A total of 37 workers from 29 companies attended the free online 40-hr Basic Occupational Safety and Health Training Course for Safety Officer 2 (BOSH SO2) conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Center – Regional Extension Unit (OSHC-REU) CAR this February 28 to March 4, 2022.

This training aims to equip participants with the basic knowledge and skills on identifying safety, health, and environmental hazards; determining appropriate control measures, and developing and implementing OSH policies and programs in compliance with RA 11058 and DOLE DO No. 198-18.

Beginning last year, REU CAR has been conducting free online BOSH SO1 for financially distressed micro and small enterprises affected by the pandemic. For this year, the 40-hr BOSH SO2 is being offered both for the public and private sectors. This program will continue until the end of 2022.

Interested participants may check the OSHC website – oshc.dole.gov.ph and Facebook Page – Oshc Reu Car for schedules and registration links.

END/Regine B. Blas with inputs from Cha Diongzon