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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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...

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...

Domesticating Fire Code, Educating Public As Important As Reviewing It – Anambra Fire Chief

Engr. Martin Agbili
Engr. Martin Agbili, who is popularly known as Agility, is the Chief Fire Officer and Director of Anambra State Fire Service. In this interview with Safety Record’s Paul Mbagwu in his office in Awka, he talks about the National Fire Safety Code, major causes of domestic fire, and efforts by the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, to reposition the...

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...

Imperatives for the theme of World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019

2019 World Day for Safety and Health at Work
The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work. It is held on 28 April and has been observed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) since 2003. "Sunday 28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day to Promote a safe and healthy workplace...

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...

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...

Meet the Professional: Solomon Ekong Okon

My name is Solomon Ekong Okon, a genteel Quality, Health Safety, and Environmental management professional with over 8 years’ experience across manufacturing, oil & gas and construction sectors. How will you define the safety profession? The safety profession is a branch of a career that cut across all profession, a safety professional should be vast in both science and art...

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...

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...
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