by: Mitchel Raymund B. Lechuga, PA-II

A THREE-DAY compressed training workshop organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Batanes Provincial Science and Technology Center conducted BOSH training to some 50 participants from the province.


BOSH or Basic Occupational Safety and Health is part of the Department of Science and Technology in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment in equipping workers enough capabilities on safety measures in their respective workplace.


“BOSH is a standard safety measure that enhances the capabilities of workers to avoid and or lessen probability of accidents on their respective working place”. Said Sir Joel B. Ello, president and CEO of the PEME Consultancy, Inc., a licensed and accredited OSH consultant of DOLE. Sir Ello, together with sir Leoncio Caldo, Jr, also a member of the PEME Consultancy, Inc., served as trainors during the said training.


BOSH is a preliminary training to acquire Licensed Safety Inspector which is very much needed in the province of Batanes.


During the short but very informative training, the trainors extensively discussed the BOSH outlines, its several uses, partner institutions, previous collaborations with DOST, and introduction to BOSH. Participants were able to sink-in in the said activities.


Workshop participants were MSMEs in the province, LGU engineers, NGAs, Private Business Owners, Teachers, DRRMOs who were trained on Basic Occupational Safety and Health to integrate said training on their respective working place.


The three-day compressed training workshop on BOSH was held on 17-19 April 2018 at the Seaside Training Room, Basco, Batanes.


Said training affirms provincial offices and business establishments’ commitment on Safety measures to all workers in the province.


The BOSH training workshop was done in collaboration with the Provincial Local Government of Batanes headed by Honorable Governor Malou H. Cayco and PEME Consultancy, Inc. The trainors have been involved in numerous trainings locally and internationally on safety measures.

Photo Op with the DOST Secretary during the BOSH training at Batanes Seaside