My Concern Is To Make Employers Know They Need The Right Professionals To Do The Job, Not Just Anybody – Comfort Ekpe, MD, Acquilla Solutions

  From taking on freelance jobs to becoming a consultant sort after, Comfort Ekpe seems to have cut a niche for herself in the safety industry in Nigeria, playing advisory roles and consulting for organisations, helping them to build HSE into their operations. In this interview with Safety Record Newspaper’s Editor, Paul Mbagwu, she tells […]

Safety Professionals Decry Akwa Ibom Church Building Collapse

  Some safety professionals in the country have decried the recent Akwa Ibom church building collapse that left no fewer than 32 persons dead and 37 persons injured. In separate chats with Safety Record Newspaper, President of the Nigerian chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Herbert Nwaka, and Akwa Ibom State Branch Chairman […]

Case Study: Health and Safety Legislation

The court heard how during the afternoon of Saturday 24 January 2015 Tasadaq Ur-Rehman was working on a site in St. Saviours Hill, Leicester, when he fell through a skylight aperture in a first floor roof and sustained serious head injuries. He was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary, but later transferred to the Queen’s […]

Lekki Building Collapse: Professionals give their views..

The recent building collapse at Lekki Gardens, in the Lekki area of Lagos State, has left a scar in the minds of those directly and indirectly affected. The building collapse which occurred on March 8, claimed the lives of over 30 people. Safety Record Newspaper sought the reactions of safety professionals and subsequent effect of […]

HSE Supervision and Personality Assessment: A Behavioural Foundation to Safer Workplaces

Sigmund Freud was among those philosophers who did extensive amount of work in the study of the personality; propounding theories which depicted the various complexities of the human personality. He propounded that man is made up of three unique personalities: the Id, the ego and the super ego. It is also believed in Christianity that […]

Protecting People, Property and the Environment against diverse kinds of risk makes HSE an important key performance indicator to economic development – Soji Olalokun

Soji Olalokun is an experienced Safety Professional with about 23years in the industry. He is the visionary and pioneer president of the World Safety Organization (WSO), Nigeria Chapter.  His leadership prowess in WSO has resulted in imparting over 5000 persons directly and many more indirectly with the knowledge of safety within a short-time. In the […]

The development of countries is now tied to safety and security – Dr. Chris Imumolen

Dr. Chris Imumolen’s knowledge in safety management spans well over a decade. As an HSE professional, his career started from the oil and gas sector where he cut his teeth as Safety Supervisor in Total Nigeria Plc. He was privileged to also gain valuable experience in the same field from other top organizations. He has […]

DG Lagos Safety Commission Commends Lafarge on Employee HSE Initiatives

By Yinka Padonu The Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Mrs. Odebunmi Dominga, has commended the management of Lafarge Africa for her HSE initiatives aimed at driving safety consciousness amongst her employees. Dominga, who said the initiative is indirectly responsible for driving profit to the organization, made this statement at when the company […]

Process Safety Leadership guide

Industry Leaders Have a Critical Role to Play in Fuelling Process Safety Management across Their Business Achieving and sustaining an injury-free workplace demands strong leadership. The connection between leadership and process safety has not always been clear. Leaders often struggle to identify how or whether they affect process safety outcomes. For instance, in the case […]

We care about our host communities, hence our commitment to run health disposal sites continue to grow – Ola Oresanya, MD, LAWMA

  Mr. Ola Oresanya is the current Managing Director of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). He came on board about 2005 with a mandate to take Environmental Safety in Lagos State beyond the traditional techniques of street sweeping and refuse dumping to include, proficiency in deploying the science of environmental waste transformation into a huge […]