Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) has devastated millions of lives in the Philippines. Recorded as one of the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines, Yolanda left a string of devastation, with thousands dead and missing and millions affected.
The Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development extends its deepest condelences to the family of Jimmy Remonde, the construction worker who died when a scaffolding in a construction site in Paranaque City collapsed yesterday morning. read full article »
The Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development commends the efforts of Sen. Nancy Binay in filing a bill to give mall workers a 15-minute break every two hours. Legislators of Gabriela Women’s Party in the Lower House have filed similar bills in the past to help workers cope with the ill effects of prolonged standing. Sen. read full article »
“Every worker is an occupational health and safety reporter.” This was the main call of the Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development (IOHSAD) as it opened Litrato Obrero : A Photo Exhibit for Workers' Health and Safety last May 9, 2013 at the historic Plaza Miranda. read full article »
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 »