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Teresita Somera-Cucueco, MD, MOH, CESO III Executive Director, OSHC

ILO Convention 187
• National Policy • National OSH System • National OSH Program

Labor Employment Plan – OSH Accomplishments Future Actions

national system and national programme.Promotional framework for occupational safety and health Objective: • promote continuous improvement of occupational safety and health by the developmentof a national policy. .

•Right of workers to a safe and healthy working environment Book IV. (OSHS)1978 . Title I – Medical. Dental and Occupational Safety Occupational Safety and Health Standards.

collective agreements where appropriate. .The national system for occupational safety and health shall include among others: • (a) laws and regulations. designated in accordance with national law and practice. responsible for occupational safety and health. • (b) an authority or body. and any other relevant instruments on occupational safety and health. including systems of inspection. and • (d) arrangements to promote. or authorities or bodies. at the level of the undertaking. workers and their representatives as an essential element of workplace-related prevention measures. • (c) mechanisms for ensuring compliance with national laws and regulations. cooperation between management.

D.PREVENTION EO 307 (OSHC) ENFORCEMENT Bureau of Working Conditions DOLE Regional Offices OSH System In DOLE COMPENSATION REHABILITATION P. 626 (ECC) Tripartite Consultations National TIPC Regional TIPC Establishments: CBA/LMCs .

• research on occupational safety and health BWC • a mechanism for the collection and analysis of data on occupational injuries and diseases • support mechanisms for of occupational safety and health in microenterprises. addressing occupational safety and health issues • information and advisory services on occupational safety and health. or bodies.OSHC TIPC • a national tripartite advisory body. in small and mediumsized enterprises and in the informal economy ECC • provisions for collaboration with relevant insurance or social security schemes covering occupational injuries and diseases . • occupational health services in accordance with national law and practice. • the provision of occupational safety and health training.

work-related hazards and risks and promote safety and health in the workplace. and be supported. so far as is reasonably practicable. targets and indicators of progress. be formulated and reviewed on the basis of analysis of the national situation regarding occupational safety and health. by other complementary national programmes and . include objectives. including analysis of the national system for occupational safety and health. contribute to the protection of workers by eliminating or minimizing. where possible.promote the development of a national preventative safety and health culture.

Target/Indicator • LEP Strategy: Sustain dialogues between labor and management on compliance to OSH standards and promotion of OSH programs at the enterprise level. Ensure implementation of gender-responsive OSH programs • LEP Strategy: Intensify campaign on the integration of OSH in local development plans for workers in the informal economy . particularly in industries identifies as Key Employment Generators/industry winners • LEP Strategy: Intensify IEC campaign on OSH standards in hazardous and highly hazardous industries.

Target/Indicator •LEP Strategy: Advocate for the integration of OSH in the secondary and tertiary educational curriculum •LEP Strategy: Ensure implementation of enhanced workplace emergency plans and disaster risk reduction program under the OSH program •LEP Strategy: Intensify workplace health and safety education program towards increasing health consciousness among public and private sector workers and employers •LEP Strategy: Intensify advocacy on Family Welfare Program and DO 102-10 on HIV and AIDS .

.By 2016. all major stakeholders have the capacity and capability to carry-out OSH preventive programs reaching out to the majority of workers in the formal and informal sector in all regions of the country.

structure and programs on OSH. Outcome: Strengthened OSH system. structure and programs encompassing prevention and compensation of workrelated injuries and illnesses. . systems.To achieve harmonized policies.

g. • vulnerable populations (e.g informal sector. women workers. global financial crisis .. young and older workers.extended work hours with less working days) • Conflicting OSH policies from government agencies . productive workers with chronic yet manageable illness) • OSH and climate change issues • OSH in economically challenging situations (e.Regular updating of OSH Standards through DOLE issuances Policies developed through tripartite and multisectoral consultations to address: • emerging hazards and risks.

. GAA and other sources. Outcome: Sustained funding for expanded preventive OSH programs available from the SIF.To raise the level of resources from public and private sectors.

.Policy issuances on the allocation of improved resources for OSH programs at national and local levels. with emphasis on prevention Establishments committed to allocate resources for OSH reflected in surveys and reports For external donors resources mobilized for the vulnerable population.

regional and establishment levels have been strengthened . Outcome 3: Institutional capacities and delivery mechanisms at national.A wider coverage of workers with preventive programs and quality services on occupational safety and health would have been attained.

Social Accountability programs.Government and Partners • Continuous capacity building for clients and stakeholders At national and regional levels: • Regional OSHNetworks providing OSH services Capacity Building OSH Audits OSH examinations Work Environment Measurement At establishment levels: • A significant number of establishments have made work improvements thru ZAP. OSH-WIND. others • WEM and other OSH services done by safety and health practitioners . WISE. POSITIVE. TAV.

To increase compliance with OSH policies and Standards Outcome: A sustained improvement in compliance to OSH Standards and related policies and laws .

AMR Results of recording.Increased number of establishments reporting under the LSEF with annual increment Updated administrative tools such as WAIR. reporting and notification of workrelated illnesses and accidents regularly available for all stakeholders BITS regular results for non-farming sectors Database of specific programs on prevention A sustained and updated database of programs on employees compensation .

Carry out studies and researches as basis for policy formulation and the design of programs and provision of services Outcome: Knowledge-based policies to support the OSH system and its programs .

attitudes and practices of workers and employers Studies on OSH workplace improvement Evaluation research . risk assessment. hazard evaluation and control etc. Updated list of occupational illnesses Behavioral studies on OSH knowledge.Multisectoral consultations to develop a national research agenda on OSH for 20112016 Case studies on workrelated injuries and illnesses.

Monitoring System • Reporting. Recording and Notification of work- related accidents and illness • Enhanced by the Bureau of Working Conditions and Regional Offices .

Development of OSH Programs • Construction Safety JAO-MOA • DOLE DO 118-2012: Employment and Working Conditions of BUS Drivers and Conductors • Support for OSH training for informal sector workers • Working Conditions in the Maritime Sector .

Development of OSH Policies and Issuances • Specific Occupational Diseases: Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B in the Workplace • Voluntary Code of Good Practice.hospitality. transport. BPOs (Visayas and Mindanao) agriculture etc • Tripartite Compliance Certificate on Labor Standards • Incentivizing Compliance Program – Seal of Excellence . health care.

Partnerships and Networks • OSHNet in all Regions • Regional TIPC and Coordinating Councils • Linkages with Professional Organizations • Inter-Agency Committees • International Linkages.ASEAN-OSHNET. KOSHA. JICA .

agriculture and fisherfolks Engaging Dep Ed and CHED Local Government Response in prioritizing OSH Increasing cases of Occupational Diseases Efficient and effective reporting system of injuries and illness . Other transport groups. BPOs/Call Centers.Coverage of other sectors • Government.

Zero Accident Program Flagship program on work safety & health .