Child Safety – The Focus Of Labour Day Activities

The safety of  children will be the focus of  activities planned for today which is being commemorated as Labour Day.   Citizens across the island will participate in various community projects under the theme ‘Child Safety…it’s you, it’s me, it’s all ah we!’   The scope of  work includes the paving and repair of  roads; installation of  sidewalks, bus lay-bys, pedestrian crossings and signage; erection of  fencing; bushing of  school environs; and painting of  murals.   The four national projects are the Papine High School in St Andrew, Holland Primary School in St Elizabeth, Fair Prospect Primary School in Portland and the Barrett Town All Age/John Rollins Primary School in St James.       More than 700 projects have been registered with the National Labour Day Secretariat.