Substance Abuse: Ingenuity of Complex Mixtures Flood Lagos Suburbs

  Tanimola, 18, a secondary school dropout and self-confessed substance addict now spends time with friends in the Alimosho area of Lagos.   When our reporter met him at Bollar junction, Ijegun in Alimosho local government area of Lagos, an area notorious for harbouring miscreants, in his hands was a bottle of Lacasera soft drink diluted […]

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 […]

FASHION HAZARD

  Joy Ikems Fashion encompasses the processes and products aimed at achieving a cool and hip look, comfortability and inner self-expression. But in recent times, immodesty in the fashion sense of today’s youths is on the increase. Even little children are caught in the act because their parents see fashion as a different ball game […]

FG Issues Warning Against Use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7

FG Issues Warning Against Use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7

…Despite no official launching, Samsung forced to recall exploding galaxy note 7 devices in Nigeria Worried by the various media reports, over fears for customer safety after reports were lodged of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone device catching fire and exploding, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) on September 18 warned Nigerians against using the […]

Quick Thinking Saves Woman from Kidnappers

Quick Thinking Saves Woman from Kidnappers

An audio recording of an unnamed woman’s recollection of a nervy escape from kidnappers in Lagos was sent to Safety Record Newspaper by a security expert. The exact date of the incident could not be ascertained, but there is a lesson for everyone. Excerpt. Good morning, sisters. I want to share my experience with you […]

Peace Mass Transit: One Too Many Killings

Peace Mass Transit: One Too Many Killings

… Company advertises safety, despite several auto mishaps It was a pleasant experience on August 17; the first time Safety Record placed a call through to the customer care centre of a transport service provider, Peace Mass Transit – with the intention to seek information for this story. On the first ring, an auto-tune greeted the […]

Oil Sector: Managing Process Related Incidents - Okudor Emmanuel

Oil Sector: Managing Process Related Incidents

…IOSH-Nigeria Informal Network Group advocates implementation of Process Management System (PSM) in process and chemical/production industry  The Oil and Gas sector has been a major contributor to the Nigeria economy; and equally played a dominant socio- economically role, which has had its effects on the life of its citizens. Despite the big role it plays […]

National health insurance

Embracing a National Health Insurance programme

… as mortality rate increases by the day …over 70% Nigeria workforce are unable to afford medical care Virtually no day passes without authorities recording a case of someone misfortune in an accident; such occurrence either claim lives or leave irrecoverable scars on the victims, and their relatives. As much as no one wishes to […]