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Pollution: Health Audit Must Be Carried Out In Niger Delta – CSOs

Bayelsa oil spill
Health audit must be carried out across the various communities in the Niger Delta region as part of efforts to address the menace of environmental pollution and degradation, some civil society organisations (CSOs) have demanded. They made the demand during a roundtable programme with the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission (BSOEC) on Tuesday, May 21 in Yenagoa. Safety Record can...

Senate Raises Alarm Over Danger Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

”The Senate is disturbed that in Nigeria, a high fatality figure of carbon monoxide poisoning is recorded while globally, 86,353 people died from unintentional poisonings worldwide in 2015 with 78,054 about 50 per cent of deaths occurring in low and middle income countries.

NSITF Confirms Paying N1bn To Injured Workers

“To this end, the NSITF implements Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems (OSHMS) with the goal to first of all prevent work-related accidents and diseases and ensure OSH standards, but where accidents and diseases occur, it rehabilitates and compensates as appropriate, the GM said

Osun Agency Tasks Transporters On Ambulance Operations

At the National Union of Journalists Press Center, Osogbo, where the event was held, the GM reiterated the agency's desire to reduce further its response time to 5 minutes.

Minister of Health Calls For Patient Safety Commission

On the platform of the lecture tagged “Patients’ Safety in Nigeria”, the Minister posited that a commission that caters to patients' safety in Nigeria is the dream of every well meaning health professional.

National Patient Safety Guide Will Be Developed – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the ministry would soon develop the National Patient Safety Guide to improve healthcare delivery in the nation. He said that the guide would help to address the ambiguity surrounding the understanding of the field in the country. Adewole disclosed this while delivering an address on “Patient’s Safety in Nigeria” at the...

Tragedy At Google Site As Crane Falls, Kills 4

Seattle Fire, Chief Harold Scoggins, confirmed that two of the four dead were crane operators working on the campus, also revealing that four others were left injured, with six cars struck in the accident

Some companies not paying enough attention to safety, first aid – Nigerian Red Cross

“In Nigeria the safety of workers are not taken seriously in some organisations, safety measures are not put in place and the staff are not knowledgeable on first Aid. “Offices are also not equipped with First Aid boxes, fire extinguishers may be installed but expired, workers are not aware of what to do when accidents occur.

Lafarge Committed To Safe Working Environment – HSE Head

Head, Health Safety and Environment of Lafarge, Folake Odegbami, said that the company had put in a lot of money over years to create a work environment that is both safe and healthy enough for its employees and stakeholders.

UNICEF Kick Off World Campaign On Vaccines Safety

The aim of the campaign which is tagged '#VaccinesWork', is geared to sensitizing parents and the communities on the many diseases that can be prevented using the vaccines.
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