Media Centre for Safety Reporting(MCSR); Nigeria’s foremost HSE watchdog organization will be collaborating with National Safety Times to honour individuals and firms in Nigeria, that have distinguished themselves in the cause of advancing the health, safety, security and environment, during this prevailing global pandemic, via the National Safety Awards 2020.
It also intends to use the opportunity to launch an independent data base to verify the impact of different palliatives rolled out to beneficiaries during the COVID-19 global health emergency.
This was made public in a statement made available to journalists on Monday by Mr. John Thompson, President of the Safety Reporting Centre.
The certified Safety Reporter stated:
“This year’s edition focuses on celebrating COVID-19 Safety Champions and Care Givers in 15 structured categories”.
He opined that having been at the fore of monitoring the coronavirus spread and containment throughout the country, the Centre and her media counterparts are the most suitably qualified umpires in the area of health and safety assessment.
The event which has been endorsed by Nigeria’s Apex Safety management body, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), promises to be a celebration of life and victory over COVID-19 against all odds.
A Webinar Health and Safety Conference is slated to hold, come October 16, 2020, with the unveiling of nominees and HSE information online data base launch.
Mr. Thompson concluded his statement by saying that the Award presentation proper will take place at Nigeria Airforce Officers’ Mess at Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island, Lagos, on 23rd of November 2020, with the strictest COVID-19 safety protocols being observed