School Safety Summit: Experts teach ways to Inculcate Safety into School Curriculum

    The child, by extension human being from birth until adulthood (age 18), is described to be most vulnerable of human species and has derived a legal provision through international and national conventions by reason of its position to enjoy special rights and privileges from the society. Children’s rights include the right to health, […]

WHAT IS FATIGUE?

WHAT IS FATIGUE? Fatigue referred to as tiredness, exhaustion, lethargy, and listlessness, describes a physical and/or mental state of being tired and weak. Physical and mental fatigue although different, the two often exist together – if a person is physically exhausted for long enough, they will also be mentally tired. When somebody experiences physical fatigue, […]

Why Elites Should Be Careful When Employing Domestic Staff – Police Boss

Good Neighbourliness Key to Public Safety – Kolade, ex Nigerian High Commissioner to UK The Area H Police Commander, Lagos, ACP Mohammed Dankwara has advised Nigerian elites against employing domestic staff without conducting due diligence. He said cases of domestic staff attacking their employers or pillaging their properties was becoming rampant, noting that conducting security […]

Amosun Tasks SON on Influx of Substandard Products

  Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has charged the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to do more in checking the importation of adulterated products into the country and ensure it protects the interest of consumers. Amosun gave this charge, in Abeokuta recently, in his keynote address at the quality awareness programme organised by SON […]

‘Unprofessional Conduct’: ISPON Issues Stern Warning to Erring Membe

…approves sacking of registrar The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) has vowed to suspend or expel any member of the body engaging in acts of “unprofessional conduct”. The warning was contained in a communique issued at the end of the institute’s Extraordinary General Meeting which held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state on April […]

Calabar Incident: Dangers of Erecting Buildings under High Tension Wires

  Erecting structures under Right of Way (ROW) of power transmission and distribution cables is a dangerous project. However, because of poor law enforcement and negligence, there is a proliferation of such structures across the country. Speaking with safety professionals, VICTORY BERNARD examines the implications behind the viewing centre electrocution in Calabar, Cross River State […]

Experts Call For Improvement of OSH Data Collection Capacity

  Safety experts have harped on the need for companies to improve their capacity to collect and utilise reliable Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) data. They noted that OSH data is indispensable for setting priorities and measuring progress at organisations, in detection of hazards and risk, the development of OSH preventive programmes, and the identification […]

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Rate of Emergency Calls Worrisome – Lagos Fire Boss

  The Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Mr. Rasaq Fadipe has decried the rate of emergency calls received since January to March this year. He noted that despite continuous public enlightenment strategies put in place by the state to reduce incessant fire outbreaks, the situation is “very worrisome.” Fadipe said this while delivering […]