“Chemicals are highly important in many industries and thousands of these used in agriculture, transportation, mining, manufacturing and even in service industries. Workers need to know that handling chemicals is hazardous and that they need to take measures to protect themselves from exposure”, said Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) Executive Director Noel C. Binag, CE.

The OSHC is set to conduct an on-line three-day Seminar on the Safe Use of Chemicals at Work July 20-22, 2021. The training is designed to orient the participants on the different aspects of managing and promoting chemical safety and in developing their capability in implementing solution-oriented approaches on the safe use of chemicals. It will feature discussions on storage and handling, health effects, and classification of chemicals, GHS hazard communications, fire and explosion, waste management, operational control, emergency procedures and management of chemical control program.

This training is open to health and safety officers, industrial hygienists, laboratory analysts, OSH practitioners and consultants, chemical handlers, and personnel handling the development of chemical safety programs who are currently working in the Philippines and who have completed the 40-hour Basic Occupational Safety and Health or Construction Safety and Health Training.

Interested participants may register via the online nomination form in this link: https://tinyurl.com/CSWNomForm for evaluation. Nomination is on a “first come first served” basis. Qualified registrants will be notified of their confirmed slot and will be receiving the link to the Online Registration Form in their provided email address. For any inquiry, you may contact Ms. Annabelle A. Zamudio or Ms. Maria Veronica B. Escobar at the telephone numbers (02) 8924-2412 or 8929-6037 loc. 205 or 207 and through email at ecd.oshc.training@gmail.com.

industrial hygienists, occupational safety and health professionals, and professionals in the fields of chemistry, engineering, acoustics, ergonomics, human factors, and biosafety who have completed the 40-hour Basic Occupational Safety and Health or Construction Safety and Health Training.

END/ DJ Romero