Guyana: A team comprising of Senior Occupational Safety and Health Officer, Ministry of Labour, Roydon Croal, Safety Inspector Irvie London, and Safety Assistant of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission, Sergio Phillander, commenced a Safety Outreach to several mining landings, sites and construction sites in Region # 7 on April 19, 2022.
During the outreach, the officers interacted with Christian Peterson, Operations Manager of Sinergy Guyana, who indicated that the company commenced construction of their office and maintenance of road networks commencing from Itabali.
The Officers spoke with several miners, after which safety posters and brochures were distributed at mining landings at Itabli and Oko/ Sandhills.
On the same day, (April 19, 2022), the officers from the Ministry of Labour, Occupational Safety and Health and Labour departments visited the Kwakwani Natural Resource Organization, Region 10.
Sensitization exercises were carried out by the Region OSH Officer, Timica Bayley and Labour Officer, Jamal Sampson, under the theme, “Safety in Logging,” with the representative of the logging entity, which was fruitful.
At the end of the exercise, the organization distributed Personal Protective Gears to its members.