […]

Court Case Stalls ISPoN EGM

  The controversial Extra-ordinary General Meeting (EGM) called by the Registrar of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPoN) has been put on hold. According to the Registrar of the institute, Mr Benson Adam-Otite, the EGM was suspended due to a court case challenging its legality filed at the Federal High Court, Lagos by […]

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Safety Professionals Are Not Involved In Construction Design Process At Inception In Nigeria – Hassan Hassan, Group Health and Safety Advisor, BCL Nigeria Limited

  Hassan Hassan has certifications of 11 different professional bodies across facilities management, risk management, environmental health, estate surveying and valuation, and management. He is currently the Group Head of BCL Nigeria Limited. In this interview with Safety Record Newspaper’s Asst. Editor, Paul Mbagwu in his office in Lekki, Lagos, he spoke on controversies facing […]

Google Partners NFVCB, Homevida to Train 200 Students on Online Safety

  For the third time running, Google Nigeria has partnered the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and Nigeria Integrity Film Awards (Homevida) to train 200 secondary school students in Lagos on safer internet use. The event, which held at Virgin Rose Resort, Lagos, on Tuesday, February 7, was to commemorate Safer Internet Day […]

WSO Nigeria Train School on Safety in Edo State

    In pursuit of its mandate of raising the safety consciousness of one-third of the Nigerian population by 2025, the World Safety Organisation (WSO) Nigeria chapter has organised a “School Safety Training” for staff of The Cradle Montessori Nursey and Primary School, GRA, Benin City, Edo State.   The training which is part of […]

PREVENTING STREET SOCCER RELATED INJURIES

  Crisis– Going home after the day job, I had to stay back at the field, across the road watching the street guys playing bear footed catching their fun until a driver driving a 2016 BMW with a tinted glass, drove pass by disturbing the flow of play on the field, all of a sudden […]

Safety Professional Reiterates Call For Speedy Passage of OSH Legislation

  The Executive Director of safety training and consulting firm, SMTS Nigeria Limited, Mr. Wale Bakare, has reiterated his call for sound legislative framework for Health and Safety practice in Nigeria. Bakare, who has been in the forefront of the campaign for legislative backing for OHS in Nigeria as obtainable in other climes, made the […]

Workplace Safety is Company Responsibility – Narayan Vasu Pillai, GM, Land Craft Steel Company

  The General Manager, Land Craft Industries Limited, Mr. Narayan Vasu Pillai has said that the safety of workers is majorly the employer’s responsibility which must be handled seriously. Pillai, an Indian, said this in a chat with Safety Record Newspaper at the Ikorodu, Lagos premises of the company on Thursday, January 19. This is […]

Lack of Fire Extinguishers, Cautions Signs, Others Remain Bookable Traffic Offences – FRSC

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has debunked widely circulated rumours that it was permanently suspending booking of light signs violation, and lack of fire extinguishers and caution signs, as traffic offences. The Corps made this known in a Monday, January 9 statement signed by its Head of Media and Strategy, Corps Commander Bisi […]