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Workers around the globe demand Lafarge and Holcim improve occupational safety

May 18, 2015

28 April 2015 The two cement giants have announced a mega-merger to be completed by mid 2015. As main shareholders of the colossal cement company are likely to start counting profit margins the rights of the workers, who create these profits, are disregarded. The death toll is unjustifiably high. Both Lafarge and Holcim must address […]

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World Safety Day: ISPON Urges Occupational Safety Adherence

May 15, 2015

By Zack Ukhueleigbe The Institute of safety professionals of Nigeria (INSPON) had on 28th of April 2015 joined other safety contemporary to mark the world safety and health day. World day For Safety and health is an annual international campaign day aimed at promoting safety and health at individual workplace. Speaking at the occasion, ISPON […]

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2015 Easter Patrol: Road Crashes Reduced By 17 Percent in Eight Days – FRSC

May 15, 2015

ABUJA: 13 APRIL, 2015 The Federal Road Safety Corps has disclosed that about 115 road traffic crashes were recorded during the nationwide last Easter special patrol which lasted from 1st -8th April, 2015, translating to 17 percent reduction when compared to last year’s figure of 139, within the same period. This disclosure was made by […]

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Shell, Eni’s 553 Nigerian oil spills alarming – Amnesty International

April 23, 2015

Amnesty International has raised the alarm over what it said could pass for a national emergency as two oil majors operating in Nigeria, Royal Dutch Shell and Italian Eni, reported 553 oil spills last year. The human rights watchdog on Thursday said the companies admitted to more than 550 oil spills in the Niger Delta […]

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Corpse of Stowaway Evacuated From Lagos Airport

April 22, 2015

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigerian (FAAN), Saturday, evacuated the body of a suspected stowaway, who died at the undercarriage compartment of an Arik Air plane – airbus A345, Reg CS-TFX at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos . General Manager, Public Affairs for FAAN, Yakubu Dati told newsmen that the corpse, which is yet […]

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Nigerian communities reeling from massive Shell oil spill

January 8, 2015

Fishermen and the environment of Niger Delta continue to suffer the consequences of a massive Shell oil spill in the Niger Delta – one of the worst in years. The oil giant says 1,200 barrels had been recovered as of Tuesday.Traveling to the affected areas of the Niger Delta in Nigeria, Reuters witnessed the devastation […]

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Nigeria: Building Collapse – Stakeholders Seek End to Menace

January 8, 2015

Stakeholders in the built environment seem not relenting in finding a lasting solution to the cases of building collapse in Nigeria as met recently in Lagos to exchange ideas on ways to contain the incidents, which have continued to rear its ugly heads in several parts of the country.The avenue for the deliberation was provided […]

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Liverpool airport passengers’ safety put in jeopardy by scourge of laser pen yobs

January 8, 2015

  Liverpool airline passengers’ lives are being put at risk by yobs shining blinding lasers into the eyes of pilots as they try to land. Flight captains have reported nearly 100 incidents in the past two years where cockpits have been dazzled with intense light as planes make their final approach into John Lennon airport. […]

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Three Air-Bag Accidents at Boeing Plant Lead to Extra Safety Measures

January 8, 2015

Workers at planemaker Boeing’s Everett plant near Seattle are following extra safety measures after three air bag-related accidents, including the death of a technician last month, the company said on Friday. No one was seriously hurt when an air bag deployed on Dec. 13 as a seat supplier technician was working on a Zodiac Aerospace […]

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Christmas: FRSC deploys 35,000 to control traffic

January 8, 2015

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it has deployed no fewer than 35,000 officers to help control traffic during the Yuletide.Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, revealed this yesterday while flagging-off a zero tolerance operation against breaking of traffic rules during the Christmas and New Year celebrations. The end of year […]

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