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Union allege cover-up

by | Aug 1, 2014 | 1 comment

NEWS GRAPHIC 6The Oil Fields Workers Trade Union has alleged that the management of Petrotrin is attempting to cover-up wrong doing which occurred at company’s most recent oil

spill.

This morning, union leader Ancil Roget said the manager’s lack of a proactive approach in maintaining equipment is to blame.

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Mr. Roget read sections of a report to justify his union’s claims.

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Petrotrin has reported two incidents at its installations within the past week.

They occurred at Well Wilson in the Penal/Barackpore and Tank MP6 in Point a Pierre

An Official from Petrotrin has stated that employees are the ones who should have followed up on the 2010 report and correct the problems that were identified.

The official said while the representing union OWTU complains about the companies lack of health and safety polices; the union’s representatives are absent from the joint committee.

The official pointed to the union’s non appointment of a replacement for, Peter Burke, who resigned from the committee

1 Comment

  1. Harry

    Cover up in T&T is a part of our culture.Nobody wants work,bad name or responsibility.The people on the ground will suffer as the top has to maintain their image.