Occupational Safety and Health
Occupational Safety and Health

Workers (People), before I go straight into the subject, allow me to point out that at the end of my last article I said the battle still rages.

By: Joseph Jones

Historically, as Hitler was mounting his attack against England during World War II (Two), Winston Churchill was asked to speak to a group of discouraged Londoners. He uttered an eight-word encouragement- ‘Never give up, never, never, never give up!’

I believe that some of your workmates are discouraging you not to join the St.Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union. There will be times in your life when you will be discouraged but I am saying to you that you must never, never, never give up.

If nothing else, your struggle against this organisation will cause problem again in desperation especially when it comes to Occupational Safety and Health.

It’s the man and woman who get up and fight for better working conditions at their workplace; they are the true warriors in addressing such issues before their muscles get stiff.

Hello! I am a student of Sir Joseph Nathaniel France, Dr. Allan Le Serve and George De paean. I have said many times in my articles that I owe a debt of gratitude to them. Their bravery issued from a cause they believed in- a mission they were willing to die for. They understood that if they did not stand up, many workers (people)-many of us- would lose our FREEDOM or even our lives (ruthlessly) by managers and supervisors who show no feeling or mercy for us.

Thankfully that battle of those years are behind us despite a different kind of battle that still rages today.

So workers (people), join and follow the St.Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union and be proud to be a member.

Before I close, let me say something about the EAR. People, this is plenty information. Listen up: Sound receptors do the hearing; they hang out in your ears but not on those flaps. Rather, those flaps on the side of your head are only one apart of the complicated machine we call ear. Hello, the noise of an airplane creates soundwaves in the air. The flaps catch the sound of the waves and pass them through the tunnels.

At the end of each tunnel, the sound waves bump into a little circle of skin called an eardrum.

Workers (People), this is very vital (highly important). When the sound hits the drum, it shakes the hammer. Next, the hammer shakes the anvil following which the anvil shakes the stirrup before the stirrup lastly shakes some tiny hairs inside the bone. Like a snail, the hairs are a part of your sound receptors.

*Note Well* Just to bring things home for understanding- the ear drum, hammer, anvil and stirrup is what is called THE INNER EAR.

Just for clarity, when I speak of the hammer, I am not referring to a hand tool with a heavy metal head or the anvil which is a heavy iron block or stirrup which is a metal loop attached to a saddle   for supporting a rider’s foot, but rather I am dealing with functional terms as it relates to sound receptors (hearing of the nerve). This is educational workers (people).

Thanking you.