Fire Outbreaks: Problems and Concerns over Location of Filling Stations in Residential Areas

With rising opposition against the building of filling stations within residential areas across the states, a fallout of rising fire outbreaks destroying lives and properties at their instance; is there any possibility in sight for the eventual relocation of the filling stations,  Victory Bernard examines.     Among the five fire incidents that occurred simultaneously […]

Care Home Fined After Boy Drowned In Disused Quarry

  A Kettering based care home company has been ordered to pay £100,000 after a 16-year-old boy drowned at a disused quarry, while on a day trip. The Old Bailey heard how two 16-year-old boys who were residents at Castle Lodge Home near Ely, Cambridgeshire, were taken on a day trip to Bawsey Country Park […]

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 […]

ASSE Nigeria, Brickwall Partner on Halting Building Collapse

  As part of activities to herald its 2017 Safety Summit, the Nigerian chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers is collaborating with real estate firm, Brickwall Group to stem the tide of building collapse in the country. The chapter President, Herbert Nwaka made this known while interacting with journalists in Lagos recently. While harping […]