Zamboanga City - the Occupational Safety and Health Center - Regional Extension Unit 9 in partnership with DOLE Zamboanga City Field Office and ZamPen OSHNet IX conducted an OSH Orientation for officers and personnel of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao Command on May 9-10, 2017.  

The orientation aimed to increase awareness and promote workplace safety and health among soldiers. OSHC REU IX Focal, Ms. Ma. Joy Reneeli Espinosa, RN discussed the basic concepts on environmental safety and occupational health giving emphasis on the importance of safety and health committee to ensure effective implementation and monitoring of Safety and Health Programs.

Mr. Makaraya Adil, supervising labor enforcement officer of DOLE  Zamboanga Field Office, discussed the  on OSH situation, unsafe acts and conditions, and personal protective equipment while ZamPen OSHNet IX President, Engr. Eduardo Rivero talked about electrical safety and fire safety.

To facilitate further learning, a workshop on workplace inspection was also conducted.

END/ MJR Espinosa