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PURA sentitises sewerage workers on health and safety guidelines

Sep 20, 2016, 12:51 PM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) at the weekend held a daylong sensitisation on health and safety handling of sanitary materials for sewage workers and sanitary truck drivers.

Ya Amie Touray of PURA, in her remarks on the occasion, said the forum was held at PURA offices at Kairaba Avenue to also help the participants to know the health and safety guidelines regarding their works.

She said the workshop is expected to increase the knowledge and understanding of the sewerage workers and sanitary truck drivers on safety and hygiene. 

Mrs Touray said PURA is working on guidelines to set standards to ensure that whatever is learned at the workshop is implemented.

The workshop delved into various topics such as personal hygienic, health effect contamination, sewage handling, environmental consequences, and sewage disposal among others.