Confusion Looms As ‘Sacked’ ISPON Registrar Fixes EGM

  Embattled Substantive Registrar of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Mr. Benson Adam-Otite has fixed an Extraordinary General Meeting for the institute, Safety Record Newspaper can authoritatively report. The controversial EGM is scheduled for June 17, 2017, less than two months after another EGM called by the Acting Registrar of the institute, […]

Challenges in the Pursuit of a Fire-Free State

  … Experts call for collaborative effort from the public and the fire service. Many setbacks confront combatting of fire disasters in Lagos state, including poor response to emergency calls and grossly inadequate firefighting at the scene of fire incidents. While the state government has intensified effort to improve this, perhaps better than any other […]

Why Elites Should Be Careful When Employing Domestic Staff – Police Boss

Good Neighbourliness Key to Public Safety – Kolade, ex Nigerian High Commissioner to UK The Area H Police Commander, Lagos, ACP Mohammed Dankwara has advised Nigerian elites against employing domestic staff without conducting due diligence. He said cases of domestic staff attacking their employers or pillaging their properties was becoming rampant, noting that conducting security […]

Amosun Tasks SON on Influx of Substandard Products

  Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has charged the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to do more in checking the importation of adulterated products into the country and ensure it protects the interest of consumers. Amosun gave this charge, in Abeokuta recently, in his keynote address at the quality awareness programme organised by SON […]

SON Task Force Commences Nationwide Tour of Steel Plants

  As part of efforts to stem the tide of substandard reinforcement bar production and distribution in Nigeria, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria has commenced a nationwide facility tour of all steel production plants. The activity was sequel to the recent inauguration of a National Task Force on steel monitoring by the Director General of […]

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 […]