Private Motion – Proclamation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 2004
House of Representatives - 3rd Session - 8th Republican Parliament
WHEREAS the Occupational Safety and Health Act, No. 1 of 2004, was passed in the House of Representatives on December 05, 2003 and in the Senate on January 13, 2004; and
WHEREAS the said Act was assented to by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on January 30, 2004; and
WHEREAS the said Act has not been proclaimed and therefore cannot be implemented; and
WHEREAS there has been a high incidence of industrial accidents resulting in the death of several workers in the workplace;
BE IT RESOLVED that the Government take all necessary steps to have the Occupational Safety and Health Act proclaimed and implemented without further delay.
(By the Member for Nariva)