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House of Rep Member To Sponsor Two Bills In Line With ASSP Nigeria Chapter Demand

Aug 24, 2020

A House of Representative member, Hon. Amos Gwamna Magaji has promised to sponsor two new bills in Nigeria’s hallowed chamber to promote the safety industry and practice in the nation.

The honourable member representing Zangon Kataf / Jaba Federal Constituency (Kaduna state) made this promise to the Nigerian Chapter of American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) when the group paid a courtesy visit to him in his office in Abuja on the 12th of August.

This was disclosed in a press release of the Group, made available to HSENations.

Safety Advocacy: ASSP Nigeria Chapter President, Omoifo-Irefo Meets NNPC GMD, Reps Member, Others

Aug 24, 2020

In continuation of her safety advocacy nationwide, the President of American Society of Safety Professionals, (ASSP), Nigerian chapter, Mrs Mercy Omoifo-Irefo, has met with Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari, in Abuja.

She said that the meeting was part of ASSP advocacy designed to entrenched safety culture and consciousness among Nigerians.

Omoifo-Irefo and her entourage had during the 12th, August, 2020 courtesy visit, commended the NNPC’s GMD for his continuous support to the association and his sterling leadership quality as well as sustained safety standards in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.

ASSP Nigeria Chapter Advocate For Inclusion Of Safety Training In Nigerian Schools

Aug 24, 2020

The Nigeria chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has advocated for the creation of safety trainings in schools at all levels to introduce and promote safety culture among upcoming generations in the country.

President of ASSP in Nigeria, Mrs Mercy Omoifo-Irefo, made the call when he led members of the body on a visit to the member representing Zangon Kataf / Jaba Federal Constituency (Kaduna state) at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Amos Gwamna Magaji.

Omoifo-Irefo noted that safety trainings in the traditional educational system will increase safety awareness and prevent avoidable injuries, accidents and other related workplace and living mishaps.

Nigeria ASSP To Partner With Delta Transport Ministry On Safety Training For Staff

Aug 24, 2020

The Delta State Ministry of Transport says it will partner the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) for the training of civil servants on safety as a critical sector in the safety profession.

This is even as the Nigerian President of the Association, Mrs. Mercy Omoifo-Irefo, said the Ministry of Transport is a critical partner where safety awareness and consciousness needs to be properly engaged because of the attendant risks that are obvious in the sector.

Mrs. Mercy Omoifo-Irefo spoke when he led delegation of ASSP, Nigeria chapter, on an advocacy visit to the Delta State Commissioner for Transport, Engr. Oviemuno Oghoore, in Asaba, the state capital.

Inugural Speech of ASSP President Nigerian Chapter, 2020-2021

Jul 07, 2020

Our Special Guests of Honor, Regional Vice President, All Past Presidents, Executives, Professional Members, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen.

Thank you all for finding time to join us today as we begin another chapter year in our association.

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP Nigeria Chapter) was founded in June 23, 2007 at Orlando, Florida and a student section in April 22, 2010. A voluntary, non-profit making Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) organization that strives to provide professional guidance, training, consultancy and resources to the industrial and social sectors in different geographical areas in Nigeria. ASSP NC is currently with membership strength of over 350 members and is committed to the professional development of its members.

ASSP NC is a group of HSE professionals who are deeply associated with the society activities, on a voluntary basis to meet the objectives of protecting people, property and environment.