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Personal Safety

Ways to Reduce Noise Pollution

October 12, 2015

Man has a poor track record of recognizing disease-causing agents. And often, once the agents have been recognized, people are still reluctant to change. One commonly overlooked disease causer is noise pollution. Right now, the World Health Organization found that traffic noise alone is harmful to the health of almost every third person in Europe. […]

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War against counterfeits getting complex, says Odumodu

October 6, 2015

29th September, 2015 THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has said the war against fake and counterfeited products is getting more complex, adding that it remains committed to winning the war. Its Director-General, Dr. Joseph Odumodu, who spoke in Lagos while unveiling four new logos, said the development invalidated the agency’s previous certification. The logos […]

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How to Design a Kitchen: Safety Tips

September 15, 2015

The kitchen is the heart of the home and most customers are willing to invest a lot of time and money into selecting the right appliances and décor to get this space looking just right. However, safety should also be a consideration. Building safety into your kitchen can be as simple as thinking carefully about […]

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The development of countries is now tied to safety and security – Dr. Chris Imumolen

August 6, 2015

Dr. Chris Imumolen’s knowledge in safety management spans well over a decade. As an HSE professional, his career started from the oil and gas sector where he cut his teeth as Safety Supervisor in Total Nigeria Plc. He was privileged to also gain valuable experience in the same field from other top organizations. He has […]

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Guinness Nigeria Initiate Campaign to Discourage Underage Alcohol Consumption

July 8, 2015

By Yinka Padonu Alcohol consumption amongst underage persons in the world has become a global health and safety concern. The resultant effect of this habit is evident in the incessant number of various auto accidents, rape, street /club fight, amongst others caused by over-consumption amongst underage persons as seen today. What researchers say about underage […]

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Flying Doctors Take Health Care To the Skies

June 2, 2015

A female entrepreneur with an eye for opportunity, Dr. Ola Orekunrin recently launched the Flying Doctors Emergency Transport Unit (ETU) in Nigeria in partnership with Arik Air. This is the first emergency air ambulance service in West Africa, that is, transporting victims of medical emergencies round the globe.

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Nigeria Loses 100,000 people every year to Kitchen Smoke

April 23, 2015

The Executive Director, International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED), Ewah Otu Eleri, said on Monday that about 100,000 deaths were recorded yearly in Nigeria as a result of smoke from the kitchen. Eleri, further disclosed that over 100 secondary schools in Nigeria have adopted energy-efficient wood stoves, as a new energy efficiency technology, […]

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The Alarm On Dangerous Tomato Pastes

April 23, 2015

Following reports that over 90 percent of packaged tomato pastes from China in Nigerian markets are sub-standard, the Association of Agricultural Products and Equipment Manufacturers in Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to ban all retail tomato paste packs from that country. The association also commended the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration […]

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Lack of Sleep and Disease Risk

January 8, 2015

At a GlanceThe cost of poor sleep is much greater than many people think: it may have profound consequences for our long-term health.Research has revealed that people who consistently fail to get enough sleep are at an increased risk of chronic disease, and scientists are now beginning to understand why.Treating sleep as a priority, rather […]

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Identifying Hazards at home

January 8, 2015

The word “home” typically conjures up feelings of warmth, safety, and physical security. While purchasing a home, or renting an apartment, can be financially stressful, it’s worth it if you can achieve some combination of these feelings.The problem is that we do not often make the home safe and secure for our families. A comprehensive […]

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