FFW said OSHS
inworkplaces is within thejurisdiction of the DOLE's visitorial and enforcement power, but trade unions may be called to participate in investigation and enforcement of laws.
The goal of providing the most complete data possible is the primary objective of OSHS
Maglunsod said the DOLE strictly enforces the OSHS
to avoid another incident like last year when a number of workers were killed in a worksite accident.
During the next few weeks, the Monthly Labor Review will publish a series of papers from the OSHS
workshop on a variety of topics regarding work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities from the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) and Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI).
We are elated that after almost a year of pushing for the passage of the OSHS
bill, we have finally closed the period of interpellation.
He urged Duterte to wield the same political will he used in issuing EO 28 in endorsing pending bills in Congress to criminalize OSHS
1317 or 'An Act Strengthening Compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS
) and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof' that seeks to amend the 41-year old Labor Code of the Philippines which, at present, does not declare unlawful violations of OSHS
There will also be presentations of papers by safety and health professionals and a poster session focused on unique and interesting uses of OSHS
Villanueva, author of the measure and chairperosn of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Development, said the bill, if approved, would amend the 41-year-old Labor Code of the Philippines which, at present, does not declare unlawful violations of OSHS
Other findings include non-compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Standards as the companys contractors lack with personal protective equipment (PPE) such as harness, hard hat, safety shoes, and warning devices; lack of trained safety personnel, OSH nurse, trained first-aider and DOLE accredited practitioner; non-presentation of OSH policies, and non-submission of OSHS
8) A comparison of the annual injury rates from the OSHS
and the NLSY79 indicates that the overall injury rates are lower in the NLSY79.
Industries and occupations have evolved; race and geography classifications have become more detailed and more precise; and new definitions and new medical conditions have entered the OSHS