Power Line Safety Arrangements Under Review

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The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) has established a sub-committee to review the existing arrangements in place regarding those persons whose work brings them in close proximity to power lines. Acting Chief Labour Officer, Victor Felix, made this disclosure recently while addressing a seminar entitled: Promoting Safety around Electricity, and launch of a Public Relations Campaign …

Seek Advice Before Starting Construction

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Acting Chief Labour Officer, Victor Felix, is advising prospective home owners to seek the advice of the Barbados Light and Power Company Limited (BL&P) before starting building construction. He offered this advice in light of calls received to the BL&P about the close proximity of power lines to the proposed construction sites during a seminar entitled: Promoting Safety around Electricity, …

Occupational Safety & Health In Focus

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Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) are considered two important elements in human resource management that not only promote a safe and healthy work place, but often lead to happy and productive employees. From July 2 to 8, that subject was brought to the fore during the Labour, Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Week, themed: Safe Workplaces are Productive Workplaces. The …