House of Representatives


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)

27 May 2005
House Debate - Day 1Hansard
3 speakersShow Speakers
1.Mr. Harry Partap [Nariva] [Opposition Member]
2.Mr. Anthony Roberts [St. Ann’s East] [Minister of Social Development and Minister in the Ministry of Housing]
3.Mr. Manohar Ramsaran [Chaguanas] [Opposition Member (UNC)]
24 Jun 2005
House Debate - Day 2Hansard
4 speakersShow Speakers
1.Mr. Manohar Ramsaran [Chaguanas] [Opposition Member (UNC)]
2. Dr. Roodal Moonilal [Oropouche] [Opposition Member]
3.Senator the Honourable Danny Montano [Minister of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development]
4.Mr. Kelvin Ramnath [Couva South] [Opposition Member]