Health Safety and Environment

Home Health Safety and Environment

Gas flaring: Why Nigeria can’t collect ‘fine’ from IOCs -Adeosun

The traditional ruler of Etitioha Ipu Autonomous Community in Owaza in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State, His Royal Majesty, Eze Obioma Levi Nwaorgu, recently lost his elder brother, Henson Nwaorgu to the cold hand of death. He allegedly died after inhaling gas emitted from a Shell oil rig in the area. According to Eze Nwaorgu, despite Nigeria’s...

Egbin Power Station records 827 days incident free operations

Nigeria’s power plant, Egbin Power Station Plc, said on Saturday that it recorded 827-day incident free operations. A statement issued in Lagos by the Chairman of the station, Mr Kola Adesina, said the safety standards and procedures at Egbin Power station helped the nation’s largest power plant record incident free operations. Adesina said the power plant operated in line with globally...

7 things to know about Cleaner Lagos Initiative

The Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) has received significant publicity since its launch by the state government recently. According to the governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode, the CLI is part of moves to make Lagos comparable with major cities in the world. Currently, the state has an unenviable record of having the largest amount of domestic and industrial waste...

Engage experts to reduce incidents of building collapse ―NSE

Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Ebonyi Branch, has stressed the need to engage the services of qualified engineers in order to check the high incidence of building collapse. Ebonyi NSE Chairman, Engr Friday Nweke, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abakaliki, said most of the buildings that collapsed after construction were...

NSE Chairman Wants FG Give Out Old Federal Secretariat Complex, Ikoyi, To Prevent Rot

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Lagos Branch, has advised the Federal Government to give out the old Federal Secretariat complex in Ikoyi, Lagos, to the state government or educational institutions. The Chairman of the branch, Engr Johnson Akinwande, said on Monday in Lagos that giving out the secretariat complex would save it from rot. Engr Akinwande said that earlier moves...

Check that unsafe act! By Olawale Oyedokun

No one is above mistakes. But some errors are so severe and are only better imagined. For instance, anyone who in an attempt to escape traffic at close of business, fails to remember to shut down his/her workstation and put out the air-conditioner in the office, is capable of blowing up a whole facility and is not fit in...

THE MORE I TRY TO CONCEAL IT, THE MORE IT KEEPS DISTURBING ME-LET’S TALK ABOUT FIRE

LET ME BREAK THE ICEIt is now 2 weeks after the fire disaster which made Wednesday 15th February, 2017 a black at Onitsha. I have refused to talk about it but my mind has not been at rest. I was continuously hearing a voice that usually tells, go and tell the world how it actually happened. You have been...

NSE ABEOKUTA EMBARKS ON SAFETY AWARENESS CAMPAIGN EXERCISE.

The Safety Awareness Campaign Exercise organized by the Nigerian Society of Nigeria, Abeokuta Branch in conjunction with Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Ogun state Command took place today, Thursday 22nd December, 2016 at three major Motor Parks in Abeokuta metropolis, Ogun state.The three major Motor Parks are Kuto Motor Park, Ita-Osin Motor Park and Asero Motor Park.The NSE...

ANOTHER MAJOR FIRE IN ANAMBRA

It was black Saturday in Ogidi, Anambra State when the Kingsize Pharmaceutical Ltd (KP) caught fire at about 1600hrs.It was a fire disaster that took 12 hours to be extinguished because of the chemical components in the company. The cause of the fire is still unknown until after proper fire investigation.As Anambra State Fire Service received the distress call,...

Agbili MARTIN AGILITY: Who is a Safety Engineer?

Safety Engineer is an engineer who is specially trained in accident prevention, especially in industrial situations. The scope of a safety engineer is to perform their professional functions. Safety engineering professionals must have education, training and experience in a common body of knowledge. Therefore, Safety engineering is an engineering discipline which assures that engineered systems provide acceptable levels of safety. It...