Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Week will be observed in Barbados from Saturday, July 13, to Friday, July 19.
As part of the activities to mark this week, the Labour Department will host a series of free seminars from July 15 to 16, at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Rockley, Christ Church.
Under the theme A Safe and Healthy Future of Work, the seminars will address the topics Indoor Air Quality and Psychological First Aid.
Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, will deliver remarks at the start of the first workshop on Monday, July 15, at 9:00 a.m.
The Labour Department is also encouraging work places to organize their own OSH awareness events during the period, and to notify the department of these plans.