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Workplace safety

Egbin Power Flags Off 2017 HSE Week

November 29, 2017

Nigeria’s largest power generating company, Egbin Power Plc on Tuesday flagged off its Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Week 2017 themed ‘Safety: Our Collective Responsibility.’ The event which is taking place at the company’s premises in Ikorodu, Lagos, featured lecture and practical sessions on health and safety on its first day. The Head, Health, Safety […]

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Ikeja Electric Bags ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 Certifications

November 23, 2017

Nigeria’s largest power distribution company, Ikeja Electric Plc has been conferred with the ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 international certifications in quality management and safety systems respectively. This was made known at an event to commemorate the achievement which held at NECA House, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday, November 21. Speaking on the certification, the Chief […]

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Ambode To Meet 700 CEOs To Discuss Safety In 2018

November 22, 2017

The Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Hon. Hakeem Dickson has disclosed that the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode will be meeting with CEOs of businesses in the state in 2018. Dickson made this known while delivering a lecture in line with the theme of the 2017 World Congress on Safety and […]

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Safety Expert Warns on Danger of Asbestos Exposure

November 22, 2017

A prominent occupational safety and health trainer, Mr Wale Bakare has warned of the danger inherent in contact with or use of asbestos, calling for better regulation of its use in the country. He made the call at an Interactive and Technical Session organised by the Lagos Branch of the Institute of Safety Professionals of […]

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Calabar Incident: Dangers of Erecting Buildings under High Tension Wires

May 7, 2017

  Erecting structures under Right of Way (ROW) of power transmission and distribution cables is a dangerous project. However, because of poor law enforcement and negligence, there is a proliferation of such structures across the country. Speaking with safety professionals, VICTORY BERNARD examines the implications behind the viewing centre electrocution in Calabar, Cross River State […]

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Toolbox Meeting: Focusing On Effective Workplace HSE Culture

March 9, 2017

Tool box talk, Safety briefings/meetings, Tailgate chats and so on – the names vary by industry and worksite, are a useful way to keep health and safety forefront in the minds of your workers and make them aware of current risks and hazards. “It is a short presentation to the workforce on a single aspect […]

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Workplace Safety is Company Responsibility – Narayan Vasu Pillai, GM, Land Craft Steel Company

February 4, 2017

  The General Manager, Land Craft Industries Limited, Mr. Narayan Vasu Pillai has said that the safety of workers is majorly the employer’s responsibility which must be handled seriously. Pillai, an Indian, said this in a chat with Safety Record Newspaper at the Ikorodu, Lagos premises of the company on Thursday, January 19. This is […]

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How to Protect Bankers and Finance Workers from Occupational Safety Problems

How to Protect Bankers and Finance Workers from Occupational Safety Problems

September 25, 2016

Kayode V. Fowode Having read a report about a staff of FCMB, Olisa Nwakoby, who committed suicide, as stated in page 5 of The Punch Newspaper, dated Monday, August 1, 2016, I feel this should be a wakeup call to both the banking and finance industry that effective health and safety management system protects lives […]

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Safety Concerns from Provision of Electricity in Communities

July 1, 2016

Ikeja Electric is blamed for people’s electrocution in spite of poor services and inflated bills.  Head, Corporate Communication Ikeja Electric, Felix Ofulue (27 May, 2016) “the rainy season is a period which is marked by increased rainfall, thunderstorms, high winds and floods, often witnesses an escalation of accidents in the electricity sector. Unfortunately many of […]

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Safety measures while engaging in manual activities at work

June 5, 2016

In trying to carrying out manual handling jobs in your work place, whether at construction site, factories, laboratories, in the office, or while making deliveries, you need to be really cautious to avoid hazards that are attached to such activities. Truth is there could be tendencies of incorrect manual handling, which is one of the […]

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