CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND HEALTH
The Safety Portal

Construction Accident in Makati City

Construction Safety and Health is one of the cornerstones of a professionalized construction industry. DOLE Department Order No. 13 sets the basis for the duties and obligations of all contractors towards construction site safety as well as safety education required for the construction industry professionals and labor force. In these pages PCA Metro will provide links to relevant content including Legislation and Departmental Issuances forming the basis of site safety requirements. This portal is intended to become an information super-highway for the advancement of site safety practices and an accident free industry.

Awareness | Info

In order that construction sites may become safe workplaces, it is necessary that a culture of safety first be instilled among contractors. Through this portal the efforts made in this regard will be highlighted.

Helpdesk | Forum

This portal has a Public Assistance Helpdesk, a FAQ section as well as a Forum to provide guidance and invite interaction in order to explain safety requirements and measures.


Safety First
Who may construct under a Construction Safety and Health Program? DOLE Department order No. 14 of 1998 (DOLE DO 13) is clear in this regard when it makes a PCAB license part of the requirements of approval of a CSHP. It goes even further when it stipulates in Section 19 more >>
Fri, Apr 04, 2014
Construction Safety in the Philippines
Who is responsible for a Construction Safety and Health Program (CSHP)? Some say it is the general contractor, others, the Construction Project Manager, others the Safety Officer and others, the project owner or developer. In fact, all, and even more individuals or entities, are in one or more ways responsible more >>
Sun, Mar 30, 2014
Construction Safety in the Philippines
All construction workers must undergo safety orientation as a prerequisite of being deployed at any construction site. Section 12.2 of DOLE Deparetment Order No. 13 of 1998 (DOLE DO 13) provides as follows: “No person shall be deployed in a construction site unless he has undergone a safety and health awareness more >>
Sat, Mar 22, 2014
Construction Safety in the Philippines
A new law for construction safety is proposed by the Department of Labor and Employment to replace the existing Construction Occupational Safety and Health Guidelines currently embodied in DOLE Department Order No 13 of 1998 (DOLE DO 13). This is seen to be a positive move in order to ensure more >>
Sun, Mar 16, 2014
Safety First
The 1st quarter NCR OBO Conference (National Capital Region Office of the Building Official Conference) held on 6 February 2014 was a success. The conference was also attended by Officers from NCR LGU Business Permit and Licensing Offices (BPLO). The NCR OBO Conference is an initiative of PCA Metropolitan and more >>
Fri, Mar 07, 2014

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