As part of its commemoration of the International Workers’ Memorial Day (April 28 : a day to remember those who died due to work), the Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development (www.IOHSAD.org) released its annual report on work-related deaths and injuries in the Philippines. The research surveyed several online news sites. read full article »
The Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Developments have prepared various activities to commemorate Workers Memorial Day, a day to remember those who died due to work and to keep fighting for a safer and humane workplace.
On this day, April 28, people across the globe gather to commemorate Workers Memorial Day: a day to remember those who died due to work. As one of the contribution, the Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development (www.IOHSAD.org) is releasing the 2011 Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Statistics. read full article »
“The workplace remains a very dangerous environment for workers as the year 2009 registered 331 work-related deaths, with 427 workers injured in the same period.” This was the statement made today by Noel Colina, Executive Director of the Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development (IOHSAD), a non-stock, non-profit, non-governmental organizations promoting occupational health and safe read full article »
Workers, NGO's and artist here in Cebu are now in Day 3 of project “Paint the Town Red”, a pursuit to create a graffiti piece to commemorate Workers Memorial Day scheduled on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. The massive graffiti is located at R.Duterte St., Banawa, Cebu City and will cover a 3-story high, 50-foot wide wall. This activity is part of worldwide events under the theme “Unions Make Work Safer” and “Ban Asbestos Use Now” aimed to underscore the need for a safer work environment for all workers, along with the need for an immediate ban on the use of Asbestos here in the Philippines and the rest of the world. read full article »