Occupational Safety & Health Association – OSHAssociation (Nigeria)

Meeting/Events Calendar 2023

Date
Events
Friday 21 July
NSAP committee meeting/ Progress Evaluation
Friday 18 August
NSAP Committee meeting
Thursday 31 August
OSH National Workshop Abuja
Thursday 24 November
OSHAssociation Int’l Conference & Awards to NSAP Committee Members
  • 5 BIG CONSTRUCT: CONSTRUCTION FIRMS PLEDGE TO ENFORCE SAFETY BEST PRACTICES IN THE SECTOR

    No less than 200 construction firms have recently resolved to upgrade the welfare of their staff as well as the potency of their project delivery and service through the inculcation of standardized safety best practices in the country.The Construction companies resolved to eradicate hazards present in the construction sites during The Big 5 Construct Event which was held recently at the Landmark Center, Lagos.Since its inception, the Big 5 Construct Nigeria is the largest gathering of the construction and infrastructure community in Nigeria which connects suppliers with quality buyers from across Nigeria and the West African region as well as promoting innovation, sharing cutting-edge knowledge, and...
  • MARITIME SAFETY: Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) equipped their Staff with the Workplace Safety Knowledge

    In fulfillment of its mandate stunting fatalities, accident, and incidents across all sectors of the nation’s economy as well as extensive safety advocacy, the Occupational Safety and Health Association in collaboration with the Spring Creek Integrated recently organized a one day Health and Safety Awareness Course for the management staff of the Nigerian Shippers council through the virtual platform. Declaring the safety awareness training open, the Executive Director of OSHAssociation United Kingdom, John Flynn FOSHA, said that the issue of safety remains an issue of critical concern across all sectors, especially the maritime sector. While itemizing some of the key issues of safety concern, John Flynn opined...
  • FG Partners OSHAssociation for Safety Capacity Building in the Civil Service

    Understanding the need to improve the Capacity of Public servants, The Federal Government recently collaborated with the Occupational Safety and Health Association – Nigeria region to train and develop the capacity of some of its officers on Health, Safety and Environmental best practices in workplaces. This collaboration is the FG intervention towards improving the welfare of civil servants in terms of occupational safety and health in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Recall that the FG recently released a circular to MDAs mandating them to establish OSH desk offices and also deploy desk officers to man the desk.  According to the circular, these officers would undergo training to get...
  • OSH NATIONAL WORKSHOP: FG DECLARES ITS COMMITMENT TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY

    Understanding the need to enforce Occupational Health and Safety best practices across all sectors of the economy, the Federal Government recently directed MDAs to establish desk offices to attend to such issues. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (CSF), Folasade Yemi-Esan, disclosed this on Thursday during the OSH National Workshop which was held at the conference Hall of the Raw Material Research and Development Council, Maitama, Abuja. The Workshop with the theme “Safety and Security Knowledge: The Key to Saving Lives, assembles critical stakeholders from both the Public and the Concerned Private Sector.Yemi-Esan, who was represented by the Director, of the Occupational Safety and Health...
  • Unveiling of the OSHA National Safety Advocacy Project (2021 – 2023)

    The OSHA National Safety Advocacy Project (NSAP) was unveiled by the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire alongside other major stakeholders from the public and private institutions on 10th December 2020 at the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing Conference Hall, Mabushi Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. Other participating dignitaries at the event included the Hon. Minister of Environment, the Hon. Minister of Labour & Employment, Hon. Minister of Water Resources and the Executive Governor of Lagos State, represented by the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health.  Project Committee Members   The Committee members for the National Safety Advocacy Project are drawn from Ministries, Departments and Agencies of...
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