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Managing Director designate at the Barbados Light and Power (BL&P), Roger Blackman and Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Esther Byer, in conversation before the start of the BL&P Observation of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) World Day for Safety and Health at Work in the Christie Conference Room yesterday.
 
 
   
RECKLESS BEHAVIOUR
By Patricia Thangaraj

Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Esther Byer, has voiced her concern regarding some of the practices that she has observed by some motorists, cyclists and pedestrians on the roads in this island.

Delivering remarks at the Barbados Light and Power (BL&P) Observation of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) World Day for Safety and Health at Work in the Christie Conference Room of the BL&P yesterday, she said that this seems to be the case across the board.

I am very concerned about the things that I see on the road. Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians and if the culture of recklessness that we see on the roads is reflective of what we see in our workplaces, then we would not be able to curb the incidences of workplace accidents.

Byer cited some examples of the careless ways in which some pedestrians use t...

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