Office Romance: The Good, The Bad and the Not so Pretty
Feb14

Office Romance: The Good, The Bad and the Not so Pretty

This post was first published 3 years ago on 14th February, 2015 as Office Romance, Mental Health and Productivity. 3 years later, I have revamped and republished it with more information, updated title and more oomph! Happy reading! Valentine’s day has fallen upon us again. Every year, we are somehow forced to celebrate it. Many of us met our lovers, partners and spouses through friends, by chance and even at work. Romance at...

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Life Lessons: Getting into Safety
Feb01

Life Lessons: Getting into Safety

The first in the series of Life lessons with Professor Ike: Getting into Safety I get asked all the time how I got into the Safety profession. I also get asked by many to mentor and coach them. So I have decided to share my story so people understand that getting into your dream profession whether it is safety or not is never easy. Maybe easy for some but generally isn’t easy. It requires lots of commitment and sacrifices. HUGE...

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How to choose a safe school for your child
Nov02

How to choose a safe school for your child

CAN YOU TELL A SAFE SCHOOL WHEN YOU SEE ONE? Just days ago, a child died in a Nursery somewhere in Lagos Nigeria. Going by what the child minder said, the child started convulsing after eating. She started to make phone calls to her boss and then the parents of the child to report the condition of the child. The child’s mother told her to take the child to a certain hospital in Ajao Estate. The child died before getting to the...

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Incident under-reporting in schools – a worrying trend
Oct23

Incident under-reporting in schools – a worrying trend

There seems to be a high level of incident under-reporting in schools. Many believe it will be used against them so if they can avoid it, all the better. They forget that if a child goes home with an unexplained injury, no parent will keep quiet about it. “What happened to my child?” Picture this! Sharon goes to pick her daughter from school but on getting there, she finds that her daughter Sandra has a swollen bruised...

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Start a Blog – The world is waiting to hear from YOU!
Oct13

Start a Blog – The world is waiting to hear from YOU!

WHY YOU SHOULD START A BLOG TODAY Permit me to divert from my usual safety posts today. Do you know I get over 25,000 visits on this blog every month? That’s low because I haven’t given it my 100%.  Still many who even give their blogs their all do not get this many views. I have my secrets! I will share with you how you can learn those secrets in part 2 of this post.   Do you know 70% of those visits are from the US...

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