Tag: Occupational Safety and Health

Government addressing challenges to safe, orderly migration

Government addressing challenges to safe, orderly migration

Kemol King Kemol King- April 12, 2021

The PPP/C Government is undertaking a series of initiatives to promote safe and orderly migration, in keeping with the Global ... Read More

Bartica Deputy Mayor lauds Ministry’s plan to train OSH workers

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- November 3, 2020

Bartica Deputy Mayor, Ms. Arita Embleton has welcomed the Ministry of Labour’s plan to train and station two Occupational Safety ... Read More

Press release – The Ministry of Labour reminds employers of their duties under The Occupational Safety and Health Act Chapter 99: 06, Laws of Guyana

Press release – The Ministry of Labour reminds employers of their duties under The Occupational Safety and Health Act Chapter 99: 06, Laws of Guyana

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 2, 2020

The Ministry, through its Occupational Safety and Health Department, is continuing the process of promoting good workplace safety and health ... Read More

Ministry of Labour to be “re-established” says Min. Hamilton

Ministry of Labour to be “re-established” says Min. Hamilton

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 14, 2020

- BIT to offer oil and gas training - OHS officers to be placed in every region Minister of Labour ... Read More

Get safety accreditation to take part in oil rush – local companies urged

Get safety accreditation to take part in oil rush – local companies urged

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 13, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) is urging local companies to get accredited for ... Read More

Social Protection Ministry a part of joint committee addressing mercury related concerns in GGMC compound

Social Protection Ministry a part of joint committee addressing mercury related concerns in GGMC compound

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 13, 2018

Ministry of Social Protection, June 13, 2018 – The Ministry of Social Protection continues to work as part of a ... Read More

Individuals, organisations awarded for promoting safety at the workplace

Individuals, organisations awarded for promoting safety at the workplace

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 3, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 3, 2018 Individuals, companies, and organisations were today, recognised for the significant role they play in ... Read More

Embrace Occupational Health and safety culture – Min. Keith Scott

Embrace Occupational Health and safety culture – Min. Keith Scott

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 13, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Friday, April 13, 2018 Minister within the Ministry of Social Protection, with responsibility for Labour, Keith Scott says ... Read More

Compliance, Top Priority for Department of Labour -180% increase in prosecutions

Compliance, Top Priority for Department of Labour -180% increase in prosecutions

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 19, 2018

The department of Labour, headed by Minister within the Ministry of Social Protection – keith Scott, is adamant that all ... Read More

Social Protection Ministry holds Chemical Safety Consultation

Social Protection Ministry holds Chemical Safety Consultation

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 16, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, November 16, 2017 The Labour, Occupational Safety and Health Department of the Ministry of Social Protection today ... Read More

Department of Labour reports 100 percent decrease in work place deaths

Department of Labour reports 100 percent decrease in work place deaths

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 1, 2017

DPI/GINA, GUYANA, Monday, June 1, 2017 Minister within the Ministry of Social Protection Keith Scott told the Department of Public ... Read More

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Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.