(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 23 May 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Tuesday, 26 September 2023

Safety officer training strengthens workplace safety in SurSur

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur – A total of 130 individuals recently attended the training on Safety Officer 1 at Gold Bar and Grill, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur.

The activity bolstered workplace safety within the province of Surigao del Sur, as spearheaded by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Surigao del Sur Field Office (SDSFO) , and the Tandag City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (TCCII).

Engr. Christian Jaguit, officer of the  Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Caraga, and Engr. Rey Dumalaba of DOLE SDSFO facilitated the training and enabled participants to identify workplace hazards, develop safety plans, execute emergency response procedures, fire safety, first aid, and occupational health standards.

Francis Marc O. Ty, TCCII vice president for external affairs, shared that the collaboration between DOLE SDS and TCCII showed a shared commitment to fostering a culture of safety within the local business community saying, “By equipping business owners and representatives with the tools needed to safeguard their employees, this initiative is poised to significantly impact the province’s overall workplace safety landscape."

Johnrel Vallescas, one of the attendees, shared his thoughts that the training represented a long-term investment for both employee welfare and business sustainability where participants emerged not only as advocates for workplace safety, but also as leaders in their respective industries.

The Safety Officer 1 training program, represented a significant step to enhancing workplace safety within the province, and the entire region as well. Indeed, it strengthened individual businesses and laid down the foundation of a safer, more secure, and prosperous community. (DOLE/NGPB, PIA-Surigao del Sur)