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Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety

EEDC tops 2018 NEMSA safety ranking

For the second consecutive year, the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has been adjudged the overall best in Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) Safety Ranking. EEDC made this known in a Monday, March 11 statement signed by its Head of Communications Department, Emeka Ezeh. According to the statement, EEDC topped the NEMSA safety rating 2018, like it did in 2017. The...

AEDC Creates Division To Oversee Fault Lines

This, he said, will assist the company in identifying faults long before their staff were even dispatched to carry out the necessary rectifications.

IBEDC hits 365 days without LTI

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has achieved 365 days of Lost Time Injury (LTI)-free operations. This, the company said, translated to 1.6 million safe man-hours. The Head, Branding and Corporate Communication, IBEDC, Mrs Angela Olanrewaju, made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday. According to the statement, the company achieved the milestone due to the emphasis it placed on safety which...

Electrical safety: EEDC promises prompt repair of faulty installations

“We would want our customers to give us prompt information on faults in their neighbourhoods through our call centre hotlines, our area feeder managers’ or marketers’ phone numbers in their areas.

Schneider Electric Sensitises Traders On Safety

Schneider Electric
Energy management firm, Schneider Electric and stakeholders on Wednesday, March 20 embarked on a road show to sensitise Lagos traders on the benefits of procuring genuine electrical products. The two-day road show, which was aimed at mass enlightenment of the public on safety, saw the company’s staff, partners and some stakeholders including electricians, distributors, and retailers tour Lagos Island and Oshodi electrical...

Two Men Charged For Assaulting Electricity Worker

The IKEDC worker, Mr Oluwafemi Balogun, was in the process of disconnecting their power supply at No. 6, Ifesowapo St., in Ogudu area of Lagos, over unpaid electricity bills when the alleged assault took place.

IBEDC Warns Against Electricity Hazard

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Monday, March 5 advised the public to be wary of electricity hazards and shun habits that poses danger to their lives and property while using electrical appliances. The Regional Head of Communication IBEDC Ilorin Zone, Mr Asaju Kolawole, gave the warnings during a road show by the company. The road show included distribution of...

3 Arrested Over Assault on Enugu Disco Workers

“The hefty men slapped, punched and smashed one of them against the gate when he tried to escape, thereby leaving him in a critical state at the hospital, as a result of the cracked jaw bone injury he sustained,’’ Ezeh said.

Expert Warns Against Improper Earthing Of Homes

A Safety Officer with Ikeja Electric Plc, Engr. Moses Oyeniran, has lamented the high number of homes without proper earthing in Ayobo, in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos. He made the disclosure while delivering a lecture on electrical safety at the monthly Ayobo-Ipaja Community Development Committee (CDC) meeting which held at the Council Secretariat, Igbogila on Friday, February 23. He...

Woman Electrocuted While Posing For Photograph

They revealed that electricity was discharged when the woman made contact with the cable overhead.
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