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FRSC Records 29 Auto Crashes In Ondo

  The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday in Akure said it had recorded 29 road crashes from a special patrol that started in Ondo State on Dec. 15. Assistant Corps Marshal Godwin Ogagaoghene, the Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Ondo, Osun and Oyo States, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in...

Lagos Records 119 Fire Outbreak in January

The Lagos State Fire Service on Thursday said it recorded over 119 fire incidents across the State from the beginning of January 2019 till date. The Acting Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau who made this known in his office at Alausa, Ikeja lamented that valuables worth millions and preventable lives were been lost daily to avoidable fire outbreaks. He...

Okomu Oil’s ambition is to be recognised as benchmark for HSE in agric sector – MD

Okomu Oil
The Managing Director, Okomu Oil Palm Company, Dr Graham Hefer, says that the organisation’s commitment to Health, Safety and Environment has rubbed off positively on staff and visitors to the company. He said this at an event to commemorate the company’s HSE Week with the theme: “My HSE Culture: Be aware, be safe.” The event held at the company’s headquarters in...

Hospital environment must be safe, secured for smooth operations – UCH boss

UCH Ibadan
The Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, says that smooth running of a hospital would be impossible without assuring the safety and security of patients, staff and visitors. Otegbayo stated this at the end of a two-day training workshop for the institution's security personnel on Wednesday in Ibadan. According to him, the training was a necessary step...

Aviation Safety: NAAE To Host 9th IFATSEA Regional Meeting

Key speakers from Africa and all around the world will speak on global aviation safety and security.

Uwelu Market Fire Disaster: Obaseki Inaugurates Investigative Committee

He explained that the newly instituted committee had been mandated to carry out all necessary investigations as regards the incident and as such were given a week to complete that task.

NISafetyE Will Assist Govt To Curb Environmental Hazards – Lagos Chairman

NISafetyE, Engr. Seun Faluyi
The Lagos State Chapter of Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers (NISafetyE) has vowed to assist the state government with the resolution of the challenges of constant traffic gridlock and frequent tank explosions in the state. The Chapter Chairman, Engr. Oluseun Faluyi, made this known during his investiture and induction of 92 members and six associate members held recently. He said that...

NNPC Petrol Tanker Catches Fire in Ogudu, Lagos

A petrol tanker belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) caught fire in Ogudu area of Lagos State on Friday evening. The tanker was loaded with petrol when it burst into flames along the Ifako Bridge inwards Ogudu. Officers of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) were...

Fire destroys N338m property in Gombe

Property worth N338 million were lost to fire accidents in the first quarter of 2019 in Gombe, the state’s fire service has said. The Deputy Operation Officer of the service, Malam Salihu Mahmoud, stated this in a Thursday, April 4 interview. He disclosed that 426 lives were saved during the period. According to Mahmoud, 107 incident calls were received in the period...

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...
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