Safety Record Newspaper,Lagos Safety Commission Announce 9jaSAFE Awards 2017 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 Monday, […]

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Ambode Inaugurates Neighbourhood Corps to Ensure Safety

  In a bid to ensure a safe and secure Lagos State, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has launched the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) with a guarantee that the safety and security of lives in the state will be more enhanced. Speaking at the official launching of the Corps held at Agege Stadium on March 27, […]

UN Chief Drums Support for Missing Staff

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres has called on the people of the world to give UN workers more support while highlighting the safety concerns the world body’s staff face as they work to bring relief to various peoples of the world. This was contained in a personally-signed message released on the […]

Court Grants Chinese Nationals, Nigerian Bail for N5bn Fake Tyre Importation

  Two Chinese nationals, Tao Shen, 36, and Jing Yan, 22, who are accused of importing fake and substandard tyres into Nigeria have been granted bail by the Federal High Court in Lagos. They were granted bail of N10 million each with two sureties in like sum alongside a Nigerian co-accused, Chinedu Madubuike. The two […]

Principal Contractor Fined For Safety Failings

  A London based construction company has been fined for safety failings after complaints from the public. Basildon Magistrates’ Court heard how Malik Contractors and Engineers Ltd were working at a site St John’s Way in Corringham, Essex in 2016 when concerned members of the public contacted the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Malik Contractors […]

Care Home Fined After Boy Drowned In Disused Quarry

  A Kettering based care home company has been ordered to pay £100,000 after a 16-year-old boy drowned at a disused quarry, while on a day trip. The Old Bailey heard how two 16-year-old boys who were residents at Castle Lodge Home near Ely, Cambridgeshire, were taken on a day trip to Bawsey Country Park […]

FRSC Boss Decry Motorists Attack on Officials

  The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi has lamented increasing rate of violence by motorists against the corps’ officials. He made this known Friday, March 24 in an address delivered at the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Nigeria chapter 2017 Safety Summit which held at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lekki. […]

WSO Nigeria Expands World Safety Event to Six Locations

    The World Safety Organisation (WSO), National Office for Nigeria has explained its decision to hold its 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work event in six locations across the country as against three locations in 2016. The President of WSO Nigeria Office, Mr Soji Olalokun disclosed in a Thursday, March 16 […]

Fire Guts NAFDAC Lagos Office

  A section of the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) office in Oshodi, Lagos was on Saturday, March 18 gutted by fire. According to Director, Lagos State Fire Services, Mr Razak Fadipe, the fire commenced around 3.30pm but no life was lost and no injury was recorded. He said five […]