Data Privacy Act In Office Health

Data Privacy Act 2012 or RA 10173, is a comprehensive and strict privacy legislation “to protect the fundamental human right of privacy, of communication while ensuring free flow of information to promote innovation and growth.” It protects and maintains the right of customers to confidentiality by setting a legal list of rules for companies toContinue reading “Data Privacy Act In Office Health”

A Guide To Setting Up A Lactation Station In The Workplace

Do you know that many health professionals nowadays are initiating the set up of a lactation station in the companies where they work? Not only that it is required by law, but this room is very necessary for mothers who need to let down their milk.  Read: Important Points Of The New Stricter OSH Law YouContinue reading “A Guide To Setting Up A Lactation Station In The Workplace”

Women’s Right To Health

Progressively, women can now be seen equal to men. They can get equal opportunities and access to different position at work. In fact, in our generation, more women are becoming recognized in the workplace – in leadership like Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and Prime Minister Jacinda Andern of New Zealand; in science and technologyContinue reading “Women’s Right To Health”

Salary Discussion: How To Compute Holiday Pay

Happy Payday Week! 💰 Happy payday week! Here’s a guide to explaining this mysterious document known as payslip. Today’s topic: Regular Holiday 🎉 When are we having Regular Holidays? New Years Day – 1 Jan 2019 Araw ng Kagitingan – 9 April 2019 Maundy Thursday – 18 April 2019 Good Friday – 19 April 2019Continue reading “Salary Discussion: How To Compute Holiday Pay”

Retainers Are Not Regular Employees

Let’s talk about “retainers” For those who are confused, retainers are not regular employees of a company. Retainers can be classified as independent contractors who are highly skilled professionals and freelancers and are paid in an agreed rate whether it is in hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis. Nowadays, doctors and some nurses in theContinue reading “Retainers Are Not Regular Employees”

Salary Discussion: How To Compute Overtime Pay

Here’s a guide to explaining this mysterious document known as payslip. 🧾 Overtime rate is different from your regular hourly rate. Here’s how to compute your hard earned overtime. A. Working on Regular Day Let say the nurse’s hourly rate is Php 100.00/hour and working 8 hours/day with 2 hours overtime To determine the employeeContinue reading “Salary Discussion: How To Compute Overtime Pay”

Payslip Basics for Occupational Health Workers

Aside from checking our bank accounts if we already have our salaries available during payday, what else do we check? Of course, payslip. 🧾 The contents of payslip provide accuracy and clarity regarding the concerns about employee’s compensation and benefit. It is also a proof that the company is paying the employee properly and notContinue reading “Payslip Basics for Occupational Health Workers”

How To Start A Career As Dentist In Occupational Health

It is important to address the oral health and well being of employees because oral issues in the office, whether it is a minor toothache or a major dental problem, can account to poor productivity, absenteeism and even poor retention of employees. 🛌 In OSH standard, hazardous offices with 100-199 employees or non-hazardous offices withContinue reading “How To Start A Career As Dentist In Occupational Health”

How To Start A Career As Safety Officer In Occupational Health

Safety Officers are important members of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Committee because of the following tasks they do in the company : • They oversee the overall management of the OSH Program in coordination with the other OSH committee members, • They monitor and inspect any health and safety aspect of the operation, •Continue reading “How To Start A Career As Safety Officer In Occupational Health”