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Dr. Uche Enumah - impact of noise pollution

Impact of Noise Pollution

July 27, 2018

  Introduction: According to the World Health Organization, excessive noise seriously harms human health and interferes with people’s daily activities at school, at work, at home and during leisure time. It can disturb sleep, cause cardiovascular and effects, cause heart attacks, reduce performance and provoke annoyance responses and changes in social behaviour. The overlooked threat of noise pollution […]

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Philip Keshiro

Emergency Response – What are we missing?

July 26, 2018

Many times I wonder about the foundation of our emergency response in our beloved country – Nigeria. From the response of security agencies from herdsmen attacks to other emergencies in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria you can feel that it is not only about responding. This same question does apply to most countries in […]

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drug abuse

Codeine: Combating menace of drug abuse in Nigeria

July 20, 2018

  On February 28, I witnessed something that looked like a script straight out of a horror movie. I was at one of the private hospitals on the Island in Lagos on this particular day to see a doctor friend. A young boy of about 15 years was rushed to the emergency unit of the […]

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Director, Anambra Fire Service, Engr. Martin Agbili

Experts Proffer Solutions To Incessant Market Fires In Nigeria

July 14, 2018

At least 25 shops and goods worth millions of naira were destroyed when fire gutted the New Benin Market in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State on Sunday, June 3. One of the shop owners, whose name could not be ascertained, reportedly collapsed and was rushed to the hospital after he dashed to the […]

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Top Health & Safety Professional Bodies In Nigeria

February 5, 2018

  John Ogunsemore Occupational safety and health is growing in Nigeria. This growth, although experts have said is slower than expected, is being fuelled principally by membership-based professional bodies in the industry. These professional bodies engage in safety advocacy, professional capacity building and intervention programmes in the country. They also engage as stakeholders with relevant […]

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Hakeem Dickson

Yuletide: Lagos Sensitises Residents On Safety

December 14, 2017

John Ogunsemore As part of efforts to ensure hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebrations in the state, the Lagos State Safety Commission has organised an “Ember Month” sensitisation programme for residents. The programme which brought together event planners, venue owners, hotel managers, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), chemical engineers, community-based groups, emergency responders […]

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Business Continuity: What is it and why is it important?

November 27, 2017

Many do wonder what business continuity is all about; is it about the continuity of businesses literally? What has it to do with disaster management? We all know we cannot compare our emergency response, resilience to what is obtainable in developed or even some developing countries. However, we like to copy what we see physically, […]

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Zoonoses: What Impact On Food Safety?

November 9, 2017

  Humans coexist in a complex, interdependent relationship with the companion, production, and wild animals we depend on for our food, livelihoods, and well-being, as well as with the environments we live and work in together. The interface between humans, animals, and the environments we share can also be a source of diseases impacting public […]

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Peripheral Vision and Reflexes

Mastering Peripheral Vision and Reflexes for Attacks

November 9, 2017

  I got feedbacks from my last article titled, “Be Prepared For Sudden Violence” which scared me stiff. My readers turned skeptical and queried the possibility of one disarming armed bandit when attacked, which was not really my focus for the article. However, I still maintain, if one is properly prepared, one can avoid being […]

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

November 7, 2017

  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 […]

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