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NISCN not a ‘professional’ body – Labour minister warns

NISCN conference
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned against any attempt to transform the National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN) into a ‘professional’ organisation. Ngige issued the warning in an address at the 25th National Delegates’ Conference and Biennial Meeting of the Council held in Ikoyi, Lagos on Friday, November 15. The Conference had as its theme:...

DPR, others collaborate to reduce petroleum tanker accidents

Director of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) , Alhaji Shakur Ahmad Rufai
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it is working to ensure that only trucks that scale integrity tests and have good tracking systems are deployed for petroleum haulage on Nigerian roads. The Acting Director, DPR, Mr. Rufai Shakur made the disclosure at the agency’s 2019 stakeholders’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday in Lagos. The theme for this year’s AGM...

Govt can’t achieve results without proper risk management – RIMSON

RIMSON Conference
The Risk Managers Society of Nigeria (RIMSON) on Wednesday said that a proper risk management procedure if enthroned was a panacea for the Nigerian government to record greater results in tackling its range of national challenges. Mr. Raymond Akalonu, President and Chairman of RIMSON’s Governing Council, said this at the opening of the Society’s 2019 Conference on Tuesday in Lagos. The...

ISPON releases eligibility criteria for Oct. 26 AGM, election

The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) says that no member shall be allowed into the venue of its upcoming Annual General Meeting/Elections 2019 without evidence of being financially up-to-date or possession of a 2019 membership identity card. This was part of the eligibility criteria released for the institute's AGM/Elections scheduled for Owerri, the Imo state capital on October...

HydrochRom, Rely Supply Deliver First Aid Training To 50 Caregivers (Photos)

First Aid training
A consulting firm, Hydrochom Resources Limited in partnership with a Health and Safety Supplies company, Rely Supply Limited has trained over 50 caregivers and other school support staff on First Aid. The 5-day First Aid and Emergency Response Programme took place from August 19-23, 2019, in Warri, Delta State. In a release sent to Safety Record, the Lead Trainer and Certified...

Safety management should be taught in all Nigerian schools – ASSP

ASSP members
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), Nigeria chapter has advocated for the introduction of safety management into the curriculum of the nation's primary, secondary and tertiary educational institutions. President of the chapter, Mr Nsikak Ekam stated on Monday that this would help to increase safety awareness, which he said was critical to preventing accidents in every facet. Ekam, who stated...

(Photos): Lagos Safety Commission Inducts SUG Presidents As Ambassadors

Lagos State Safety Commission
The Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC) has inducted Presidents of Student Union Government (SUG) in higher institutions in the state as ambassadors. The Director General of LSC, Hon. Hakeem Dickson, inducted the student presidents at a workplace safety summit organised by the commission today. See photos: Read Also: FRSC, Bloggers Partner Over Road Crashes

9jaSAFE Announces 2019 Award Programme

9jaSAFE 2019 press conference
The Managing Director, Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence (9jaSAFE), Alhaji (Dr.) Lateef Alebiosu, has announced the commencement of the 2019 award programme. Alebiosu made the announcement in a press conference and call for nominations held at the Institute of Safety Professionals (ISPON) National Secretariat, Ikotun, Lagos, on Friday, May 31. According to him, the annual award, which is now in its...

Okomu Oil’s ambition is to be recognised as benchmark for HSE in agric sector – MD

Okomu Oil
The Managing Director, Okomu Oil Palm Company, Dr Graham Hefer, says that the organisation’s commitment to Health, Safety and Environment has rubbed off positively on staff and visitors to the company. He said this at an event to commemorate the company’s HSE Week with the theme: “My HSE Culture: Be aware, be safe.” The event held at the company’s headquarters in...

Photo: Here’s What Went Down at the First Nigeria HSE Summit in Lagos

  Natioanl Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (ISPON) on April 11 organised the Nigeria HSE Summit 2019, in Victoria Island, Lagos. The Event which was sponsored by Century Energy and GPI was reported to be the largest gathering of safety in the country. Below are some photos and videos from the event. https://twitter.com/i/status/1119376738138587136      Read Also: “It is a billionaire lifestyle to inculcate...