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 […]

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: […]

Workplace Safety is Company Responsibility – Narayan Vasu Pillai, GM, Land Craft Steel Company

  The General Manager, Land Craft Industries Limited, Mr. Narayan Vasu Pillai has said that the safety of workers is majorly the employer’s responsibility which must be handled seriously. Pillai, an Indian, said this in a chat with Safety Record Newspaper at the Ikorodu, Lagos premises of the company on Thursday, January 19. This is […]

Lack of Fire Extinguishers, Cautions Signs, Others Remain Bookable Traffic Offences – FRSC

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has debunked widely circulated rumours that it was permanently suspending booking of light signs violation, and lack of fire extinguishers and caution signs, as traffic offences. The Corps made this known in a Monday, January 9 statement signed by its Head of Media and Strategy, Corps Commander Bisi […]

Anthropometry – A dataset for safety!

            It is derived from the Greek word Anthropos – “Man” and Metron – “Measurement”. It is a branch of anthropology that involves the quantitative measurement of the human body. There have been several definitions of Anthropometry over the years. However, the definition by Pheasant and Haslegrave (2006) speaks it […]

ISPoN Conference/Election 2016: Drama, Intrigues, Subterfuge

  It is obviously the most prestigious job in the apex Safety regulatory body in Nigeria and the process of appointing the next president was supposed to usher in transparency, tearing away the much-criticised secrecy and hidden deal-making that has  allegedly characterised the emergence of the electoral committee overseeing the electoral exercise all over the […]