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Use boxes or drums instead of plastic bags, NSWMA urges

In the wake of the ban on single-use plastics which took effect yesterday, Government has recommended that in addition to purchasing prescribed garbage bags, householders currently in the habit of re-using so-called scandal bags to dispose of household waste use boxes and/or drums instead.

Caribbean examines policies for a resilient and secure region

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) ­— The Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency management Agency (CDEMA) says climate change, development and security issues require commitment to improving sustainable policy actions.

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

The State of Contractor Safety

Host employers have experienced significant success within their employee safety programs by engaging their workforce and adopting a management systems approach to safety/health improvement.

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.