Front page of the 20th Anniversary Souvenir Program

February 10, 2017 in Newsletters

 

On this special occasion, fabulous giveaways are prepared for all the attendees, among these are:
1. A round trip ticket Dammam-Manila-Dammam sponsored by the Secretary General
2. A 40-inch LCD TV set sponsored by the society VP-Internal
3. A digital camera sponsored by the society President
And many more. . . .no attendee will go home empty handed. . . .that's a promise.
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Design Contest open to all members.

Focus of the design/lay-out is the approved theme for the celebration.

The theme is... PSSP-MER 20 years onwards...Developing Filipino Global Excellence in the Safety Profession!

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Winning designer will win a complimentary 1/2 page space within the program where he/she can post greetings, photos, or anything not offensive or illegal.

Contact any society's officer or BOD for more details.

Submit your entries on or before May 12, 2017. Top 3 designs will be featured in the program.

 
 

SAFETY AT THE TOP

February 02, 2012 in Newsletters

 

“Being at the top” is not safe these days.

 

Okay, I used a wrong word above. What I’m getting at is that working at heights had been found by OSHA this 2011 to be the most unsafe. This US government regulating body had just released their list of TOP 10 Violations and FALL PROTECTION topped their list. It was ranked #2 last Y2010 and it had reached prominence this year.

 

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Hear, Hear… or Hear Me Not…

August 17, 2011 in Newsletters

The OSHA Construction Standard for Occupational Noise Exposure, 29 CFR 1926.52 requires the development and implementation of a comprehensive Hearing Conservation Program.
by Levi S. Alejo.....

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"As long as someone hopes for the good and we can make smiles, always there is PSSP-MER"....

April 29, 2011 in Newsletters

As long as an OFW is aiming to have a better life the right way, PSSP-MER will always be there to provide the organzation to belong and the continuing safety education to prepare him in becoming more competitive in the profession. As long as we can make our members' communities and children smile in our own simple and practial way, PSSP-MER will find the means to continue its committment to community service centered to the less fortunate barangays.

PSSP-MER really cares......

 

PSSP-MER "Sagip Buhay-Handog Sa Kababayan"

July 27, 2010 in Newsletters

In September 2009 a series of natural disasters pummelled Metropolitan Manila area and the rest of Luzon including the mountainous areas of the Mountain Province, Isabela, Cagayan Valley, Pangasinan and Ilocos Region. Thousands of families in the Philippines were badly affected by typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng. Even the homes of OFW’s families were also seriously damaged.  This disastrous event  in the Philippines activated Saudi-Arabia-based PSSP-MER to initiate action to support our distressed kababayans back home.

 

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Professional Safety Management & Career Development

January 07, 2010 in Newsletters

The Philippine Society of Safety Practitioners-Middle East Region (PSSP-MER) has successfully completed the last seminar for the year 2009 on December 25, 2009. The topic for the morning workshop was PROFESSIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT and CAREER DEVELOPMENT presented by PSSP-MER President (A), Engr. Levi S. Alejo, a Certified OHSAS 18001 Auditor, Registered HSE Practitioner and a Certified HSE Trainer, accredited by DOLE-BWC of the Philippines.

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Developing a Safety Program

January 07, 2010 in Newsletters

PSSP-MER recently conducted a seminar workshop attended by more than 200 participants from current members / officers and the news members of the safety society. It is another milestone in the society’s drive to achieve its goal of promoting continuing safety education of its members. The subject “DEVELOPING A SAFETY PROGRAM” was presented on November 27, 2009 @ Dhahran Palace Hotel, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

Engr. Clint Vitaliano A. Cabusao, the technical presentor, during his presentation has given the various requirements when Developing a Safety Program.

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Seminar on Pipelines Safety

November 10, 2009 in Newsletters

PSSP-MER got another milestone in achieving its goal in promoting continuing education and enhancement of knowledge and skills of the members. Surprisingly, more than 240 participants attended the presentation concerning “Safety on Pipeline Construction, From Start to Finish” presented on October 30, 2009 @ Dhahran Palace Hotel, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Engr. Levi S. Alejo, the technical speaker showcased the overview on various inter-connected activities when starting through completing pipeline construction works.

