Snapchat Hackers: 5 Ways to Protect Your Family

  In 2014, photo sharing service Snapchat ran afoul of hackers after the company claimed it had no knowledge of any security vulnerabilities. To prove that such loopholes existed, attackers lifted the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million Snapchat users and made them available on a public website. Although the site was immediately taken […]

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 […]

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 […]