Experts Call For Improvement of OSH Data Collection Capacity

  Safety experts have harped on the need for companies to improve their capacity to collect and utilise reliable Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) data. They noted that OSH data is indispensable for setting priorities and measuring progress at organisations, in detection of hazards and risk, the development of OSH preventive programmes, and the identification […]

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Rate of Emergency Calls Worrisome – Lagos Fire Boss

  The Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Mr. Rasaq Fadipe has decried the rate of emergency calls received since January to March this year. He noted that despite continuous public enlightenment strategies put in place by the state to reduce incessant fire outbreaks, the situation is “very worrisome.” Fadipe said this while delivering […]

Marriot Hotel Project: Dori Construction Marks Million Hours without LTI

  Building contracting firm, Dori Construction and Engineering (Nigeria) Limited, has announced the achievement of over one million man-hours without loss time injury (LTI) on its ongoing Marriot Hotel, Ikeja project. This was disclosed at an event to mark the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work themed “Optimising the Collection and Use […]

SON Impounds Second-Hand Tyres worth Millions in Abuja, Warns Importers

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has impounded fairly-used and expired tyres worth millions of naira in Abuja. This was disclosed in a statement made available on the organisation’s Facebook page on Thursday, April 20. A combined team of SON’s Operations Department, Federal Capital Territory State office and security operatives on Tuesday, April 18 […]

Son Apprehends Engine Oil Counterfeiters

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has nabbed a syndicate that specialises in adulteration of engine oil for sale to unsuspecting members of the public. The Director General of SON, Osita Aboloma said that the arrest took place at tipper garage, in the Jahi area of Abuja, with SON operation team sealing the premises […]

Cross River ISPON ‘Shocked’ By Calabar Electrocution

Cross River ISPON ‘Shocked’ By Calabar Electrocution John Ogunsemore The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Cross River State Branch has bemoaned the electrocution of multiple persons at a football viewing centre in Nyangasang area of the state capital on Tuesday, April 18. In a position letter signed by the Branch Chairman, Dr Uffia […]

IOSH Nigeria Elects Excos

  The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Nigeria Informal Network group has elected ten executive officers to take charge of the group’s activities. The election, which took place at the group’s April network meeting that held on April 8 at Protea Hotels, Ikeja-Lagos, is part of conditions set by the international safety body […]

Lagos Safety Commission, Safety Record Announces 9jaSAFE Awards Call For Nominations

  The Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC) has partnered Nigeria’s premier safety publication, Safety Record Newspaper to announce call for nominations for the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence Hall of Fame (9jaSAFE Awards) 2017. This was made known in a pre-event press briefing held at the Lagos State Safety Commission Conference Room, Alausa, Ikeja, on […]