The Governing Board
Hon. ROSALINDA DIMAPILIS-BALDOZ
Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment - Chairperson
Hon. CIRIACO A. LAGUNZAD III
Undersecretary of the Department of Labor and Employment - Chairman-Alternate
Hon. BRENDA P. VIOLA
Vice-President of Social Security System (SSS) - Member Designate
Hon. DIONISIO C. EBDANE, JR.
Sr. Vice-President of Government Service and Insurance System (GSIS) - Member Designate
Hon. ALEXANDER A. PADILLA
President and Chief Executive Officer of Philhealth - Department of Health (DOH) Member Designate
Hon. MIGUEL B. VARELA
Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) - Member Designate
Hon. CARLITO P. ROBLE
Labor Representative - Member Designate
Hon. DAVID C. CABANAG, JR
Civil Service Commission (CSC) - Member Designate
Hon. STELLA ZIPAGAN- BANAWIS
Employees Compensation Commission (ECC) - Member Designate
Hon. MA. TERESITA S. CUCUECO, MD, CESO III
Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) - Member Designate
Office of the Executive Director (OED)
Ma. Teresita S. Cucueco, MD, CESO III
Tel Nos.: (632) 928-6727 / (632) 928 6690
The Office of the Executive Director executes the policies and programs formulated by the OSHC Board; plans, directs, coordinates and controls the administrative and technical operations of the OSHC. It also administers the undertaking of researches and studies in all areas of OSH administration and policy. Likewise, it plans, prepares and oversees the implementation of the annual work program of the agency thru the different divisions of the Center and it serves as a link between the Department of Labor and Employment and other governmental and non-governmental agencies and local and international organizations.
Office of the Deputy Executive Director (OED)
Engr. Jose Maria S. Batino
Deputy Executive Director
Tel. No.: (632) 928-6727 / (632) 928 6690
Health Control Division (HCD)
Maria Beatriz Villanueva, MD
Tel. No.: (632) 924-2418 / (632) 928 6738
The Health Control Division focuses on the prevention of work related-illnesses and diseases. It carries out research, studies and consultations in close cooperation with sectoral organizations, agencies and individuals on such issues.
Environment Control Division (ECD)
Engr. Nelia G. Granadillos
Tel. No.: (632) 924-2412 / (632) 928 6755
The Environment Control Division work primarily towards eliminating work environment hazards and their effects. It conducts basic and practical researches to determine the presence of harmful environment contaminants. ECD also carries out work environment measurement to evaluate levels of exposure to chemicals like solvents, heavy metals, toxic gases and physical agents like noise, heat, vibration and illuminations. It also evaluates existing ventilation system and recommends control measures to eliminate hazards.
Safety Control Division (SCD)
Engr. Concepcion T. Sto. Tomas
Tel. No.: (632) 924-2411
The Safety Control Division work primarily for the improvement of workplaces. To this effect, the SCD conducts studies, research and field investigations to prevent work related accidents, improve safety conditions at the workplace and design safety devices and equipment. It also tests Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other safety devices. SCD formulates technical guidelines and testing procedures for performance checks and various industrial machinery. Finally, SCD provides technical assistance to policy-making authorities on the formulation and application of safety rules, regulations and standards.
Training and Public Information Division (TPID)
Ms. Marnie O. Pebrada
Tel. No.: (632) 924-2414 / (632) 9270926
The Training and Public Information Division aims at enhancing knowledge, skills and attitudes on OSH matters among the workers, employers and the general public. It organizes, design and conducts basic, advanced and special courses for medical personnel, supervisors and workers from both the private and government sectors, such as basic occupational safety and course, construction safety; working environment measurement course; course on pneumoconiosis; voluntary protection program (VPP); fire safety; press machine safety.
From 1999 onwards, TPID will start to conduct training on the prevention of STD/HIV/ AIDS; on substance abuse in the workplace, lifestyle related diseases, psychosocial factors and issues at the workplace; safety at home and in school and safety in agriculture and mines.
The TPID also conducts various information dissemination activities such as Regional Public Information Campaigns (RPICs), press conferences, dialogues with different industry or worker groups, news paper advertisement, TV and radio plugs, scientific fora and printed materials. A library service, video dubbing, distribution of safety and health posters and dormitory facilities add to the support that TPID offers to the clients of the Center.
TPID produces tapes and videos for training and information and design posters, brochures and other information materials. Training facilities can accommodate anything from small group meetings to conferences of 500 participants and more.
Finance and Administrative Division (FAD)
Ms. Yolanda G. Reyes
Tel. No.: (632) 9270862
The Finance and Administrative Division performs functions relating to the general administration of the OSHC in terms of financial, manpower and general services requirements for the operation of the Center.