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WSO Nigeria Set To Hold 2018 National Conference

WSO National Conference 2018

 

The Nigeria Office of the World Safety Organisation (WSO), a leading international Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) organisation, has announced plans to hold its 2018 National Conference and Awards.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by Director of WSO Nigeria, Mr Soji Olalokun and forwarded to Safety Record on Tuesday.

The conference themed “Impact of Global External Influence on HSSE Practice in Nigeria” is scheduled to hold at the Loveworld Convocation Arena, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos between October 22 and 24.

According to the statement, participants at the conference would be exposed to numerous focus areas including: Safety Professionals in the Nigeria society – current views and challenges; Harnessing local content and resources for Nigeria HSSE; Safety standards and their implementation – governance and policies;  Global climate change – a view on our environment; and Mitigation and resilience strategies – lessons learned from disasters.

Other focus areas are identified as: Biohazards, regulations, implementation and concerns for health practitioners in Nigeria; Safe Engineering – a call for Nigeria engineers; and Work safe ethics, humans behaviours and accidents.

“The conference will further elaborate what organisations need to keep maximising profits and productivity with respect to safety of life and property as well as the impact of operations on the environment,” the statement read in part.

Meanwhile, many individuals and organisations that have excelled in various HSSE roles and allied fields are also billed to be honoured at the programme.

The statement further read, “Among many other benefits, participants at the WSO-NG NatConf & Awards 2018 will receive a complimentary (free) training and/or retraining and certification on Emergency First Aid, CPR (Adult, Child & Infant) and Fire Safety Courses.

“Intending participants can register for the conference at https://www.worldsafety.org.ng/registration or view conference information, paper presentation guidelines, and award nomination procedure on our website; https://www.worldsafety.org.ng/conference.

“The conference will climax with an award cocktail event on the 24th of October, 2018 at the same venue. The WSO-NG Awards will recognise individuals and corporate entities who have excelled in various HSSE roles and allied fields.

“There are over 31 prestigious awards to be presented in more than 8 categories (see http://www.worldsafety.org.ng/awards2018 for nomination criteria).

“Our help lines for concerns and enquiries: 08098060700, 08121683760. Email: conference@worldsafety.org.ng

World Safety Organisation (WSO) is an international Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) organisation headquartered in Warrensburg, USA.

The organisation is accredited in compliance with ISO/IEC 17024-21202 and has National Offices in 22 countries including Nigeria and liaisons globally.