Temporary Relocation Of QEH Main Entrance

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The main entrance of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) will be temporarily relocated from tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1, as a result of construction work to upgrade the area.

SHAW Act Identifies Roles And Responsibilities

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Participants in the ??World Day for Safety and Health at Work Seminar, held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. (G. Brewster/BGIS)

Legislation strengthening Occupational Safety and Health clearly identifies who is responsible for safety and health at the workplace and mandates that organisations must implement safety policies, safety committees or delegates, and effectively communicate safety precautions and procedures to staff.

Occupational Safety And Health Essential In A Green Economy

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Minister of Labour and Social Security, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo said that SHaW Act provides a framework that complements the green economy and workers’ well-being. (G. Brewster/BGIS)

Some green technologies and green jobs are creating new and additional hazards in the workplace, and Minister of Labour and Social Security, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo has cautioned that safety and health are still paramount in the Green Economy.

Royal Fidelity Teachers Award Competition 2012

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Contributions made by Barbadian teachers to the profession will once again be recognised when the Royal Fidelity National Distinguished Teachers Awards are handed out later this year.

Health Ministry Concerned About Poor Nutrition Choices

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Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Joy St. John (FP)

Many Caribbean countries are experiencing a shift in nutrition patterns which has resulted in increasing rates of obesity and in turn, an increase in nutrition-related Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases.