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DOLE holds free online BOSH Training for Safety Officers in Quirino

Cabarroguis, Quirino – The DOLE RO2, through its Quirino Field Office (QFO) and in cooperation with the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) Regional Extension Unit (REU) II, conducted a free online Basic Occupational Safety & Health Training for Safety Officer I of MSMEs in the province on September 30 to October 1, 2021. 

The activity was designed to capacitate business establishments on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in their businesses and to address other related issues, points noted during the conduct of routine inspection and joint monitoring by DOLE Labor Inspectors.


The online training is the first among DOLE Field Offices in the region and has benefited a total of over 100 participants.

For the duration of the webinar, participants were requested to use desktop, laptop or mobile phone equipped with webcam to monitor participants’ involvement in the course of the training.

Among the topics covered include: Introduction to OSH, General Concepts on OSH, Definition of Terms with examples, Salient features of OSH Legislations, Administrative OSH Requirements discussed by Ms. Laura B. Diciano, QFO Head; Basic Safety Rules and Measures, Hazards Identification, Risk Assessment and Control (HIRAC), Workplace Emergency Preparedness by Engr. Karen Matusalem, Head of the OSHC REU II; Control and Management of COVID-19 in the Workplace by Ms. Arcely Parallag, Sr. LEO; Department Order 224, Series of 2021 by Engr. Sharina Lumabao, FNLI-LEO III; and Employees’ Compensation Program by Ms. Remedios Andrada, Information Officer II.

BOSH for SOI is a 10-hour basic safety course approved by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the OSHC. It aims to provide participants with basic knowledge and skills on identifying safety, health, and environmental hazards; determining appropriate control measures, and developing and implementing OSH policies and programs. ###

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