Monkeypox?! Here is what you need to know!
Oct07

Monkeypox?! Here is what you need to know!

Monkeypox? Monkeypox virus has invaded Bayelsa in Nigeria with 13 people currently infected and receiving treatment. The first case was one who killed a monkey and ate it with his family. Obviously all of them started showing symptoms. I don’t do graphic images so I struggled to find one to use as the featured image. No success -just a monkey sitting on a tree. Yeah I’m that squirmish. Honestly, this is my first time of...

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Do Dangerous Jobs Pay? (£££)
Sep21

Do Dangerous Jobs Pay? (£££)

Do Dangerous Jobs Pay? Comparing Health and Safety Risks to Salary When choosing a career path, salary, working hours or annual leave might be important factors to consider. But few think about the risk of getting injured at work, or the consequences. Seeing that work leave due to accidents leads to possibly large costs both on the side of the employer and the employee, health and safety risks might be worth looking into before...

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How To Reduce Stress In The Workplace
Jul24

How To Reduce Stress In The Workplace

How To Reduce Stress In The Workplace It’s Friday afternoon and you are about as far into your URGENT to do list as you were this morning. The chances of you clocking out at five are slim to non- existing, you know very well that you will have to pick up emails over the weekend, and that all the tasks you didn’t get through today will still be there when you return on Monday. Not only will they still be there, they will be on top of...

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5 Over The Top Health and Safety Myths
Jul17

5 Over The Top Health and Safety Myths

You often hear people say that The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is a buzzkill, or has gone mad on safety laws. You could be forgiven for thinking this when you read headlines saying how children are at a risk when playing party games, or that flip-flops in the workplace can kill you. The HSE is not out to ban everything remotely fun. They do not want to ruin children’s parties, they do not want to ban graduations, and they do not...

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Lekki flood: How to stay SAFE if it RETURNS
Jul11

Lekki flood: How to stay SAFE if it RETURNS

Lekki flood: How to stay SAFE if it RETURNS – which is a huge possibility. In all honesty, this is the first time I have heard of “flood” in Nigeria. What planet have I been living in?! Flood in quote because of the magnitude of this particular one. Many have blamed the Eko Atlantic project. Others have blamed developers for cutting corners and building without proper planning. Many have blamed the government for...

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Recover from health and safety failings: Safety tips for schools
Jul06

Recover from health and safety failings: Safety tips for schools

BY NOW THE NEAR-POISONING/ACID ATTACK BY A 12-YEAR OLD AT A SCHOOL IN LAGOS SHOULD BE OLD GIST. DESPITE THIS, MANY STILL REFER TO THEM WHEN TALKING ABOUT SCHOOL SAFETY FAILINGS. Yes that is what happens when the misfortune of health and safety failings fall on you. Do you want to be a reference for bad and ugly things? Can your business survive that? Let’s face it, health and safety failings can break a school and ruin its...

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