(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 23 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,265 km East of Central Luzon (17.7°N, 133.9°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Central and Southern Luzon. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY TROPICAL DEPRESSION LOCATION: 1,775 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON (25.5°N, 138.4°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 45 KM/H NEAR THE CENTER GUSTINESS: UP TO 55 KM/H MOVEMENT: NORTHWESTWARD AT 25 KM/H . Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE & DINAGAT ISLANDS Weather Condition: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. Caused by: Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms Impacts: Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms FORECAST WIND & COASTAL WATER CONDITIONS: Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE, SIARGAO ISLANDS & DINAGAT ISLANDS Wind Speed: Slight to Moderate Wind Direction: Southwest to West Coastal Waters: Slight to Moderate / (0.6 to 2.1 meters OVER SURIGAO CITY: Maximum Temperature: 02:00 PM Yesterday ------ 34.9°C Minimum Temperature: 02:00 AM Today ------- 23.6°C Maximum Relative Humidity: 02:00 AM Today --- 88% Minimum Relative Humidity: 02:00 PM Yesterday ---- 54% TIDES: (Courtesy of NAMRIA) High Tide: 07:45 AM Today = 1.1 m Low Tide: 04:31 PM Today = 0.1 m Sunrise: Today: 05:27 AM Sunset: Today: 05:34 PM



Tuesday, September 6, 2022

DOLE prioritizes BOSH Trainings for MSMEs in AgSur

BUTUAN CITY – Some sixty-five employees and employers in Agusan del Sur underwent training on Basic Occupational Safety and Health (BOSH) for Safety Officer I at Mabe’s Savory Place, Barangay 1, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur. 

The participants were establishments from Low-Risk Safety Classification mostly composed of Multi-Branches, Lending Corporation, Retail and Wholesale, Stall Meat Shop, Banking and Finance, Cooperatives and Food Products as per strict implementation of Republic Act 1105, or the Occupational Safety and Health  Law.

The activity was facilitated by the Department of Labor and Employment Agusan del Sur Field Office (DOLE ADSFO) with the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) Caraga and Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) Caraga.

Topics on OSH and its legislation, Safety, and Health Hazards and Control Measures, Emergency Preparedness, Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Control (HIRAC), COVID-19 Safety, 7S of Good Housekeeping, and Wage Distortion were discussed during the training by speakers: DOLE ADSFO Head Maximo C. Magallen, OSHC-Caraga Engr. II Christian Lee Jaguit, RTWPB Caraga Board Secretary Earl De La Victoria, and RTWPB Caraga Supervising LEO Cornelius Mahinay.  

Emmanuel A. Barreto of Kusina De Grasya, expressed his gratitude as one of the event's participants, “Ako nagapasalamat sa DOLE, OSH ug RTWPB, sa paghatag ug higayun ug pag facilitate na makaattend aning training kay nahibaloan naku unsay buhatun sa pag determine sa safety ug hazards sa among kumpanya, ug para maka comply mi sa OSH na inspection findings. Daghang salamat (I’m thankful to DOLE, OSH, RTWPB for giving us the opportunity to attend this training for us to learn how to manage situations and determine the safety and hazards of our company so that we could also comply with the OSH inspection findings),” he said.

The DOLE ADSFO continues the OSH training initiative in the province to facilitate the certification of establishment representatives as Safety Officers and “OSH CHAMPIONS”. (DOLE-Agusan del Sur/PIA-Agusan del Sur)