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Amidst the recurring surge of COVID-19, the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office No. IV-A continues to issue and award safety seal to the public. The Safety Seal Certificate is a voluntary certification scheme that affirms that an establishment is compliant with the minimum public health standards set by the government and uses or integrates its contact tracing with The seal shall be displayed conspicuously at all entrance points of the building or establishment.

The initiative of businesses and establishments to secure their safety seal is highly encouraged to strengthen health protocols in workplaces.

RMS Collect Phils., Inc. (iQor) is a business process outsourcing company which provides customer service, third-party collections and accounts receivable management. It is the first company under the BPO industry to receive the Safety Seal Certificate in the province of Cavite.

The company was subjected to validation visit on 11 February 2022 to ascertain its eligibility and its continuous compliance with the enforcement of the minimum public health standards based on the DTI and DOLE Guidelines on Workplace Prevention and Control of COVID-19.

On 17 February 2022, the Department of Labor and Employment Region IV-A, through its Cavite Provincial Office awards the Safety Seal Certificate to RMS Collect Phils., Inc. for its SM Dasmariñas and Robinsons Place Dasmariñas site.

The awarding ceremony was held at Robinsons Place Dasmariñas and was led by DOLE IV-A OIC-Assistant Regional Director Atty. Nepomuceno A. Leaño II. During the ceremonial awarding, OIC-ARD Leaño commended the company’s effort for acquiring the Safety seal and for being compliant with the guidelines set by the government.

“I hope that Safety Seal and the compliance with the protocols will be sustained by the company.”

RMS Collect Senior Vice President Rob Hoddinot, was thrilled and proud of their company’s Safety Seal Award and extended his gratitude to DOLE.

“I am very excited and proud of the Safety Seal Award; the compliance will not be possible without the best efforts of everybody in the company. “

Also, in attendance DOLE- Cavite Provincial officials, Engr. Joseph Gacosta, OIC of DOLE Cavite Provincial Offices, Ma. Angelique E. Yaun and Arthur E. Candare, Senior LEOs; RMS officials, Fleurette Navarro (SVP HR), Wilbur Gadicho (Senior HR Director), James Mahusay (Director, Admin and Facilities) and Cristal Grace Galicia (Senior HR Manager)

DOLE Cavite Provincial Office has already issued a total of eighty-six (86) Safety Seal Certificates to eligible companies as of this date.


Aleen Karina Jardin

Joshua Noel Bassig

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