How workers can fight the novel coronavirus at the workplace

February 7, 2020

We encourage all workers especially members of health and safety committees and/or safety officers to lead in promoting awareness and monitoring developments about the novel coronavirus. Here are some suggestions on how to keep workers safe and healthy at all times:

Youth for OSH Rights

February 6, 2020

IOHSAD is inspired and excited to be working with Political Science students of UP Manila in our research and advocacy projects for the first half of 2020. We are grateful to UP Professor JM Lanuza for trusting us to be part of their National Service Training Program (NSTP) class this semester. We are looking forward […]

The Adventures of TIN TIN : Manggagawa, Unyonista, Aktibista

December 10, 2019

Siya si Christine o Tin Tin sa kanyang mga kasamahan at kaibigan. Balingkinitan, simple, madalas t-shirt, maong at baseball cap ang pormahan. Hindi mo aakalaing ang 23 taong gulang na kababaihang manggagawang ito ay isa sa mga pinakamasigasig at maaasahang lider ng Pepmaco Workers Union (PWU-NAFLU-KMU). Tulad sa unyon, maaasahan ding anak si Tin Tin […]

Justice for Bhopal! Solidarity with the Bhopal people!

December 5, 2019

IOHSAD Philippines and Pepmaco workers join the people of Bhopal in their fight for justice. We stand with the victims and survivors of the Bhopal tragedy in their fight for justice and corporate accountabilitiy. The Bhopal chemical gas leak is considered as the world’s worst industrial disaster. Thousands of people were killed on that tragic […]

35 years – Still no Justice Justice for Bhopal Victims

December 4, 2019

The Asian Network for the Rights of Occupational and Environmental Victims (ANROEV), India Ban Asbestos Network (iBAN) and Occupational and Environmental Health Netowrk India (OEHNI) express its deep sadness and outrage at continuing denial of justice to the victims of gas tragedy which took place in Bhopal on 3 December 1984. For 35 years, the […]

Pepmaco Workers Need Your Help

December 4, 2019

We are calling all doctors, medical professionals and OSH advocates to join us on December 8. IOHSAD will conduct a medical check-up and evaluation among Pepmaco workers in Laguna. Pepmaco workers have suffered from unsafe working conditions for years. They have been exposed to hazardous chemicals and poor working conditions that have affected their overall […]

IOHSAD stands against Senate Bill 1571 or the Alternative Working Arrangement Bill

May 21, 2019

The Senate approved SB 1571 or the Alternative Working Arrangement Bill on third and final reading with a unanimous 17-0 vote last May 20 as it resumed session after the elections. This bill allows employers to adjust the workers’ 48 hours work per week requirement. IOHSAD strongly opposes Senate Bill 1571 because it institutionalizes flexible […]

UP Manila students join Workers’ Memorial Day 2019 Commemoration

May 14, 2019

UP Manila Political Science students expressed their solidarity with the workers in their campaign for safer workplaces in the country during this year’s commemoration of Worker’s Memorial Day. The students with IOHSAD’s guidance, conducted a research about hazardous chemicals in workplaces and its effects on workers’ health. They interviewed workers from different companies who are […]