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LASEMA begins demolition of distress buildings in Lagos (Photos)

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has said the agency had started demolition of distressed buildings in Lagos Island with three-storey building located at Bamigbose street. Oke-Osanyintolu made this known during the demolition in Lagos on Saturday. According to him, the three-storey building located at 54 Bamgbose Street is in a state of distress with visible...

South African gov’t unveils tourism safety plan amid rising crimes

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The South African government on Friday unveiled a tourism safety plan as rising crimes pose a serious threat to the tourism industry. The plan was crafted after the tourism sector has raised great concern about safety affecting tourism. Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said in a statement that the number of international arrivals in South Africa has dropped. “Without a doubt, the challenges...

Food safety: NGO trains 300 hygiene officers

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A non-governmental organisation, the Food Hygiene Initiative of Nigeria (FHIN), has trained 300 Food Hygiene Officers on food preservation, administration and safety practices. The Director-General of the organisation, Mr. Nicholas Karimu, during the one-day training exercise in Abuja on Thursday, said that the overall goal was to promote safety. “Our ultimate goal is to prevent food-related diseases in the country,” he...

ISPON: “In the next one year, there will be no crisis again” – Uzamere

Re-elected Deputy President, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Mr. Evaristus Uzamere has predicted an imminent end to the crisis plaguing the institute. Uzamere stated this in an exclusive chat on the sidelines of the institute’s 38th Professional Development Conference (PDC) held in Owerri, Imo State recently. Safety Record can report that former Deputy President of ISPON, Mr. Yusuf Malgwi...

Air Safety: FAA Blasts Boeing For Letting Defective 737 Max Fly

The FAA reckoned that of the Boeing models, the Max was the most accident-prone.

Shell takes free eyecare services to host community in Bayelsa

Shell medical team. SAFETY RECORD
Hundreds of residents of Gbarantoru in Yenagoa Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa on Wednesday received free eyecare services sponsored by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). More than 300 people have so far received consultations from eye care specialists and got prescriptions. The eye care team comprising of Ophthalmologists and eye care support team prepared prescribed glasses and dispensed eye drops...

FRSC Confirms 25 Fatalities, 326 Injuries In Abia Road Accidents

The FRSC Zonal Commander, Zone 9 Enugu, Mr Osade­ba Osadebamwen, described road safety as a "state of mind" while advising road users to avoid distractions while driving.

“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...

EU allows Gabon airlines to resume operations in safety list update

Airlines based in Gabon could once again fly in and out of the European Union (EU), the bloc’s executive said on Monday as it updated its air safety list. The list, which is regularly reviewed by EU aviation safety experts, restricts air carriers from operating in Europe if they are certified by a state lacking safety oversight or if there...

FRSC is an initiative of ISPON – Uzamere

The Deputy President, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Mr. Evaristus Uzamere, has disclosed that the institute initiated moves that culminated in the creation of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). He made this known in an exclusive chat with Safety Record on the sidelines of the institute’s 38th Professional Development Conference (PDC) held in Owerri, Imo State recently. Uzamere...