Workplace safety a priority in the Philippines

On World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022, Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in the Philippines cites workers as drivers of the economy and their protection is a priority. More workers infected by COVID-19 also resulted to less productivity at the national level, leading to economies slowing down including the Philippines.

Date issued: 28 April 2022 | Size/duration: 03:00