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Photo: NISCN reconcile factional ISPON group in Lagos 

The National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria on April 11 at the Nigeria Health Safety and Environment Summit in Victoria Island reconciled factional groups in the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria, (ISPON). see picture below: Read Also: “It is a billionaire lifestyle to inculcate safety into our life and business” – NISCN President, Cletus Akhigbe  

Nigeria loses 3,235 people, N3.5bn property to building collapse in 12 years

Lagos building collapse
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says that the country recorded 3,235 fatalities and loss of property worth N3.5 billion to building collapse between 2007 and 2018. Head of Construction Management Unit, SON, Paul Oke made the disclosure in Gombe on Thursday, May 2. Safety Record recalls that SON conducted a general sensitisation workshop on building collapse for the Northeast geopolitical...

Building Collapse: SON DG Tasks Public On Substandard Materials

Abia building collapse
The Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has appealed to the public to report any suspected substandard building material found at any construction site or market to the agency. Aboloma said that this would help check the menace of building collapse due to use of substandard materials. The DG, who was represented by the Gombe State Coordinator, SON, Umar Yakubu,...

AEDC tackles TCN over cause of Apo Transmission fire

Apo transmission fire
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has disagreed with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)'s assessment that one of the Disco's feeders caused the Sunday  fire at the Apo Transmission Station, Abuja. General Manager, Corporate Communications of AEDC, Mr Fadipe Oyebode made the clarification in a Tuesday, April 30 statement. The TCN had in a statement blamed the AEDC's feeder for causing...

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.

Ogun Train Crash: Tricycle Driver, 4 Others Dead

Reports indicate that the accident occurred because the tricycle in question got trapped in the Iju rail line while trying to cross over along with the other commuters amid the heavy traffic.

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...

Nigerian Engineers back FG on Safety of Third Mainland Bridge

Third Mainland Bridge
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has aligned with the Federal Government’s position that the Third Mainland Bridge is safe for human and vehicular traffic. The Apapa Branch Secretariat of NSE gave the assurance in a statement obtained by Safety Record. According to the statement, a team comprising the leadership of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE) and the Controller...

(Photos): ISPON Lagos Embarks On Safety Walk

Lagos ISPON embarks on Safety Walk
The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Lagos State Branch, today embarked on a safety walk to commemorate the 2019 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The one-hour safety walk, which commenced at 8am, held at the state capital, Ikeja. Participants, who were accompanied by a band, marched through NERDC Road, Assbifi Road, Obafemi Awolowo Road, Governor's Road...

NEPZA Reacts Following Fatal Shooting At LADOL Free Zone

LADOL
The Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA) has described the recent shooting at Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) Free Zone as an isolated incident which should not scare local and foreign investors operating under the Free Zone Scheme in Nigeria. According to a Thursday, April 18 statement by Head of Corporate Communications, Mr Simon Imobo-Tswam, the Managing Director of NEPZA,...
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