A total of 1, 044 new safety officers from 722 companies benefitted from the 31 batches of free online Basic Occupational Safety and Health (BOSH) for Safety Officer 1 training course conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Center – Regional Extension Units this January.

Under the DOLE Department Order 198 series of 2018, all establishments are required to designate safety officer/s to undergo the necessary mandatory and other OSH-related training to ensure compliance with the provisions of the OSH standards.

All OSHC training is conducted online in compliance with the minimum public health standards during this time of the pandemic.

The OSHC will continue to offer free mandatory and specialized training courses for workers in the micro, small and medium enterprises this 2022. All training schedules and registration links are posted on the OSHC website – www.oshc.dole.gov.ph – and official Facebook page – @Occupational Safety and Health Center.

END/C Diongzon