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National Safety

Lagos saves properties worth N89.26bn from fire

December 6, 2015

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that properties estimated at N89.26 billion have been saved from being consumed by fire in the last 10 months. This was disclosed by the Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mr Rasak Fadipe, while lamenting the rising cases of fire incidence in the Lagos metropolis. According to him “over 1,558 […]

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We train our people to become safety conscious at home the same way they do it at work – Mr Kingsley Okogie, Manager, HSEQ, African Circle Pollution Management Limited

September 15, 2015

Twelve years ago, African Circle was established with the sole aim of setting the pace in environmental and workplace safety. Today, the company stands tall in its various achievements, with its safety policy as a pointer to the fact that business is beyond profit making but securing the lives of the workforce, which in turn […]

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Building Collapse in Nigeria:  An Urgent Wakeup Call for a Lasting Solution

September 15, 2015

The spate of building collapse in Nigeria in recent times has become very alarming and worrisome, resulting in the loss of many lives and properties, such that  many property owners have developed high blood pressure and some have been sent to their early graves, due to their inability to absorb the shock of their losses. […]

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Recent Bristow Helicopter Crash in Lagos

September 15, 2015

In the wake of the recent Bristow Helicopter Crash, the management has issued a post mortem analysis of the event and issued it to the public. Appreciation We would like to appreciate all the agencies and officials that took part in responding during the recent Bristow Helicopter crash. Review of the incident From reports we […]

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Group urges Buhari to sign safety bill into law

September 15, 2015

16 Aug. 2015 Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) practitioners have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the National Safety Bill into law. This, the group said, will aid enforcement of safety regulations in the country. The bill, which has since been passed by the seventh National Assembly, is rumoured to have been signed into law, […]

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ASSE conference to discuss safety at development

January 8, 2015

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), a society regarded as the world’s oldest professional safety society, is set to hold its annual conference tagged NIGERIA PDC (Professional Development Conference) 2015 where issues relating to safety, including safety of properties will be discussed. The three-day professional development conference will also feature exhibitions which will be […]

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End of the year party: Safety to focus on climate change and infrastructural development 2015 – Dr. Williams

January 8, 2015

CAPTION: GreenLand Coral Life Orchestral Band performing during the Lagos State branch of Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria, ISPON, end of year party held at MAN CENTER, Wemabod Estate, Ikeja, Lagos on Friday 19 December 2014 The Lagos state branch of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria, ISPON, on Friday 19th December hosted […]

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Seaports Compliance Level with ISPS Code Hits 38%

January 8, 2015

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said about 38 per cent of the 129 ports and jetties in the country have become compliant with the recommendations of the International Ship and Port facility Security (ISPS) Code. The ISPS code is a safety instrument of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) that stipulates safety […]

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Bus conductors to get insurance cover

January 8, 2015

As part of efforts to sanitize and make the bus conducting vocation attractive and safe, conductors throughout the country are to be insured. President of the Bus Conductors’ Association of Nigeria (BCAN), Comrade Israel Ade Adeshola, said this in Ibadan while speaking with journalists. He said the insurance cover is coming under what he called […]

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NIMASA tasks ship owners on abandoned wrecks

January 8, 2015

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Friday expressed concern over the failure of ship owners to remove their abandoned wrecks at the nation’s sea ports in spite of numerous marine notices. Speaking in an interview, NIMASA’s Director-General, Dr Ziakede Akpobolokemi, condemned the actions of the affected ship owners, who instituted legal cases […]

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