Mandatory 8-Hour Safety and Health Seminar For All Workers (MESH)
Mandatory 8-Hour Safety and Health Seminar For Workers Overview
What is the Mandatory 8-Hour Safety and Health Seminar for Workers?
The Mandatory 8-hour Safety and Health Seminar for Workers in the Philippines is a government-mandated training program that aims to provide workers with the necessary knowledge and skills to identify and prevent workplace hazards and accidents.
It is a comprehensive seminar that covers various topics such as safety precautions, health and sanitation, emergency response, and labor laws. This program is applicable to all workers in the Philippines, including regular employees, and contractual workers.
Participants of this training are expected to apply their learnings in their respective workplaces to create a safer and healthier working environment for themselves and their colleagues.
The seminar is recognized and acknowledged by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and is required for workers.
Through this training, workers become more knowledgeable and equipped to prevent workplace incidents, leading to higher efficiency, productivity, and safety in the workplace.
The 8 Hours Mandatory Training (MESH) is the prescribe Basic OSH Training Course for employees pursuant to Section 3 (n) of RA 11058 and Section 3 (v) of O 198-18.
Certificate of Completion will be given to the students who completed the prescribed training and successfully pass the examination.
What are the Objectives of MESH Training
1. To be able to express appreciation on OSH and recognize the importance of various data and legislation relating to OSH.
2. To be able to understand, learn and discuss basic concepts of OSH towards an effective OSH implementation in the workplace.
3. To be able to recognize safety hazards and appropriate safety measures in their workplace.
4. To be able to perform risks/hazards assessment, evaluation and recommend measures of control.
5. To be able to know how to respond in workplace emergencies and participate during conduct of emergency drills.
6. To be able to identify the prescribed administrative requirements and express commitment to OSH.