The Malay Municipal Engineer’s Office acknowledges the need for contractors to have a safety program before their building permits will be approved.
The first day of the Department of Labor and Employment’s Construction Safety Training started off yesterday.
During which, Malay Municipal Engineer Elizer Casidsid said that contractors must abide with DOLE’s required safety program.
The said requirement must me complied before any construction will be started.
Casidsid added that they, at the LGU, will not be providing building permits without the approval from DOLE.
Meanwhile, DOLE’s Construction Safety Training program which has started yesterday was held at a convention center in Boracay and was attended by LGUs from Antique, Iloilo and Aklan.
Also present were contractors, safety officers, building officials and other representatives from DOLE Region VI.
Included in the said training was the safety of workers in construction sites.
The said training which will end on Friday is supported by the LGU-Malay.