The DOLE Bureau of Working Conditions in coordination with 3M Philippines organized two batches of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Technical Training and Exchange for the Bureau staffs and Labor Laws Compliance Officers (LLCOs) on June 5, 2017 for the Luzon batch and on June 7, 2017 for the Visayas and Mindanao batch.

In connection with this, Administrative Order No. 175-17 was issued on 02 May 2017 by no less than the Secretary of Labor, Silvestre H. Bello, III.

The participants are LLCOs from the Regions who were recommended by their respective Regional Directors. The numbers of LLCOs per Region were determined based on the total number of LLCOs actively conducting assessments and technical safety inspections.

The speakers of this training are experts from Singapore who will provide detailed lecture on PPEs. The objectives of this training are to render training on the use/choice of PPEs according to the different industries and occupational hazards for protection of all workers from accidents and exposures to chemicals  and other hazards.