Regal Development Solutions


Emerging Issues
in Health and Safety in the

Featured Speakers


Dr. Brian Charles


Hon. Colin E Jordan, M.P. Minister of Labour


Mr. Jeremy Stephen


Ms. Josette Sam


Mr. Harold Oxley REA Envirohealth International


Dr. Euclid Morris

Dr. David Byer

Conference Agenda

  • Registration 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
    Regal Development Solutions
  • Opening Prayer 8:00am – 8:05am
  • Welcome 8:35am – 8:45am
    Dr. Brian Charles, Director of Trans Med Inc.
  • Opening Remarks 8:45am – 9:00am

    Hon. Colin E Jordan, M.P. Minister of Labour

  • SHAW from Policy to Practice:
    Keys to effective Implementation and Audit
    9:00am – 9:20am

    Mr. Errol Goodridge, Safety & Health Officer, Labour Department.

  • Economics of Health and Safety 9:20am – 9:40am

    Mr. Jeremy Stephen, Economist

  • Risk Management & Health and Safety 9:40am – 10:00am

    Ms. Gayle Marshall, Director, Risk Management FSC

  • Question to the Panel 10:00am – 10:20am
  • Break 10:20am - 10:50am
  • Accident and Illness prevention: A Building and Facilities Maintenance perspective 10:50am - 11:10am

    Mr. Harold Oxley Director, REA Envirohealth International

  • Criminal Activity & the evolution
    of Personal Safety policy in the workplace
    11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

    Mr. Carson Hackett, Head Security, Central Bank of Barbados

  • Decision Making in Fitness to Work scenarios:
    Rehabilitate, Reintegrate or NOT
    11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

    Dr. Euclid Morris

  • Questions to the panel 12:10 PM - 12:40 PM

    Speakers above

  • Lunch 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
  • Work shops

    Participants choose 2 Workshops from the list below.
    Session 1: 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
    Session 2: 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

  • 1. Sick Buildings 101: Schedules, Checklists & KPI’s 1:45 PM & 3:00 PM

    REA Envirohealth International

  • 2. First Aid Drills in the Workplace 1:45 PM & 3:00 PM

    Dr. David Byer

  • 3. Introduction to Psychological First Aid 1:45 PM & 3:00 PM

    Ms. Josette Sam, Clinical Psychologist, Child Care Board

  • 4. Health and Safety Reporting:
    Keys to Sufficiency and Accuracy
    1:45 PM & 3:00 PM

    Darwin Brathwaite, Safety Oficer, Labour Department

  • Closing Remarks 3:50 PM - 3:55 PM

    Vote of Thanks

Harold E Oxley BSc MSc LFOH CMIOSH.

Harold Oxley is an Occupational Safety, Health and Hygiene professional with over 28 years of experience in the field, and is currently the Managing Director and Senior Consultant of REA Envirohealth International. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Small Business Association from 2010 to 2012, and as the Chairman of the “Indoor Air Quality Standard” Technical Committee which was convened by the Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI).