A total of 11, 308 new safety officers from 7, 596 companies benefit from the online Basic Occupational Safety and Health (BOSH) for Safety Officer 1 and 40-hr BOSH for Safety Officer 2 training conducted by the OSHC-Regional Extension Units from January to June this year.

Under Section 16 of DOLE Department Order 198-18, all safety and health personnel of establishments are required to undergo the mandatory orientation or training on OSH as prescribed by DOLE.

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

END/C Diongzon-Donato