The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) was optimistic to endorse her partnership agreement with OSHAssociation UK, the leading professional body renowned for its contribution to the Health and Safety Industry. OSHAssociation serves passionately in the public and private sectors to manage risks and hazards, minimise accidents, industrial injuries and other safety challenges.
This feat was achieved during the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) 49th Builders’ Conference/AGM 2019 which was Themed: Health, Safety, Enforcement and Professionalism for Sustainable Development in the Construction Industry held at Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The choice of OSHAssociation does not come as a surprise having worked with the association over the years and appreciated its contributions in Nigeria and beyond.
The NIOB National President Bldr. Kenneth Nduka who addressed the members that the partnership agreement will enable OSHAssociation UK to provide NIOB members with Continuous Professional Development Training, Direct Professional Membership and other professional services in occupational safety and health as regards to the industry’s aim at achieving zero fatalities in the building and construction sector.
OSHAssociation Nigeria Region have passionately maintained her Think Safety campaign and awareness to public and private sectors which make her operations in the field of health and safety in Nigeria unique. The association will continue to deliver on her mandate of making Nigerian workplaces safer for all her workforce.
Engr. Emmanuel Uwalaka, the Nigeria regional administrator, appreciated NIOB for taking the bold step towards addressing the high rate of accidents, fatalities, and death in the building and construction sites in Nigeria.