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The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Authority Board has been re-appointed. Members of this newly constituted OSH Authority Board were presented with their letters of appointment by the Minister of Labour, the Honourable Stephen Mc Clashie. This ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 03 2023 at the Ministry of Labour’s Head Office, International Waterfront Towers,...
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The Occupational Safety & Health Agency recently hosted a two-day Public Stakeholder Consultation on a draft policy for personal protective equipment (PPE) on Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th March, 2024. The consultation which was held at the Cipriani College of Labour, saw the participation of sixty five persons representing various sectors such as oil &...
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As the world continues to navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of wearing face masks in the workplace has become increasingly evident. In Trinidad and Tobago, the Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) strongly advocates for the consistent use of masks as a key measure to prevent the spread of the virus...
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Flu-like symptoms can be an early sign of contagious illnesses that, if not managed properly, can lead to widespread transmission in the workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) of Trinidad and Tobago emphasizes the importance of self-awareness and responsible behavior, such as staying at home when experiencing these symptoms, to protect the health...
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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), including a range of pains and strains from repetitive movements or overexertion, are among the most common workplace injuries. These ailments can significantly impact productivity and quality of life for workers. In Trinidad and Tobago, raising awareness about MSDs and their prevention is a critical objective for the Occupational Safety and Health...
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Climate change is a pressing global issue with direct and profound implications for occupational health and safety, particularly in regions like Trinidad and Tobago. As the planet’s average temperatures rise due to increased greenhouse gas emissions, island nations face unique challenges. In this post, we’ll delve into the scientific underpinnings of climate change’s influence on...
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Mental health is an often overlooked but essential component of occupational safety and health (OSH), especially within the fast-paced work environments in Trinidad and Tobago. Recognizing the interplay between mental well-being and workplace safety is vital. The Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) has a pivotal role in fostering environments that support mental health, thus...
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To imprint Occupational Safety and Health into the DNA of Trinidad and Tobago.

Mission
To elevate risk management, commitment to world standards and accountability to safety across all industries, sectors and staff in Trinidad and Tobago.