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Electricity company employees run in fear of Chikungunya virus

by | Aug 26, 2014

NEWS GRAPHIC 3Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) employees on Tumpuna Road, Arima refused to work yesterday citing concerns for their health and safety.

The site around the compound is littered with discarded drums and other metal containers.

With two suspected cases of the chikungunya virus in the area the workers said they are not taking any chances with their health.

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On Friday the site was visited by insect vector officials who order that the area be cleaned.

When the officials returned yesterday area was still in a dilapidated condition.

The workers vowed to stay off the job until the site is cleaned.

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