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Date: November 9th, 2018

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Top 3 Reasons You Should Have a Computerised Vehicle Inspection

August 3, 2017

    When was the last time you took your vehicle for an inspection of its compartments to make sure it’s safe for the roads? If you haven’t done it or you have never seen the need to, then it’s time you considered it.   However, before you conclude that vehicle inspection is one of […]

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Nigeria and the worst oil tanker fires around the world

July 6, 2017

  At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in central Pakistan early Sunday, June 25 when a fire erupted after crowds rushed to collect fuel from an overturned oil tanker. Here are the most serious of such incidents around the world over the past decade. In many of the most deadly of these, […]

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Vehicle and Driver Ergonomics

July 6, 2017

  Fig 1 The comfort and functional utility of a vehicle depends on its physical design in relation to the physical structure, biomechanics of the human body and mental disposition. Drivers interact with various elements in the vehicle (chairs and control panels) which may be harmful if performed or used wrongly. Due to human variability, […]

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A Guide to Accident Investigation

July 6, 2017

  First, let us establish the need for accident investigation. A thorough accident investigation should identify all immediate, underlying and root causes, thereby providing a foundation for developing control measures to eliminate these causes. This should result in a continual improvement in health and safety management. Hence, accident investigation is necessary for the following reasons: […]

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Ergonomics — Manual handling of people in the healthcare sector

June 1, 2017

    Safety in the healthcare sector is a complex one. Rather than just thinking of the health and safety of patients, it is equally pertinent we pay  attention to safety of healthcare workers. This month’s write-up will focus on patients handling task and ergonomics approach to management.   A systematic review of patient handling […]

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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development

June 1, 2017

    Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and, according to a first-ever WHO report, reduce large-scale environmental degradation. On World No Tobacco Day 2017, WHO is highlighting how tobacco threatens the development of nations worldwide, and is calling […]

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Lessons from Ikire Pedestrian Bridge Collapse

June 1, 2017

  No fewer than 40 street hawkers escaped death by the whiskers when a pedestrian bridge located in Ikire, Irewole Local Government Area of Osun State collapsed on Tuesday, May 23. The bridge, which was constructed in 2002 at the Ikire junction of Ibadan-Ife Expressway, caved in after an articulated truck conveying earthmoving equipment rammed […]

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Children’s Day: Improving Efforts on Child Safety

June 1, 2017

  Children are a very important part of the future as they carry on their parents’ legacies, thereby perpetuating the human race. As such, children need to be celebrated as valuable resources to the nation. It is on this premise that the Children’s Day celebration marked every May 27 derives its importance. However, some recent […]

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Challenges in the Pursuit of a Fire-Free State

June 1, 2017

  … Experts call for collaborative effort from the public and the fire service. Many setbacks confront combatting of fire disasters in Lagos state, including poor response to emergency calls and grossly inadequate firefighting at the scene of fire incidents. While the state government has intensified effort to improve this, perhaps better than any other […]

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WHAT IS FATIGUE?

June 1, 2017

WHAT IS FATIGUE? Fatigue referred to as tiredness, exhaustion, lethargy, and listlessness, describes a physical and/or mental state of being tired and weak. Physical and mental fatigue although different, the two often exist together – if a person is physically exhausted for long enough, they will also be mentally tired. When somebody experiences physical fatigue, […]

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