17 February, 2022

Kano Holds Health And Safety Awareness Seminar For Construction Coys

The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) in collaboration with Fatanash Global Concept Ltd on February 17, 2022, organised a stakeholders’ seminar that featured stakeholders in the construction sector of the economy. The event which took place at the Ni’imah Guest Place, Kano, was put together to enlighten the participants on the workings of the Fund with respect to the Employees Compensation Act and how actors in the sector can take advantage of the opportunities especially as it concerns health and safety. The seminar had about one hundred construction companies in attendance.

While delivering the opening remarks, the regional manager of the Kano branch of the Fund Musa Kaila Mohammed welcomed the participants and advised them to use the knowledge and skills they would acquire to improve the safety and health standards in their workplaces. 

Various presentations were made on the following topics; “Benefits of Employees Compensation Act (ECA)”, “Occupational Safety & Health (OSH)”, “Questions and Answers on Employees Compensation Scheme (ECS)”, “Behaviour-based Safety”, “OSH”; “Safety and Health in the Construction Industry” and many others.
Participants commended the Fund for brilliant initiatives as they promised to use the skills and knowledge that they have acquired to ensure a safe working environment for themselves and their colleagues.