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DOLE QPO JOINS CHED 4A INSPECTION VISIT IN CANDELARIA AND LUCENA FOR LIMITED F2F CLASSES

On June 4, 2021, the Department of Labor and Employment Quezon Provincial Office (DOLE QPO) represented by its Provincial Head Edwin T. Hernandez and Safety Engineer Maynard D. Lubiano joined the inspection team led by the Commission on Higher Education Region IV-A on its visit to Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation (MSEUF) campuses in Lucena City and Candelaria. The visit was conducted in relation to its application for authority to reopen for limited face-to-face classes on its College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences.

The primary objective of the inspection visit is to determine the compliance of the university to prescribed health protocols especially of their facilities such as their lecture halls, library, medical laboratories and nursing simulation rooms thereby ensuring the health, safety and protection of their enrollees from COVID-19.

According to the Mr. Hernandez, the role of DOLE during the inspection visit is to determine the school’s compliance to Joint Memorandum Circular No. 20-04-A, series of 2020 or the DTI-DOLE Supplemental Guidelines on Workplace Prevention and Control of COVID-19 which was issued on August 15, 2020.

“The school’s Crisis Management Committee or Safety Officers should be responsible for ensuring their adherence to safety regulations, rules and policies and for assessing unsafe act and environment, and hazardous situations/circumstances in the campus,” he said.

 



Leading the evaluation team are Dr. Judith Mary Ann R. Chan and Mr. Luopel Gueta both Education Supervisor II of CHED IV-A. Other members of the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force (RIATF) on Emerging and Infectious Diseases present during the activity are Ms. Kristine Mariel C. Villasanta, Development Program Manager for the Department of Health Region IV-A, Ms. Janet Gendrano of the Lucena City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office and Ms. Maria Charmaine V. Lagustan, Acting President and Dean of Dalubhasaan ng Lungsod ng Lucena. On the other hand, Municipal Health Officer Dr. Queenie Mateo and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officer Mr. Mael Bustamante also participated in the Candelaria visit.

By:

FRANZ RAYMOND J. AQUINO
Senior Labor and Employment Officer
Regional Labor Information Officer-Designate

With reports from:

EDWIN T. HERNANDEZ
MAYNARD D. LUBIANO

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