Iohsad Philippines joined thousands of workers in the Global Day of Action for Philippine Workers Resistance last November 30. The workplace safety group joined the call for jobs, health and safety and labor rights protection to all workers.
We cannot put our lives and future in the government’s bloody and incompetent hands. We should strengthen our calls for mass testing and protection for all frontline health workers now.
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:
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]