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Julius Akpong

Safety professionals

Skills That Pay the Bills for Safety Professionals

November 11, 2016

By Julius Akpong. It is a common saying among many Safety professionals (especially beginners) that the pay is poor. In Nigeria for instance, where Safety is not an undergraduate course, many people have to take up courses after graduation at a time when they probably have no job. It is therefore, important that they acquire […]

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Lagos branch chairman of ISPON, Engr. Timothy Iwuagwu

Mixed Reactions Trail Iwuagwu’s Emergence as ISPoN Lagos Chairman

November 7, 2016

With uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the October 7 election of members of the state executive committee of the Lagos branch of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPoN), Safety Record Newspaper‘s, Otu Nkpoidet, who monitored the exercise, report issues that played out during the election. Some stakeholders also bared their minds on the […]

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The Psychology of Accident Prevention

The Psychology of Accident Prevention

September 28, 2016

Julius Akpong. According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), about 270 million fatal and non-fatal work related accidents occur globally every year and about 2.2 million deaths (the size of a small country) occur from accidents and ill-health. Research has proven that 90% of all workplace accidents are caused by unsafe acts which range from […]

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Safety and the Soul of an Organisation: Imperatives for Economic Potency (2)

July 9, 2016

Julius Akpong Classifications for Organisational Souls In the marketplace, there are first of all wandering souls in competition. The actions of staff, the collective intelligence of an organisation’s human resource and the degree of utilization of same is usually effectively demonstrated in the invisible but powerful publicity, my friend would say “aura” that the organisation […]

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Safety and the Soul of an Organisation: Imperatives for Economic Potency (1)

June 7, 2016

By Julius Akpong. The soul of man is the centre of all mental activity, it dictates the pace and manner in which all acts are perpetrated. It is the determinant of his values which shape his interaction with humanity and approach to problem solving. The soul of an Organisation would mean the psychological air around […]

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We need to have strict advocacies for stress management, by talking to people at management level – Julius Akpong

May 9, 2016

Julius Akpong is the HSE Manager for Cummins Energy Solution; a Chemist who has a long standing relationship with ISPoN, haven joined far back 2008 as a graduate member after his youth service. He has served as Public relations officer of Lagos branch and currently the financial secretary; having served as secretary of technical committees, […]

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