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Worker has right to cease duty if health or safety is threatened – new bill Copy

A critical provision in the long-awaited, far-reaching legislation addressing occupational safety and health at the workplace gives a worker the right to refuse to carry out duties where safety or health is threatened at the workplace.

Commentary: Climate change: How should the Caribbean adapt and mitigate against future impacts?

What else will it take to convince some people that climate change and global warming are real?
These phenomena are explicit. Too, they are two complex and emotionally charged subjects – two issues that cannot be ignored, given the current cultural and political climate.

President Trump tours Michael-ravaged areas, says ‘we just left Florida and the people there are thrilled with our people and our talent’

Hurricane Michael slammed through the Florida Panhandle and into Georgia last week. President Donald Trump surveyed the hurricane-torn areas of Florida and Georgia on Monday, Oct.15

Scorching-Hot Lava Evaporates Entire Lake in Hawaii

Fiery lava from Hawaii’s ongoing volcanic eruption has completely evaporated the water from Green Lake, the Big Island’s largest freshwater lake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Health And Safety Expert Needed For CRH

The search is now on for a full-time occupational health and safety (OHS) expert for the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH), which is currently undergoing a massive rehabilitation exercise after consistent reports of noxious fumes at the health facility resulted in the relocation of several services earlier this year.

Caribbean ministers approve plan to prepare for health impact of climate change

Ministers from across the Caribbean have agreed on an action plan to ensure that the health of those living in small island developing states (SIDS) is protected and prioritized within the global climate change agenda.