World No Tobacco Day 2017: Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development

    Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and, according to a first-ever WHO report, reduce large-scale environmental degradation. On World No Tobacco Day 2017, WHO is highlighting how tobacco threatens the development of nations worldwide, and is calling […]

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, […]

Unsafe Practices in Nigerian Banks

  …Lack of Safety in Banking Halls, Putting Customers and Staff at risk Sometime in 2017, Eyiwumi Dada, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), went inside the banking hall of one of Nigeria’s top new-generation banks in Alimosho area of Lagos to make a deposit. She was standing on a fairly long […]

Suicide: More People Are Seeking Professional Help – Psychologist

  A lecturer in the Department of Psychology, Lagos State University, Mr Benjamin Olabimitan, has disclosed that more depressed people have been seeking professional help in the wake of public outcry generated by the recent increase in suicide cases in Nigeria. He made this known in an exclusive chat with Our Community Newspaper in his […]

Learning without Pains: How Sitting Affects Learning

    Considering the type of seats and sitting arrangements constructed for classrooms in our schools, could we boast of giving our students a good education they deserve, irrespective of the quality of teachers and aesthetics of the institutions? In classroom, due to the designs of the seats, we have the sights of students sit […]

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 […]