Mackintosh Corporation held a 1 day Safety orientation for its workers on 22 August 2015. The Safety Orientation was attended by all its workers from all its work sites who had not previously attended this Safety Orientation.
Mackintosh Corporation stands firm in its resolve in instilling a culture of safety among its workers and in the creation of a safe workplace.
The resource speaker was Engr. Joji Valencia , Safety Consultant from Construction Manpower Development Foundation (CMDF) of CIAP/DTI. Engr Valencia authored the seminar standard for this Safety Orientation on behalf of SMDF and as tasked in terms of Joint Administrative Order No. 01, series of 2011 (DTI, DILG, DPWH, DOLE 7 PRC).
Section 12.2 of DOLE Department Order No. 13, series of 1998 requires as follows: “No person shall be deployed in a construction site unless he has undergone a safety and health awareness seminar conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC), BWC and other concerned offices of DOLE or by safety professionals or safety organizations or other institutions DOLE has accredited or recognized. The DOLE in collaboration with constructors shall promote programs for the implementation of these awareness seminars for construction workers”. Joint Administrative Order No. 01, series of 2011 (DTI, DILG, DPWH, DOLE 7 PRC) defines the safety and health awareness seminar as a 1 day (8 hour) Safety Orientation for Construction Workers.