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Reconstitution of the Boiler Examiners Board

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Senator the Honourable Jennifer Baptiste-Primus, Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development presented letters of appointment to Members to the Boiler Examiners Board at the Ministry’s Head Office on Tuesday 22nd October, 2019. This Committee is responsible for matters relating to the Boilers Regulations under the Factories Ordinance Chapter 30, No. 2, which was preserved by virtue of Section 98(2) of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act, Chapter 88:08.

The Board is also responsible for developing rules or notes for the guidance of Boiler Examiners and competent persons in the following areas:

  • Making an examination of air pressure containers
  • Recommending fees for the examination of boilers and air pressure containers to the Minister
  • Suspending the licence of boiler examiners and competent persons to examine air pressure containers in the event of a dereliction of duty.

Minister Baptiste-Primus expressed her appreciation to all the Members who agreed to serve and paid special commendation to the re-appointed Chairperson of the Committee, Mr. Roger Camacho. Members were charged with the responsibility to amend and update regulations during the Board’s three year term. Minister concluded by conveying her confidence in the Board and remains optimistic that the Board would continue to shape and impact safety and health in the workplace.

The Ministry remains committed by these Appointments, to work steadfastly to fulfil its mandate of promoting Decent Work, Industrial Peace and Equal Opportunities for All in Trinidad and Tobago.

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The newly installed Members of the Boiler Examiners Board received their instruments of appointment from Senator the Honourable Jennifer Baptiste-Primus, Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development at the Ministry’s Head Office on Tuesday 22nd October, 2019.

Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development, Senator the Honourable Jennifer Baptiste Primus (centre) is joined by Mr. Roger Camacho (Chairman) to her left; LR: Mr. Anthony Alexander, Ms. Helen E. de Silva, Ms. Natalie Willis (Permanent Secretary (Ag.), Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development) and Mr. Dayanand Powdhar.

Missing: Dr. Renique Murray