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DOLE trains contractors on occupational safety

DPWH occupational safety training for contractors

August 27, 2015

CALBAYOG CITY – In order to promote safety construction and health to attain a high quality of safe occupation and health of the workers, the Department of Labor and Employment conducts Construction Safety and Health Training, August 10-14.

The four-day training by DOLE trainers has Mr. Lito L. Brizuela, Occupational Safety and Health Consultant and Mr. Jose N. Baroc, Jr., Occupational Safety and Health Practitioner, held at the DPWH Conference Room.

The Department of Public Works and Highways’ contractors request for the holding of said training guide OSH Program is the requirement of contractors in the implementation of projects in the department in compliance of DOLE’s Department Order No. 13 Series of 1998, or the DOLE Guidelines Governing the Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction Industry, and Department Order No. 19, Series of 1993, or the DOLE Guidelines Governing the Employment of Workers in the Construction Industry.

Topics concerning basic safety concept, unsafe act and condition, construction site premises assessment, construction machineries, and industrial hygiene safety are discussed extensively to the participants.

The BOSH Trainers are warmly welcomed by the District Engineer Virgilio C. Eduarte and Assistant District Engineer Alvin A. Ignacio who also joined the participants in the training to apprise them of the OSH program being the approving authority for concurrence of DOLE.