The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued an advisory requiring all establishments to submit a Work Accident and Illness Report or WAIR COVID-19 report through the DOLE Establishment Report System. The report is due every 30th of the month with or without COVID-19 cases in the workplace.
Additionally, DTI-DOLE released a Joint Memorandum Circular No. 20-04-A regarding this protocol in DOLE’s website. Also, The report stressed necessary workplace safety measures such as:
- Psychosocial support given to employees through partnership with accredited health facilities
- Work-life balance for employees by proper scheduling of activities.
- Company policies aligned with public health standards.
Additionally, everyone must distance themselves from each other at least 1 meter apart and wear face masks at all times.
Apart from these, they require frequent handwashing and disinfection of work stations and common areas.
DOLE also discourages sharing of personal items. They encourage BP) companies to set up proper visual signages to promote proper hygiene.
Tahche Outsourcing Services, Inc. is regularly filing the WAIR COVID-19 report as part standard health protocols in the workplace.
Cebu City, Tahche’s flagship office in the Philippines is currently under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) until May 14 and has reported a downward trend in the number of COVID-19 cases for the month of April.
For business growth opportunities in Cebu City, please contact Tahche at +1 347-467-1066. Tahche is one of the leading outsourcing companies in the Philippines and the U.S. creating high-level offshore teams to move businesses forward.