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Workplace deaths rise: criminalize OSH standards violations now! 

July 19, 2022

Families of workplace accident victims, together with workplace safety group Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development (IOHSAD), joined Gabriela Partylist today in filing House Bill 2126 that seeks to amend the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Law to include criminalization of OSH standards violations. IOHSAD said that imposing stiffer penalties and imprisonment on employers […]

Enough is enough! Criminalize violations of safety and health standards

July 10, 2022

Workplace safety NGO Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development (IOHSAD) urged the government to immediately and decisively act on the alarming number of workplace accidents that has claimed workers’ lives. It also urged Congress to amend RA 11058 or the Occupational Safety and Health Law and include the criminalization of OSH standards violations. IOHSAD raised concerns […]