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Photos: ISPON pays condolence Visit to Alebiosu’s Family

The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) over the weekend paid a condolence visit to the family of late Alhaji (Dr) Lateef Alebiosu in his Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State home. The visit also coincided with the eight-day Fridaus prayer for the repose of the soul of the deceased in accordance with Islamic tradition. Representatives of ISPON on the visit were former...

Ohanaeze Ndigbo urges action on safety measures in Lagos markets

Ohanaeze Ndigbo at Lagos market fire scene
The President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Lagos State, Chief Solomon Ogbonna, has urged the State Government to expedite action on safety measures at markets to avoid further fire outbreaks and loss of lives and property. He made the plea in an interview during his visit with his executive to Martins Street market on Friday in Lagos. “What we are experiencing now in Lagos...

Balogun market fire: Lagos Safety Commission to train traders on safety

Lagos State Safety Commission
The Director-General Lagos State Safety Commission (LASSC), Mr. Lanre Mojola, on Thursday said the commission would collaborate with stakeholders to train traders to become Safety Marshals, to identify unsafe practices in the area. Mojola told the media of the move in Lagos while engaging in a post-incident investigation at Martins Street, where a fire incident occurred on Wednesday. According to him,...

Union pickets Chevron’s Lagos office over “welfare issues”

Chevron workers protest
Members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Chevron branch, on Monday staged a peaceful protest at the Lagos office of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) in Lekki, over alleged welfare issues. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the picketing began early in the day with the aggrieved workers holding placards and chanting solidarity...

Nestle Nigeria removes 100 million wrappers of packaging waste from environment

Nestle Maggi. Safety Record
As part of its continued efforts towards environmental sustainability, Nestlé Nigeria has restated the need for continued consumer education on the collection and proper disposal of packaging waste. The company said on Tuesday in Lagos that it was in line with its commitment toward ensuring that none of its product packaging, including plastics, should end up in landfills or as...

ISO Certification, Fire Extinguishers, Others Up For Grabs At PH HSE Summit

HSE Summit
Organisers of the HSE Summit coming up on Thursday, December 5 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has lined up a lot of giveaways to participants at the event, Safety Record can confirm. The summit themed HSE Lifestyle: The Goldmine is a free event. The event, which is a brainchild of immediate-past President of National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN), Mr...

Photos: Edo State Safety Professionals Give Free Safety Training To Youths

Some safety professionals in partnership with the Edo State Chapter of National Industrial safety Council (NISCN) on Thursday, 28 organized free safety training to youths in the state. The free training which aim was to sensitise the people of Edo state on safety and its importance was followed up by a rally. Read Also: Photo: Here’s What Went Down at the First Nigeria HSE Summit in...

NNPC GMD, Police IG Set To Bag ISPON Fellowship

Ilodiuba at the 38th ISPON PDC
The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) says Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Mele Kyari, and Inspector of General of Police, Mohammed Adamu will be conferred with the Fellowship of the institute at its on-going 38th Professional Development Conference (PDC).

NISCN Appoints Interim Committee As Akhigbe Ends Tenure

NISCN new leadership. SAFETY RECORD
The National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN) has appointed an interim committee to lead the council for the next four months as Mr Cletus Akhigbe ended his tenure as president, Safety Record has learnt. Akhigbe was voted in as president of the council on October 12, 2017, following an election that took place at the council’s Biennial General Meeting...

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:...