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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...

Kwara Confirms Cases of Lassa Fever, Yellow Fever, Polio

The Kwara State Government has confirmed two cases of Lassa Fever infecting a husband and wife in the state. The government also confirmed an outbreak of circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Virus which claimed the life of a two-year-old girl and a case of Yellow Fever infecting a farmer. Speaking with newsmen on Tuesday during at a news briefing, the Kwara Commissioner...

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...

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...

Biosafety Agency Cautions Importers Against Genetically Modified Grains

“I wish to assure Nigerians that they need not be afraid, National Biosafety Management Agency has been established to ensure that they are protected from potentially harmful impact of Genetically Modified Organisms(GMOs)

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.

NAFDAC Advises Food Product Manufacturers On Industry Standards

Prof Mojisola Adeyeye of NAFDAC
She stated that the mishandling of plastic, fossil fuels, industrial and agrochemicals is the leading cause of food contamination in Nigeria, advising caution especially during supply and storage of these food products.

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.

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...

Worker shoots self dead after 4 months without pay

suicide gun
A worker, Amos Mboni, has shot himself to death after his employers failed to pay his salary for four months. The 56-year-old Zimbabwean man was working as a security guard manning Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) offices in Bulawayo when he shot himself three times with a revolver provided by the organisation. The incident occurred at his work station located at Zimra...
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