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Occupational Safety and Health Management and Work Environment Improvement

November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

₱6000 – ₱8000


Developing a safe and friendly working environment for employees is one of the most important things that managers should have in a company. Based on the recently passed OSH Law, each and every establishment is required to have an OSH practitioner in its workplace. One of the main tasks of an OSH practitioner is to increase workers’ productivity by improving their working environment.

The Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) in partnership with the Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships (AOTS) Japan is conducting a 2-day program that is designed to help participants to understand Japanese OSH best practices that they may use and apply in their workplaces. The program shall also give participants the necessary knowledge and understanding on issues surrounding work environment improvement.


Program objectives:

At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

    • Understand Japanese trends in managing Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in companies;
    • Find solutions on problems concerning OSH management;
    • Learn how to involve workers with OSH activities/ programs to improve work environment; and
    • Utilize OSH management by observing other company’s best practices.




Morning session (9:00-12:00)

Afternoon session (1:00-5:00)



Nov. 12


Registration: 8:30 – 9:00


Opening Ceremony: 9:00 – 9:30


Lecture: 9:30 – 12:00

OSH Experience in Japan and Asia
International Trends in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)


Influence of industry 4.0 to the OSH

Factory Visit:  1:00


Check List Exercise


Group Work on Working Conditions of the Factory Visited



Nov. 13


Lecture: 9:00 – 12:00


Effective ways of Workplace Improvement (Materials Handling, Workstation Design, Teamwork Environment)


Workshop: 1:00 – 4:30


Group Work on Effective Ways of Workplace Improvement


Action Plan


Evaluation of the Seminar


Closing Ceremony: 4:30 – 5:00


Learning Methodologies:

    • Lecturettes
    • Workshops
    • Company visits
    • Discussion


Qualification of participants:

  • Participants between the age of 23 to 65 years
  • Physically and mentally fit to undergo an intensive training program and be able to attend all the scheduled lectures for two days
  • Have a good command of both written and spoken English
    *Limited Slots Only (max. of 40pax)


Subject matter expert:


Etsuko Yoshikawa graduated from Tokai University Junior College of Nursing and Medical Technology in 1994, and Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Tokai University in 2000. She completed a master’s course of a Graduate School of Health Sciences, Tokai University in 2002 and a doctor’s course of Graduate School of Nursing Science, St. Luke’s International University in 2015. She became a Certified Occupational Health Nurse, certified by the Japan Society for Occupational Health (JSOH) in 2005 and Senior professional, Senior Occupational Health Nurse (PHN) certified by the JSOH in 2016.

She is now Associate professor of Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing, and also serves in the Research fellow of The Ohara Memorial Institute for Science of Labour (ISL) concurrently. Her major areas of interests are research and practices for practical improvements in workplace environment and working conditions in terms of occupational safety and health. She also joins working in technical cooperation projects in Asian countries, she contributes to developing training packages by participatory approaches for work improvements in small enterprises and in health care settings.


Register today and avail our early bird discount:

A 10% discount will be given if payment is received 7 days before the course commences. Payment on-site and walk-in participants will pay the regular fee.





November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am
November 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
₱6000 – ₱8000
Event Categories:


ECOP Training


Paseo Premiere Hotel
Santa Rosa Business Park, Greenfield City, Don Jose
Sta. Rosa, Laguna 4026 Philippines
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