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Shell pledges to implement NOSDRA’s directive on N2.74 remediation of spill site

oil spill
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) on Friday said it was committed to remediation of sites impacted by an oil spill from its Trans Ramos export line in Bayelsa and Delta states. The oil spill which occurred on May 17, 2018, had impacted and polluted an estimated area of 113.03 hectares in Aghoro and Odumodu communities in Bayelsa...

Why efforts made to avert ISPON crisis failed – Dr Dike, Imo State Coordinator

Dr Martins Dike. SAFETY RECORD
The Imo State Coordinator, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Dr. Martins Dike, says the crisis plaguing the institute could have been averted but for “ignorance” on the part of some of the gladiators. He stated this in an exclusive interview with Safety Record on the sidelines of ISPON’s 38th Professional Development Conference/ Exhibition (PDC) held recently in Owerri. According...

Egbin Power Celebrates Safety Week, Zero Loss Time Injury

Egbin Power Plc, Nigeria's largest power generating plant, recently marked 3 million man-hour work with zero loss time injury, Safety Record can authoritatively report. The company's Community and Media Relations Officer, Stella Olugbemi, disclosed this during the Egbin Power’s safety week celebration. She explained that the event serves to appreciate the company's hardworking staff as well as persons actively involved in...

Road Safety: “Rest Every Four Hours” – FRSC Advises Truck Drivers

Oyeyemi who was represented by the Assistant Corps Marshall, Mr Victor Mbakolo, stressed that the scheme initiated is a World safety practice aimed at fighting factors like fatigue which could cause road crashes.

Environmentalist calls for measures against rising sea level in Lagos

Gafar Odubote
An environmentalist, Mr Gafar Odubote, has called for urgent measures to be taken against the rising sea level in Lagos State to forestall flooding in the state. Odubote made the call in Lagos on Wednesday. He said it was necessary to reduce the reclaiming of land from the seas in the state and for the government to be proactive in forestalling...

46 die in road accidents in Itori, Ogun in 11 months – FRSC

road safety
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), said on Tuesday that no fewer than 46 persons died in road accidents in Itori, Ewekoro Local Government Area, Ogun, on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway between January and November 2019. Mr Sunday Oko, Itori Unit Commander of FRSC, made this known during the 2019 Ember Months Campaign at Papalanto Motor Garage on Ilaro Expressway, Ogun. The campaign...

Kano Fire Service Saves 283 Lives, N126m Properties In 2 Months

Kano Fire
The Kano State Fire Service says it saved 283 lives and properties worth N126 million in 131 fire incidents across the state in the last two months. The service’s Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, disclosed this on Monday in Kano. Mohammed added that 19 lives were however lost during the period while properties worth N37 million were destroyed by fire. He...

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...

23 killed in ceramics factory fire

Sudan factory fire
Twenty-three people were killed and more than 130 injured when a fire broke out after a gas tanker exploded while unloading at a ceramics factory in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the government said. The blast at a factory in a northern suburb was so powerful it blew the tanker into a nearby lot, according to witnesses and a...

Lagos govt reviews security architecture for safety of residents

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu
The Lagos State Government says it is currently reviewing the security architecture of the state to ensure the safety of lives and property. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known during the 13th Annual Town Hall Meeting on Security, organised by the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF). LSSTF was established with the aim of reducing the critical deficiencies in equipment, training...

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