Over 100 stores fail to get safety seal

OVER A hundred applications for safety seals assessed by the Trade department have been denied due to non-compliance with health protocols, its top official said.  Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said the agency assesses retail, hardware, and repair shops, while other departments cover sectors like tourism and government.  The safety seal certification program provides establishments stickers […]

Dining In/Out (06/10/21)

1 of 18 Café Eight Crispy pork belly Mango sago Locally sourced shopping at Robinsons Malls ROBINSONS Malls, through the partnership between Robinsons Malls and Department of Agriculture, presents Locally Sourced V2, a rolling market that will visit select Robinsons Malls nationwide. Aside from a wide variety of fresh vegetables an seafood, this year, Locally […]

Bayer starts project on farmer safety

Bayer Crop Science will start a pilot project in some towns that seeks to encourage farmers to wear personal protective equipment when applying crop protection products.  The agricultural company said the project would give farmers a safety kit consisting of two filter face masks, a pair of nitrile gloves and goggles.  The initiative will be implemented in vegetable-producing areas of Buguias and La Trinidad in Benguet and rice […]

ILO calls for greater investment in workplace safety, health

THE International Labor Organization (ILO) called for greater investment in occupational safety and health (OSH) infrastructure in their national crisis management preparations. In a statement Wednesday, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder said, “There could be no clearer demonstration of the importance of a strong, resilient, occupational safety and health environment. Recovery and prevention will require better […]

DTI to propose P10-B livelihood subsidy for micro businesses

The Trade department said Friday that it is considering making a proposal to establish a livelihood subsidy assistance fund for micro enterprises of at least P10 billion from money authorized under the pending third Bayanihan stimulus law. “P10 billion livelihood subsidy for micro enterprises (formal and informal) would be a good start,” Trade Secretary Ramon […]

Building Sustainable, Safe and Secure Rail Networks with COTS (Commercial-off-the-shelf) Solutions in Asia Pacific

Singapore  / SEAPRWire / April 9, 2021 / –  With nations now much more prepared in dealing with the pandemic with vaccinations, testing, and containment, Asia Pacific is slowly and surely getting its economies back to speed as safely and as expeditiously as possible.  Moving masses through the veins of the cities In many of the Asia […]

ALG Health Receives NIOSH Surgical Rating on Three Of Its American Made N95 Respirators

BRYAN, OH, Feb 15, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – ALG Health announced today that it received National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Surgical N95 approval for three of its Made in the U.S.A. Patriot Masks. The approvals are for the ALG Health Foldable N95 Respirator and both sizes of their Molded N95 Respirators. […]