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Health Safety

World Environment Day: Dirtiest Cities in Nigeria

July 9, 2016

World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years it has grown to be a broad, global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated by stakeholders in over 100 countries. It also serves as the ‘people’s day’ for doing something positive […]

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Causes of fatigue and sleepiness and how to fight them

June 8, 2016

Fatigue Cause No. 1: Not Enough Sleep It may seem obvious but you could be getting too little sleep. That can negatively affect your concentration and health. Adults should get seven to eight hours every night. Make sleep a priority and keep a regular schedule. Ban laptops, cell phones, and televisions from your bedroom. Still […]

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Sports Injury: How being injured affects mental health

June 8, 2016

Injuries, while hopefully infrequent, are often an unavoidable part of sport participation. While most injuries can be managed with little to no disruption in sport participation and other activities of daily living, some impose a substantial physical and mental burden. For some athletes, the psychological response to injury can trigger or unmask serious mental health […]

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WSO, others give recognition to emergency rescuer

June 3, 2016

For braving the odds twice to rescue two accident victims at different times on the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge, a First Aider and an emergency rescuer, Mr. Olabisi was recently honoured by a group of safety experts at an event in Lagos to mark this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at work. The […]

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Sleep and Health Effects: More Than We Thought It Was (2)

May 21, 2016

Improving Your Sleep Maintain sleep hygiene: Make your bed room a place for sleep and not an extension of your office. Go into the bed room only when you are ready to sleep, go in with a conscious mindfulness that you are going to sleep. Leave every work and task behind and switch off the […]

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You Should Be Drinking More Water Here’s Why

May 9, 2016

Water is essential for life. Without it we simply would not exist. Most of us don’t drink enough water; instead we tend to opt for sugary sodas, energy drinks and coffee. We often think about eating more fruit and vegetables, but what about consuming more water? You should think of water as an essential nutrient, […]

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Occupational Health experts chart path to reduce work related stress

May 8, 2016

Alarmed by the fact that work related stress from around the world is costing global society an untold fortune directly and indirectly, stakeholders have advocated for preventive measures to reduce its impact in our society. Factors such as longer work hours, higher job demands, reduced motivation of staff, and massive layoffs of workers, amongst others […]

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Street Food Vendors: Five Ways to Serving uncontaminated Food

May 5, 2016

One is unlikely to attribute the cause of most illness to food poisoning till diagnosed so. This is why research has shown that over 50 million Americans suffer from food poisoning yearly; this is according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For lack of reports, reputable statistics and figures to show for this, […]

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Recommended Safe Limits of Alcohol: keeping your Christmas drinking in check

December 4, 2015

The christmas season is upon us, and that means celebrating with families and friends. It’s also the time of year when we may push our limits when it comes to delicious cocktails and glasses of Champaign. But it’s important to keep our holiday drinking under control. What are the recommended safe limits of alcohol? Men […]

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Dental Hygiene: Mistakes We All Do

November 11, 2015

Brushing our teeth on a daily basis is one of the most important rituals that we do. Good oral health also impacts your overall health. It helps prevent respiratory diseases, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, improve cognitive functioning and prevent stomach disorders. Brushing of the teeth seems like the easiest thing possible, […]

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