The Best is yet to come – My 100th Post
Apr07

The Best is yet to come – My 100th Post

Wow. 100 posts in 3 years?! Only 100? Shame! Yes shame. Writing isn’t easy especially when you have many other equally important projects to deal with. Besides, I took a year’s break from blogging oops! writing. So technically, I have only been writing for 2 full years. 100 isn’t good enough but still it is a milestone I must celebrate. See the full list here – it comes with clickable links. So to celebrate...

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5 things you need to do to excel in Health and Safety
Mar24

5 things you need to do to excel in Health and Safety

In my previous post, I talked about an employee I had to fire recently. Get the full gist here. Getting fired never leaves a pretty feeling and that’s why I gave him a chance to show he could be competent and would abide by our policies. I really don’t like to fire people and have only had to do it twice. The first was a church member who asked for the job but quickly became a nightmare and tried to instigate others to...

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Nigeria: Our roads are getting deadlier!
Sep03

Nigeria: Our roads are getting deadlier!

I remember returning from a wedding in Ibadan 2 weekends ago, there was a broken down truck (lorry) in the middle of the road and another smaller car which seemed to have driven straight into the truck. You could see blood on the air bag and the front and side of the small vehicle was terribly crushed – my conclusion was that the car was travelling at night and of course didn’t see the broken down truck, so kept driving...

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Health and Safety training scam in Nigeria
Jul21

Health and Safety training scam in Nigeria

Are you eager to get into Health and Safety or HSE as it is popularly called in Nigeria? Then please read this before taking that step you think is the answer to your prayers. If you have already taken that step then let’s hope you took the right one 😉 Now this is going to upset a lot of people and safety businesses in Nigeria but I am not one to see wrong and pretend that it isn’t happening. It seems like Health and...

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Child Safety Week 2015: Some facts and tips on electrical safety at home
Jun01

Child Safety Week 2015: Some facts and tips on electrical safety at home

Child Safety Week 2015 runs from 1st June to 7th June. So this week, HSEWise will focus on children and keeping them safe and healthy. We are kicking off with Electrical Safety. About a week ago, a girl in Ghana got electrocuted – she fell asleep with her power bank lying on her chest and plugged into the socket so that when power came back on, it would charge it while she slept. Unfortunately, when the power came back on, there...

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