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OAU says water from polluted dam now safe

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The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has assured members of the university community and other stakeholders of the safety of water from its Opa dam. According to a Monday statement from the institution’s Registrar, Mrs. M.I. Omosule, suspected land grabbers polluted the dam with chemicals, leading to the death of several fishes and other aquatic animals. She disclosed that 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

9 Tooth Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

This is the first thing everyone does in the day, most likely. And we do it religiously and with a sense of assurance that the teeth are taken good care of, after the exercise is observed. Like saying our prayers when we get up from the bed, we were taught that all is well. But, you know how you felt...

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...

NAFDAC apprehends “chemist” over N1.5m fake Tetanus vaccines in Kano

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A man, Goodluck Nwadike, has been apprehended by officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Kano for storing falsified and substandard Tetanus vaccines. The Director General of the agency, Prof. Moji Adeyeye disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, March 1. She added that the suspect was arrested at his shop located at No....

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.

Heavy Load, Improper Lifting Can Cause Back, Neck Pain – Safety Expert Warns

WSO Nigeria
The Deputy Director, World Safety Organisation (WSO) Nigeria Office, Dr Okunola Olusola, has warned against carrying of heavy loads and improper lifting of objects. According to the safety expert, carrying of heavy loads can overstrain neck and joint ligaments at old age and improper lifting of objects can strain the spine. Olusola gave the warning in a chat with News Agency...

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.

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...

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
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