DOLE names ‘safest companies’ in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, June 16, 2016 (Bicol Standard) – Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and its attached agency the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) has announced its list of companies which offer the safest and healthiest working conditions based on its parameters.

DOLE Bicol OIC regional director Atty. Ma. Karina Perida-Trayvilla
Dubbed the Gawad Kalusugan at Kaligtasan (GKK) Award, it is the highest form of recognition for industries and individuals in safety and health in the region.

For the industry category, the regional awardees were Phil. Geothermal Production Co. Inc (PGPCI); National Grid Corporation (NGCP); Petron Corporation-Legazpi Depot; Coca-Cola FEMSA Phil., Inc. naga Plant; AP Renewables, Inc.-Tiwi Geothermal Plant; DIESCO Sorsogon; Innodata Knowledge Services, Inc., Legazpi City; and Meralco Industrial Engineering Services Corporation.

Four awardees, meanwhile, were named for the individual category: They were: Mr. Rodjel Renan E. Cuebillas of PGPCI,; Victor C. Clet also of PGPCI; Ronald Vincent Garcia of NGCP and Mr. Anselmo M. Puse, Jr., of PGPCI.

The GKK Regional Champions will be representing Bicol at the National Level Awarding which will be held sometime in October this year.

“Getting a GKK award is not just an honor but also a prestige for both the company and its employees,” DOLE Hon. USEC Nicon F. Fameronag said in his keynote address.

Two years ago, Bicol bagged the GKK National Championship.

“Let’s do it again this time,” DOLE Bicol OIC regional director Atty. Ma. Karina Perida-Trayvilla said.

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