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 […]

How You May Be ‘Killing’ Your Child – Medical Expert

  The Director of Clinical Services, Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Dr John Obafemi Sotunsa has warned parents against giving children high-calorie, high-fat food, saying it leads to child obesity which has been found to be a major cause of diabetes and cardiac-related complications. He disclosed this while delivering a lecture at the American Society of […]

Identity Theft Prevention Tips For Facebook Users

  Identity theft protection is a must for all computer users, and that extends to social media such as Facebook. Because of the very nature of social networking sites — where people are encouraged to share personal information — users are automatically at risk of becoming victims of identity theft. Facebook users should be aware […]

Danger of Exposure to Fumes

  Few days ago a female final year student of UNIZIK was killed by fumes from a generator in an unventilated room. In medical parlance, this is called carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning is a preventable medical emergency. When I perceive fumes from my neighbour’s gigantic old lister, carbon monoxide poisoning comes to mind […]

Runway Safety and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria Position

    Introduction Runway Safety is a significant challenge and a top priority for Airport operations. Safety on runways is inevitably of great importance to Aerodrome operators whose intention is to avoid or mitigate all foreseeable risks of accidents occurring from runway Incursion, Excursion, Confusion and FOD. The issues of runway incursion, excursion, confusion, FOD […]