𝗪𝗘𝗦𝗧𝗘𝗥𝗡 𝗩𝗜𝗦𝗔𝗬𝗔𝗦 - The Occupational Safety and Health Center Regional Extension Unit VI successfully conducted a BOSH training for Safety Officer 1 for the students, faculty and staff of 3 well-known Universities in Region 6, West Visayas State University, Filamer Christian University and Capiz State University last October 21-22, 2021. This training is relevant in educating the students about Occupational Safety and Health and will be useful for their future employment, and to their faculty and staff as well.
The training was empowered and welcomed by the Chief of the Health Control Division of the Occupational Safety and Health Center, Dr. Maria Beatriz G. Villanueva.
"I hope that you will actively participate in this training and learn as much as you can. In your pursuit in broadening, enhancing and strengthening your competence and skills, I hope that you would recognize the networks that are available to you right now… You have amongst you Occupational Safety and Health Advocates, and Networks in region 6 when you talk about enhancing your competent and skills." - Maria Beatriz G. Villanueva.
The training included two special discussions: the Control and Management of Covid-19 in the workplace; and Employees Compensation Program. The training also included a 2-hours training for trainers which was designed to widen the base of qualified and competent OSH trainers and features discussions and skill-building activities in the development, conduct, and management of OSH courses.
The successful collaboration of the Occupational Safety and Health Center and the administration of 3 academe generated a total of 48 New Certified Safety Officers that shall promote the OSH advocacy. During the training, it was decided that the students who completed the training will be the pioneer members of their OSH Networks and shall facilitate OSH activities in their respective educational institutions.