If you are working as a safety officer and/or engineer, acquiring a Basic Occupational Safety and Health Training (BOSH) certificate is a great way to ensure that you can perform your job better and safer.
What exactly is BOSH? Well to begin with, BOSH is a 5-day training that runs for at least 40 hours. It is a mandatory training imposed by DOLE-BWC for safety officers employed in safety and health departments in the Philippines.
The training covers important aspects dealing with occupational safety and health. This means getting trained regarding existing and potential safety and health hazards in various working environments. It explains crucial safety practices according to the regulations approved by the Philippine government.
The training is composed of different learning tools ranging from workshops and lectures, to role plays and videos, to case studies and site visits.
Those who complete the training not only gain competence for local employment but for it could also be a good thing for those seeking opportunities overseas. It equips them with new knowledge and skills that they can immediately use and apply in real-world settings.
Here are some of the topics covered during a BOSH Training:
- Introductory Concepts
- OSH Situationer
- Basic Principles of Safety
- Occupational Safety
- Housekeeping and Materials Handling and Storage
- Machine Safety
- Electrical Safety
- Fire Safety
- Safety Inspection
- Accident Investigation
- Industrial Hygiene
- Control Measures for OH Hazards
- Occupational Health
- Introduction to Occupational Health
- Specific Occupational Health Programs
- Personal Protective Equipment
- OSH Programming
- Training of Personnel on OSH
- OSH Legislation
- Plant Visit Simulation
- Workshop and Presentation
- RE-entry Planning
If you want to sign up for a BOSH training, you can do so online by visiting the OSHC website. Simply sign up for a new account and you will be able to access the overview and/or syllabus of the training system. You may also download the payment instruction guide from there and have your payment confirmed online when you’re done paying it.
The seminar fee costs about Php 9,500. The amount includes meals, training materials & a Health and Safety diploma.
For more inquiries, you may visit or contact:
Synerquest Management Consultancy Services
Unit 5 IJK 5th floor Crissant Plaza Bldg.,
272 Commonwealth Ave., Old Balara, Quezon City,
You may also check out their Makati Branch located at Buendia Avenue, ITC Building or their Tarlac City Branch at L Square Hotel, Tarlac City.