The Gawad Kaligtasan at kalusugan or GKK is an award given by DOLE in recognition of outstanding achievement of establishments and individuals in terms of responding to the safety and health needs of workers, of workplaces and community. 

The “best of the best” – exemplary establishments and individuals – will be recognized as “Gawad Kaligtasan at Kalusugan Champions” for their commendable achievements.

In line with Vision 1 Million Program of the OSHC, the GKK is a major strategy on OSH advocacy at the workplaces that will contribute in upgrading the level of knowledge and competence in the implementation of accident and illness prevention programs. 

Objectives of the GKK

  • To encourage institutions / companies to implement their own safety, health and environment programs and in the process achieve improved quality, productivity and zero accident / illness occurrence in the workplace.
  • To recognize outstanding institutions / companies and individuals who have implemented successful safety and health policies and programs.
  • To promote OSH innovations / improvements / initiatives in micro-enterprises and informal sectors.