Workplace Safety

29 Mar 2020 – 8 killed After Philippine Plane Bursts Into Flames

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on May 14, 2020

8 killed After Philippine Plane Bursts Into Flames

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Safe return to work: Guide for employers on COVID-19 prevention

Published by rudy Date posted on May 12, 2020

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PH health workers with coronavirus breach 2,000 mark

Published by rudy Date posted on May 12, 2020

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Male security guards and construction workers at highest risk of dying from coronavirus

Published by rudy Date posted on May 11, 2020

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‘OSHA to shield workers from Covid-19’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 11, 2020

By Jovee Marie de la Cruz, Businessmirror, 11 May 2020 Leaders of the House of Representatives called on the national government to strictly implement the Republic Act (RA) 11058, or the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Act (OSHA), to protect workers when they return to work as businesses reopen.

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In the workplace

Published by rudy Date posted on May 8, 2020

By Rey Elbo, Business World, 8 May 2020 It appears to me that the authorities have not issued any specific guidelines for companies that may be affected by the pandemic after the lifting of the lockdown. No, we are not talking about financial assistance, but how do we ensure that our workers and managers are…

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Workplace safety and health standards during Covid-19

Published by rudy Date posted on May 7, 2020

By Gerardo Maximo Francisco, Manila Times, 7 May 2020 At some point, the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) still in effect in many areas in the Philippines will be downgraded by the government to the level of a general community quarantine (GCQ). Hopefully, this vital decision to shift to a GCQ will be made circumspectly and…

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COVID-19 and the new meaning of safety and health at work

Published by rudy Date posted on May 6, 2020

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Virus-infected medical frontliners in Philippines rise to 1,819

Published by rudy Date posted on May 5, 2020

by Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com), 5 May 2020 MANILA, Philippines — The number of people from the healthcare sector infected with the new coronavirus rose to 1,819 Tuesday, the Department of Health said.

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Rules set to keep workplace COVID-free

Published by rudy Date posted on May 2, 2020

by Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star), 2 May 2020 MANILA, Philippines — With some factories expected to resume soon, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) yesterday released guidelines on how to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the workplace.

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Over 1,500 health workers in PH contract COVID-19; 232 recover, 32 die

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2020

by Daphne Galvez, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29 Apr 2020 MANILA, Philippines — More than 1,500 healthcare professionals in the country have been confirmed to have the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), of which 232 were able to recover while 32 succumbed to the disease.

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ITUC Global COVID-19 Survey: Global gaps in adequate provision of PPE and preparation of safe workplaces to protect workers from spread of Covid-19 in spotlight

Published by rudy Date posted on April 28, 2020

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The COVID-19 crisis may lead to mental health issues for many workers

Published by rudy Date posted on April 28, 2020

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Health workers dying in battle — our bittersweet wound in the pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on April 27, 2020

24 doctors, 6 nurses  have already died during the Covid-19 crisis while in the line of duty

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Building a robust mental health policy for workplaces in the Philippines in a Covid-19 world

Published by rudy Date posted on April 23, 2020

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2 Davao hospital employees die of COVID

Published by rudy Date posted on April 16, 2020

by Edith Regalado (The Philippine Star ), 16 Apr 2020 DAVAO, Philippines — Two employees of the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) in Davao City have died of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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How leaders can foster good mental health for those working from home

Published by rudy Date posted on April 14, 2020

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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on April 11, 2020

Twenty-four workers were killed, two workers were injured, in four* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-April 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, one in a construction area, one medevac airplane incident. *Fifteen doctors died working in different hospitals fighting CoVid-19. Three…

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10 Apr 2020 – Two more frontliners die from COVID-19

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on April 11, 2020

  Mandaluyong hospital’s chief nurse passes away due to COVID-19 via Inquirer Mobile: http://inqm.news/axgn Ospital ng Paranaque’s Dr. Ephraim Neal Orteza succumbs to COVID-19 via Inquirer Mobile: http://inqm.news/axgs

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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on March 31, 2020

Sixteen workers were killed, two workers were injured, in three* serious workplace incidents in the Philippines in January-March 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, one in a construction area. *Thirteen doctors died working in different hospitals fighting CoVid-19. There are no specific media…

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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on March 31, 2020

FLASH: Construction worker, patay nang mahulog sa ginagawang pozo negro sa Pulanlupa, Las Piñas | via RH27 DZRH NEWS @dzrhnews Mar 2, 2020 @nochecacas #DZRHat80

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29 March 2020 – Twelve Filipino doctors have died fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, an official of the Philippine Medical Association said Sunday.

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on March 30, 2020

  29 March 2020 – Twelve Filipino doctors have died fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, an official of the Philippine Medical Association said Sunday.

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‘Workers covered by COVID-19 compensation’

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on March 6, 2020

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), 6 Mar 2020 MANILA, Philippines — The Employees Compensation Commission (ECC) said the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be considered work-related illness and thus compensable.

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Italian trade union secures rights for shop workers in face of coronavirus

Published by rudy Date posted on March 3, 2020

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FLASH: Construction worker, patay nang mahulog sa ginagawang pozo negro sa Pulanlupa, Las Piñas | via RH27

Published by rudy Date posted on March 2, 2020

FLASH: Construction worker, patay nang mahulog sa ginagawang pozo negro sa Pulanlupa, Las Piñas | via RH27 @nochecacas #DZRHat80 pic.twitter.com/Qdmf1EkECO — DZRH NEWS (@dzrhnews) March 2, 2020

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More employers and workers embrace flexible work arrangements in the time of COVID-19

Published by rudy Date posted on March 2, 2020

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Two workers were killed, two workers were injured, in two serious workplace incidents in the Philippines in January-February 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse. THere was no accident monitored in January.

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on March 1, 2020

Two workers were killed, two workers were injured, in two serious workplace incidents in the Philippines in January-February 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse. THere was no accident monitored in January.

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1 patay matapos mabagsakan ng sako-sakong asukal sa Negros Occidental

Published by rudy Date posted on February 23, 2020

1 patay matapos mabagsakan ng sako-sakong asukal sa Negros Occidental Isang kargador ang namatay habang dalawa ang sugatan nang madaganan sila ng sako-sakong asukal sa storage area ng isang milling company

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DOLE prohibits discrimination against workers with mental health condition

Published by rudy Date posted on February 17, 2020

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – February 17, 2020 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Terminating an employee due to his or her mental health condition is now prohibited, as long as the condition does not interfere with the performance of the job or affect the safety of others, according to a new order issued…

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Businesses putting in place measures vs coronavirus

Published by rudy Date posted on February 16, 2020

by Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star) – 16 Feb 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Businesses are putting in place precautionary measures in the workplace to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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