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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Food Poisoning: The Drumbeat of Death

By Babatunde Savage Very rarely would one turn the pages of the dailies without having to read about one family or certain individuals who have lost their lives because of a particular food they ate. Shooting Stars Soccer Club fondly known as 3SC players were on October 30 2018, struck down by stomach ache ahead of the match with Bendel Insurance...

Driver’s Education, a Must for Safety Plan

By Babatunde Savage, PhD Continuing education of all drivers is a requirement that should be included in the various safety plans for the prevention of road accidents. The result will be safer roadways, lower insurance premium, reduced loss of life and reduced accident-related disabling injuries. Statistics indicate that motor-vehicle accident is a leading cause of work-related deaths and there are no...

Experts Proffer Solutions To Incessant Market Fires In Nigeria

At least 25 shops and goods worth millions of naira were destroyed when fire gutted the New Benin Market in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State on Sunday, June 3. One of the shop owners, whose name could not be ascertained, reportedly collapsed and was rushed to the hospital after he dashed to the market and saw that...

Improper Handling, Unhygienic Processing and Display…The Meat You Eat is Filled with Impurities

Referring to it as an eyesore is an understatement; the sight of our local abattoirs usually makes me want to vomit and in a hurry to evade the market anytime I visit to buy meat. Often, I pay more than the meat costs because I am always in a hurry, unable to bargain and spend the time walking round...

Protecting Kids from Holiday Sports Camp Hazards

Mr. Martins Ajiboye, a football coach, has been involved in football camping for most of his adult life. During holidays he gathers teenagers within the 10-17 years age range for a three-week football camp in Sagamu, Ogun State. To be picked for the camp, the kids are required to fulfil normal procedural conditions such as filling registration forms and paying...

Regulating Environmental Pollution for Human Safety

A mother, Sadiya, as fondly called, cried frenziedly on the aisle of a general hospital in her neighbourhood in Abuja as medical personnel worked to announce the autopsy result of her three children that died. Irrespective of pleas to be patient and wait for the result to ascertain the cause of her children’s death, Sadiya continued to curse, blaming the...

6 Things to Do When You Have a Tyre Blowout While Still In Motion (Speed)

Not many drivers experience a blowout on the highway when on motion, it is extremely rare but getting a puncture or blowout while driving can be a scary experience – especially if you have never experienced on before or if you’re driving at high speed on the motorway. Knowing the correct way to respond could make the difference between...

6 Dreadful Things That Can Happen When You Wear Heels Too Much

Watching ladies walk around in high-heels fascinates me a lot. It’s a mixture of terror and awe when among many views I get drawn to a lady wiggling away, gracefully, treading in spiked heels. I often wonder if they don’t stress out their ankles, sprain it, or ever get to damage their legs. It’s always amazing. For women, a pair...

7 Tips for Planning Workplace Emergencies for Small Business Owners

Have you ever thought about how your business would cope in an emergency? Many business owners either do not like to think about emergencies or feel the risk is not enough to spend time and resources planning for one. A large-scale emergency could cause your business to grind to a halt, affecting your employees, customers, your equipment and even your...

3 Things to Consider Before Using a Fire Extinguishers

One does not have to be a trained firefighter to know how to use a Fire Extinguisher. Effective usage of fire extinguisher can be a life and property saving tool. However, a majority have not had fire extinguisher training and may not know how and when to use them. Adequate training on proper use and maintenance procedures is necessary for...
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