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  1. OSH SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES Occupational Safety and Health Center

  2. OSH System in the Philippines At the end of this session, participants will be able to: • discuss the OSH system in the country and its components; • discuss the key laws and policies to implement OSH system in the country; • Identify the stakeholders in the OSH system

  3. PREVENTION ENFORCEMENT EO 307 (OSHC) Admin. Code, 1987 COMPENSATION REHABILITATION P.D. 626 (ECC) UPDATING of Health and Safety Standards & Other Related OSH Policies Admin. Code 1987 OSH System In DOLE (Who are Involved?)

  4. Government Agencies NGOs, Labor & Employer Groups DOH PCOM/OHNAP LGUs ECOP/PMAP DENR Dept. of Agriculture TUCP/FFW DTI ASPPI/WSO OSH System in the Phils. Dep. Ed. DSWD DOT DOTC Academe DOE,NEDA DOST,DAR UP CPH UP SOLAIR DLSU, PLM,etc

  5. The DOLE is the lead agency of the government in charge in the administration and enforcement of laws, policies, and programs on occupational safety and health. (Legal basis: Presidential Decree No. 442) LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

  6. OSH LAWS & ISSUANCES Book IV, Title I – Medical, Dental and Occupational Safety Occupational Safety and Health Standards, (OSHS)1978

  7. A set of mandatory rules on OSH which codifies all safety orders. Patterned after the Standards of other developed countries Objective: protection of workers from occupational risks and hazards Coverage: all workplaces, except safety in mines OSH Standards

  8. Salient Features ofOSH STANDARDSand Some Administrative Rules

  9. Selected OSHS Provisions • Coverage and Scope Rule 1001 • Duties of Employers and Workers Rule 1005 • Hazardous Workplaces Rule 1013 • Imminent Danger Rule 1012.02 • Registration Rule 1020 • Training of Personnel on OSH Rule 1030 • Health and Safety Committee Rule 1040 • Accident/Illness Report Rule 1050 • OH and Environment Control Rule 1070 • Personal Protective Equipment Rule 1080 • Authority of Local Government Rule 1980 • Penal Provisions Rule 1990

  10. Rule 1000. General Provisions Objective : to protect every man against injury, sickness or death Scope : applies to all places of employment Except : mines

  11. Rule 1000. General Provisions Duties of Employers • Furnish safe and healthful working conditions • Give job safety instruction • Comply with OSHS • Use approved safety devices Duties of Workers • Cooperate with management • Report unsafe condition • Use all safe devices

  12. Hazardous Workplaces • Exposure to dangerous environmental elements, contaminants or work conditions • Construction work, logging, fire-fighting, mining, quarrying, blasting, stevedoring, dock work, deep sea fishing and mechanized farming • Manufacture or handling of explosives and pyrotechnic products • Use or exposure to power driven or explosive materials • Exposure to biological agents as bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, nematodes and other parasites

  13. Imminent Danger • A condition or practice that could reasonably be expected to cause death or serious physical harm before abatement under the enforcement procedure can be accomplished.

  14. Rule 1020 - Registration • Shall be free of charge • Use DOLE-BWC-IP-3 form • Valid for lifetime except : • - change in business name • - change in location • - change in ownership • - re-opening after previous closing.

  15. Rule 1030 – Training of Personnel on OSH • Amended by D.O. 16, S. 2001 • Recognizes that OSH personnel have fields of specialization • Sets requirements, duties of OSH personnel: • - OSH practitioner • - OSH consultant • - OSH training organization • - OSH consulting organization • Accreditation of safety practitioners now lie with the Regional Offices

  16. Rule 1040. Health & Safety Committee • Plans and develops accident prevention program • Directs implementation of programs • Conducts safety meetings at least once a month • Reviews reports of inspections, accident investigations, & implementation of programs • Provides OSH trainings for staff

  17. OSH STANDARDS RULE 1040 - Health and Safety Committee

  18. Rule 1050. Notification & Keeping of Records of Accidents and/or Illnesses • Accidents/illnesses must be reported to the DOLE Regional Office every month; • Basis of accident trends • Is not admissible in court

  19. OSH STANDARDS RULE 1050 - RULE 1050 - Notification & Keeping of Accident and/or Occupational Illnesses

  20. Rule 1070. Control of Physical & Chemical Agents • Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) • Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs) • Work Environment Measurements (WEM) should be done annually • Refer to M.C. #1, s. 2000

  21. Rule 1080. Personal Protective Equipment • Every employer should furnish workers with PPE at his own expense; • Of approved design; • Deductions for loss or damage should not exceed 20% of weekly wage.

  22. OSH STANDARDS REQUIRED REPORTS UNDER RULE 1960

  23. Penal Provisions* • Fine from P 1,000.00 to P 10,000.00; • Imprisonment of not less than three (3) months; • Both fine and imprisonment; and • Aliens can be deported. * From the LCP

  24. Recent DOLE Issuances • D.O. 13- 98 –Construction Safety • D. O. 16 - 01- Rule 1030 • D. O. 53-03 -Drug-free Workplace • D. O. 57-04 – New Labor Standards Enforcement • Framework • D.O. 73-05- TB Prevention at the Workplace • D. C. 01-08 – OSH in Call Centers

  25. D. O. 57-04 – New LSEF • Self-Assessment checklist • - cos. w/ at least 200 workers • - unionized cos. w/ CBAs • Inspection • - workplaces w/ 10-199 workers • Advisory Services • - those w/ < 10 workers • - registered as BMBEs

  26. Zero AccidentProgram Flagship program on work safety & health

  27. Zero Accident Program • Advocacy- esp. GKK • Capability building • Networking • Voluntary compliance • Productivity Link-Up

  28. PREVENTION ENFORCEMENT EO 307 (OSHC) Admin. Code, 1987 COMPENSATION REHABILITATION P.D. 626 (ECC) UPDATING of Health and Safety Standards & Other Related OSH Policies Admin. Code 1987 OSH System In DOLE (Who are Involved?)