Wed. May 22nd, 2024

Nigeria’s electricity coy JED, to begin safety education

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A Nigerian energy house codenamed Jos Electricity Distribution Company, (JED), has informed that it will commence safety education not only to safeguard its staff but also to prioritize the safety of its customers.

The electricity power house also said its equipment if guided properly will not escalate to harm its immediate public.

Speaking during a safety briefing on Friday in Jos, Plateau State northcentral, the Managing Director JED, Engr. Abdu Mohammed said considering the nature of services they provide, it has become imperative for caution to top the company’s daily activities.

Represented by the Head of Safety, Mr. Alvinmax Yenkwo, Mohammed said education through constant training and retraining cannot be overemphasized.

“We must embark on a pragmatic approach to safeguard the lives of our customers and our staff. “We must do everything humanly possible to prevent accidents on our network.

“Safety is not only about technical staff or safety officers but a responsibility of everyone if we must achieve zero accidents”, he said.

He therefore called on all staff to endeavour to comprehend the safety pledge and be able to recite them with ease to apply it when necessary.

Our correspondent reports that this was contained in a statement signed by the company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Dr Friday Elijah.

Elijah said Mohammed spoke at the company’s newly created region under a location in town called Tudun Wada.

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