Safety has many faces and plays a major role when developing a sustainable economy, especially in a challenging, growing nation like Nigeria. The Safety of lives and property is beyond the four walls of your house or business.
Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) is an extremely important issue, especially in light of recent bombing attacks, kidnapping, and herdsmen threats on communities across the country. Nigerians need proactive commitment to ensuring the safety of lives and property.
The latest ILO estimates show that safety remains a major global concern. Urgent action is required to reverse this trend of workplace accidents and diseases, reliance on benefits, early retirement, exclusion from the labour market, the loss of a breadwinner and poverty.
The increasing human, economic and social burden of unsafe society, workplace accidents, diseases and fatalities on the land and air has urged the emerging of this year's conference theme: "SAFETY -Unveiling a New Light in a Challenging Economy"