Hakeem Dickson

Taking Leadership Role is Important to Prevent Accidents – DG, Lagos Safety Commission

    The Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC), Hon. Hakeem Dickson has reiterated the importance of taking a leadership role in health and safety, saying it would help prevent accidents that result in injuries and fatalities in the workplace and general environment in the country. The LSC boss stated this at the monthly […]

Dr Nnamdi Ilodiuba

Ilodiuba Re-elected President As Factional ISPON AGM Holds In Lagos

    Factional President, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Dr Nnamdi Ilodiuba has been re-elected for another two-year term at the helms of the institute. Eleven other members of the institute’s 13-member governing board were also elected at the Annual General Meeting of the faction which held at the ISPON National Secretariat, Ikotun, […]

Lagos Safety Commission Upgrades Dansol High School’s Safety Rating

Barely a week after winning in the School Safety category of the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence (9jaSAFE), Dansol High School, Agidingbi, Lagos, has achieved a level-two (on a three-star ranking) safety compliance standard award of the Lagos State Safety Commission and a level three (of a five-tier ranking) of SafeZoneTM certification. Speaking at the […]

mrs bolanle edward

“Safety of little children being conveyed in vehicles has been taken for granted for too long in Nigeria” – Bolanle Edwards, MD, Strap & Safe Child Foundation

  Mrs. Bolanle Edwards is the MD/CEO of Strap and Safe Child Foundation, a non-governmental organisation that has been in the forefront of advocacy for use of seatbelts for children. In this interview, she explains to Safety Record Newspaper’s News Editor, John Ogunsemore the importance of seatbelts for children. Excerpts. What’s Strap and Safe Child […]

How Nigeria’s first Materials Recovery Facility is Protecting Workers and the Environment

Mrs. Lola Oresanwo is the Chief Operating Officer of WestAfricaENRG, owner-operator of Nigeria’s first Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) located in Alimosho, Lagos. In this interview with Safety Record Newspaper’s John Ogunsemore and Waheed Akinyemi, she talks about the company’s occupational safety and health and community affairs efforts. Excerpt.   First of all, what is WestAfricaENRG […]

How to Keep Safe If a Car is Caught in a Flood

  Malam Sa’adu Abubakar, a resident of Bakin Iku village in Suleja area of Niger State, returned home from his shop around 11 pm on Saturday, July 8, with no premonition of lurking disaster. But by the next morning, eight members of the 37-year-old Zamfara indigene’s immediate family had been swept away by flood. Narrating […]