Ventilation failure caused Qualfon workers’ fainting spells

-fire service, hospital

Guyana Fire Service (GFS) and public hospital officials yesterday confirmed that the failure of the Qualfon Call Centre’s mechanical ventilation system in the aftermath of a power outage led to nearly 20 workers being rushed for treatment after suffering fainting spells on Tuesday.

Up to yesterday, Qualfon had yet to release a statement on the situation, which saw nearly 20 workers at the company’s Plaisance Call Centre being rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital after falling ill at the worksite.

A report from the Georgetown Public Hos-pital, through its Public Relations Officer, Mitzy Campbell, said the workers’ fainting spells  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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