Safe Workplaces Now

Probe ammonia-related incidents, penalize violators

February 5, 2021

The Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development (IOHSAD) calls on the Labor Department to immediately release results of previous Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) inspections into workplaces involved in three recent ammonia-related incidents, conduct strict investigation into the incidents, and penalize the violators based on the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Law. […]

Skyway accident: govt accountability, OSH reforms needed — IOHSAD

November 23, 2020

The recent Skyway accident further exposes the Duterte government’s longstanding disregard for occupational safety and health (OSH). It also highlights the urgent need to conduct OSH investigation and inspection on all workplaces even under the current community quarantine. The Philippines has had a poor track record in upholding OSH standards, with our compliance rates ranging […]