Workplace Safety & Health Free Seminars

Julie Carrington Ministry News

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As part of the activities for Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Week, July 2 to 8, the Labour Department will hold a series of free seminars to highlight the importance of maintaining healthy and safe environments.

Themed: Safe Work Places are Productive Work Places, the seminars will be held at the Accra Beach Resort and Spa, Rockley, Christ Church, from Monday, July 3, to Wednesday, July 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.

Topics to be covered during the sessions include: Violence at Work; OSH as a Competitive Advantage; Factors Affecting Productivity in the Workplace; Risk Assessment for Vulnerable Groups; Drug Testing in the Workplace; and Indoor Air Quality.

The Labour Department is also encouraging all workplaces to organise their own OSH awareness activities and to notify the department of such.

Persons interested in attending the seminars may call the Department at 535-1323/24; fax 535-1571; or e-mail labour@labour.gov.bb.

julie.carrington@barbados.gov.bb

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