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Seminar on Traffic & Vehicle Safety

November 06, 2009 in Newsletters

On September 25, 2009, the Philippine Society of Safety Practitioners, Middle East Region (PSSP-MER) once again successfully accomplished another seminar workshop on Traffic and Vehicle Safety in Construction Work Zones, presented by the PSSP-MER Founder/Sec. General Renato "Rey" Barraca, Saudi Aramco PMT Department Safety Coordinator & DOLE-BWC accredited safety practitioner.

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Seminar on Portable Power Tools Safety

November 05, 2009 in Newsletters

 

The PSSP-MER conducted a seminar workshop on Portable Power Tools Safety at Dhahran Palace Hotel, Dhahran, KSA last September 25, 2009 attended by PSSP-MER members, officers & Board of Directors. A half day of a detailed & concise explanation on the topic is shared by the resource speaker Mr. Peter Q. Panganiban, a Safety Advisor by occupation, DOLE-BWC accredited safety practitioner & the PSSP-MER Treasurer.

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Bless the Schoolchildren

September 02, 2009 in Newsletters, Events

Schoolchildren scampering for cover or running fast to the nearest possible shade,  and yet still unable to avoid getting wet from the rain. This is a disheartening sight to behold. This scene reminded Peter and Levi their experiences sometime in their lifetime…

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POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS (PIT) SAFETY

September 01, 2009 in Newsletters, Events

The Philippine Society Of Safety Practitioners Middle East Region (PSSP-MER) conducted a seminar/workshop on Forklift Safety last August 21, 2009. About 170+ safety practitioners and advocates attended the event at Dhahran Palace Hotel, Dhahran, KSA.

The seminar was presented by Engr. Levi S. Alejo, PSSE-MER Vice Président (Internal Affairs). It is part of PSSP-MER’s commitment to provide continuous safety education to its members.

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Asbestos Safety Seminar

August 17, 2009 in Newsletters

The Philippine Society of Safety Practitioners, Middle East Region (PSSP-MER) conducted a seminar workshop on Asbestos Safety last July 31, 2009, attended by 200 + members. The topic was...

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PSSP-MER High Achievers

August 11, 2009 in Newsletters

Dhahran, KSA. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Training Institute at the University of California, San Diego was tasked by one of the largest oil & gas company in the world to conduct a 2-week "Train the trainer" Program...

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Blood-borne Pathogens Safety and Crane & Rigging Safety

August 11, 2009 in Newsletters

DHAHRAN, KSA: About 230+ safety practitioners and advocates attended the PSSP-MER seminar on "Blood Borne Pathogens" which was held at Dhahran Palace Hotel last June 26, 2009. It tackled the importance of safety awareness for the different harmful and deadly disease...

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Lifting in a sandstorm

June 03, 2009 in Newsletters

The sand storm is howling at more than 44kph from the north of Saudi Arabia since yesterday but it has reached its maximum at the Khurais Projects only today.

Once the windspeed reaches more than  20mph/32kph, lifting activities shall stop in all Saudi Aramco sites. This is in compliance to the safety requirements of SA GI 7.028 and the SA  Safety Handbook on  page 31.

 

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Congratulations! Class “Magilas” 1st BOSH Graduates of PSSP-MER

June 04, 2009 in Newsletters

Khurais, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In the middle of this Arabian desert frequented almost daily by sandstorms, the worlds biggest oil & gas project (a US$15B Saudi Aramco mega project) is currently on its finishing  stages. From the more that 38,000 (peak) labor force, a group of sixteen (16) highly motivated and safety-oriented Filipinos attended the first BOSH Training Course conducted by the PSSP-MER upon its recognition by the Philippine DOLE-BWC as a Safety Training Organization last February 2009.

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Seminar Workshop on Ergonomics and Heavy Equipment

June 04, 2009 in Newsletters

Dhahran Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As early as 5:00 AM in the morning of Friday, 27 Febuary 2009, the 195 attendees to the Seminar Workshop on ERGONOMICS and on HEAVY EQUIPMENT SAFETY REQUIREMENTS started arriving at Dhahran Palace Hotel, the venue of the event. Of special mention is travelled more than 500km by road just to attend the seminar.
The seminar on Occupational Ergonomics was presented by Engr. Levi S. Alejo, the VP for Internal Affairs of PSSP-MER, and a BWC Registered Safety Practitioner. The following were covered in the presentation:
    The goal of ergonomics and the interrelationships with WMSD and other fields especially Biomechanics.
•    Ergonomics Principles and implementing guidelines
•    The components and the framework of an Ergonomic Program

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