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Friday, April 3, 2020

Safety Precautions for Commuting School Pupils during Excursions

February 13, 2018 will forever remain indelible in the life of the relatives of 22 secondary school pupils that died in an accident between Maitama Sule College and Dudduru village in Gaya town, about 65 kilometers from Kano. The 18-seater bus conveying the students and some staff on excursion to a radio station in Kano from Bauchi at about 11a.m...

Fire Destroys Properties worth Millions in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday said that two major fire incidents, which occurred early this year destroyed houses worth millions of naira in Gusau. The Executive Secretary of the agency, Malam Sanusi Kwatarkwashi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau. Kwatarkwashi said that the incidences occurred on Jan. 11 and 12,...

Photo: NISCN reconcile factional ISPON group in Lagos 

The National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria on April 11 at the Nigeria Health Safety and Environment Summit in Victoria Island reconciled factional groups in the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria, (ISPON). see picture below: Read Also: “It is a billionaire lifestyle to inculcate safety into our life and business” – NISCN President, Cletus Akhigbe  

“It seems like there are factories that are not very concerned about safety” – Malaysia PM reacts to pollution incident

toxic fumes in Malaysia
Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad says there would be consequences for those responsible for releasing toxic fumes that left scores of people ill and over 400 schools closed in the country’s Pasir Gudang district, in southern Johor state. According to AFP, many people including schoolchildren started vomiting and developing breathing difficulties after noticing the fumes in the industrial area last...

ERF sensitises e-waste handlers on safe management

ERF e-waste seminar. SAFETY RECORD
An NGO, E-waste Relief Foundation (ERF), has called on e-waste handlers to practise safe e-waste management to avoid any harm to man and its environment.

Erosion: 5 houses collapse, many more at risk in Auchi

Auchi gully erosion
Five houses have collapsed in Auchi, Etsako-West Local Area of Edo State after heavy rain caused severe gully erosion. Several houses were also said to be on the verge of collapse in Ekhei and Water Board, described as the worst-hit areas. Gully erosion is a major challenge confronting Auchi, despite the Edo State Government partnering the World Bank in 2013 to...

BREAKING: Petrol-Laden Trailer Spills Content Under Lagos Bridge

Mile 2 tanker
A petrol-laden trailer is presently spilling its content under the Mile 2 Bridge in Lagos, Safety Record can report. Information reaching this newspaper has it that some hoodlums used iron rods to puncture the tank of the loaded trailer, causing its content to spill in all directions. A video of the incident making the rounds also show some unidentified persons believed...

Physical Inactivity: WHO Predicts Future Health Tragedy In Adolescents

According to the WHO study published on Friday in the Lancet Child and Adolescent Health Journal, over 80 percent of adolescents are putting their present and health at risk by not constantly being physically active.

Waste management: WestAfricaENRG denies breaching contract with Oyo govt

Paul O’Callaghan, CEO of WestAfricaENRG
A waste management company, WestAfricaENRG, has said that it did not breach its waste management contract with the Oyo State government. The company stated this in a statement issued by Mr. Paul O’Callaghan, the Chief Executive Officer of the company, and made available to newsmen on Saturday, in Ibadan. Hon. Kehinde Ayoola, the state Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, had,...

“Comply with regulatory standards” – Marketers urge importers of cooking gas cylinders

SON gas cylinders. SAFETY RECORD
The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) has urged importers of cooking gas cylinders to comply with the standards set by the regulatory agencies to enhance safety in the industry. Its President, Mr. Nosa Ogieva-Okunbor, gave the advice in Lagos on Tuesday while reacting to the recent destruction of over 5,000 substandard Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders by...

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