Danger of Exposure to Fumes

  Few days ago a female final year student of UNIZIK was killed by fumes from a generator in an unventilated room. In medical parlance, this is called carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning is a preventable medical emergency. When I perceive fumes from my neighbour’s gigantic old lister, carbon monoxide poisoning comes to mind […]

Runway Safety and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria Position

    Introduction Runway Safety is a significant challenge and a top priority for Airport operations. Safety on runways is inevitably of great importance to Aerodrome operators whose intention is to avoid or mitigate all foreseeable risks of accidents occurring from runway Incursion, Excursion, Confusion and FOD. The issues of runway incursion, excursion, confusion, FOD […]

ESRM 03: SCIENTIFIC GUIDE AND ACCEPTED METHODOLOGY FOR FIRE & EXPLOSION INVESTIGATION

ESRM 03 is the forensic aspect of Fire safety risk management. It involves the investigation and determination of root cause incidents surrounding related fire and explosion incidents. It focuses on investigative methodologies used to determine the possible cause of fire and explosion incidents. The course contend used in this module is based on NFPA 921: […]

Lagos Prosecution of Collapse Building Owners, Contractors: A Welcome Development

  To make good her promise to ensure security and safety of all residents and visitors, Lagos state government under Governor Akinwunmi Ambode filed criminal charges against the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Richard Nyong, and five others, for the collapse of a five-storey building under construction on Kushenla Road, in the Ikate […]