Ergonomics discussion and IOSH's new strategy roll out

WORK 2022 Shaping the future of safety and health

Friday 28 April 2017

On Friday 28 April 2017, the Caribbean Branch hosted a branch meeting at the Chancellor Hotel and Conference Centre, #5 St. Anns Avenue, St. Anns, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

The meeting included discussions on the following topics:

  1. "Ergonomics in the Workplace" facilitated by Mr. Anthony Rochford CFIOSH, Executive Committee Member An overview of work physiology, anthropometry and musculoskeletal disorders were discussed.
  2. "WORK 2022 Shaping the future of safety and health" - facilitated by Mr. Jason Maitland, CMIOSH, Secretary IOSH's five year strategy was rolled out there were three broad aims underpinning WORK 2022:
    a. Enhance the occupational safety and health profession;
    b. Collaborate to build strategic partnerships; and
    c. Influence & strengthen impact globally.
    Further details can be found on the IOSH WORK 2022 website
  3. World Day for Safety and Health at Work - remarks by Mrs. Shazara Ali Bocas, Executive Committee Member Brief remarks were given regarding ILO's campaign for the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which focused on the need to collect and use reliable occupational safety and health data.

Mr. Curt Cadet, Chair, thanked all for attending and ended the meeting by encouraging members and non-members to attend the Branch's AGM on Friday 26 May, 2017 at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel. He informed that the feature speaker, Dr. Thackwray "Dax" Driver, Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago, will be discussing "A professional response to HSE and ethics in challenging economic times".