Fiji Time: 10:39 PM on Monday 3 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

$5.4million allocation for OHS operations

Luke Rawalai
Friday, January 17, 2014

CHINA Railway First Group will spend part of its $5.4million allocation for occupational health and safety operations on its Lomaloma trans-insular road project site.

Company spokesman Donald Singh said their contractual percentage for OHS was usually 1 per cent.

"However, we are by no means restricted by this percentage and we would not have any qualms about spending more for the sake of public safety," he said.

Company OHS manager Sikeli Wise said the money would be diverted towards mitigating the New Zealand safety traffic management system (STMS).

Mr Wise said they were working closely with Montgomery Watson Hauser to upgrade the company's STMS.

"Any construction site should be respected because the safety standards have been laid down to protect the workers and people at the work site," said Mr Wise.

Me Singh said :"In this regards we have also begun working closely with the traffic department in the police force to maintain standard speed limits at our work sites.

"We are appealing to members of the public to have patience as our work will interrupt traffic at times but the road construction is important so that the condition of the road can be improved."





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62020.6012
JPY 59.217656.2176
GBP 0.30250.2945
EUR 0.43120.4192
NZD 0.72270.6897
AUD 0.65010.6251
USD 0.47560.4586

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 3rd August 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Possible delay in military farewell, Tikoitoga busy
  2. Mind game
  3. World cup dream for Lockington
  4. Opposition agree to acting post
  5. In the hall of fame
  6. Nurse scoops carnival title
  7. Ba magic
  8. Spill injures mill worker
  9. Tikoitoga: Senior officers' support 'very intact'
  10. Increasing consumption worry

Top Stories this Week

  1. Dad dies, kids worry Tuesday (28 Jul)
  2. Distraught mum recalls promise Tuesday (28 Jul)
  3. Sex trafficking source Thursday (30 Jul)
  4. Teary farewell for trio Friday (31 Jul)
  5. Final goodbye Wednesday (29 Jul)
  6. Possible delay in military farewell, Tikoitoga busy Monday (03 Aug)
  7. No say over lease Friday (31 Jul)
  8. Suspended teacher to explain Wednesday (29 Jul)
  9. Commander resigns Sunday (02 Aug)
  10. Police investigate trio's death Tuesday (28 Jul)