Chapter News

ASSP Nigeria Chapter to Establish First Occupational Health and Safety E-Library in Nigeria

The American Society of Safety Professionals Nigeria Chapter led by President Mrs. Mercy Omoifo-Irefo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of the first e-library to promote and conduct research on occupational health and safety with the Petroleum Training Institute – Effurun, Delta State, in Nigeria.

The ceremony which took place at the Council Chamber of the Institute on Friday 20th November, 2020 had in attendance on the part of ASSP, the current executive members of the Nigeria chapter of the association led by her President – Mrs. Mercy Omoifo-Irefo, Secretary – Mr. Daniel Omonoba and Treasurer – Mr James Coker. Also present were past Presidents of the association, Emeritus Herbert Nwaka and Mr. Daniel Osadiaye, while other Assp members who witnessed the ceremony were Dr. Ogechi Ukandu, Ms Dearest Ejenarhome and Prince Erijoh Enahoro.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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