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 […]

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 […]

Safety Professionals Decry Akwa Ibom Church Building Collapse

  Some safety professionals in the country have decried the recent Akwa Ibom church building collapse that left no fewer than 32 persons dead and 37 persons injured. In separate chats with Safety Record Newspaper, President of the Nigerian chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Herbert Nwaka, and Akwa Ibom State Branch Chairman […]

What is Ergonomics (or human factors)?

  Ergonomics literally means the science or study of work. It is about designing for people, wherever they interact with products, systems or processes. It is the science of fitting “jobs to workers” and “products to consumers”.   The emphasis within ergonomics is to ensure that designs complement the strengths and abilities of people and […]