OSHNET-NegOr to hold training on occupational safety, health

By Roi Lomotan

NEGROS ORIENTAL (PIA) – The Occupational Safety and Health Network (OSHNET) – Negros Oriental, the training arm of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), will hold two OSH trainings this month.

On September 14 to 18, OSHNET will conduct a training on Constructional Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) at Manhattan Suites Inn, Dumaguete City.

Meanwhile, on September 21 to 25, OSHNET will hold a training on Basic Occupational Safety and Health (BOSH) also on the same venue.

Said trainings are required by DOLE as part of accreditation of designated safety officers in establishments.

Attendane to the trainings is also a compliance to OSH standards in workplaces as mandated by law.

OSHNET is inviting building officials, building inspectors, contactors, interested private individuals, and representatives from local government units in the province to attend the trainings.

Engr. Renato Infante, president of OSHNET-Negros Oriental, said in a Kapihan forum yesterday that BOSH trainings are for companies with non-hazardous workplace like hotels, broadcast stations, retail establishments, and other companies that are not involved in construction business.

On the other hand, the COSH training is a course designated for those who are involved in the construction sector.

Infante disclosed that these trainings take forty hours or five days to complete.

For more inquiries, interested individuals or agencies may contact DOLE provincial office at 226-2778 and 225-4362. (rmn/ral/PIA7-Negros Oriental/This article was first published at PIA website on Sept. 10, 2015)

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