The City’s Health Marshals conducted another round of inspection as to the compliance of BPO companies to the required minimum public health standards to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
Executive Assistant for Security Concerns retired General Rey Lyndon Lawas and City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla led the team and engaged with the key officers of the BPO companies who toured them of the work sites and reviewed the implementation of the health protocols.
Business establishments, including call centers, are required to provide thermal scanners, preferably QR code system for contact tracing, hand washing facilities, social distancing of the work stations, conduct of regular cleaning and disinfection of establishment, constant wearing of face masks, presence of designated safety officer and isolation rooms, among others.
Dumaguete City is home to several BPO companies employing thousands of employees with competent management teams committed to keeping their workplaces safe from COVID-19.
The Health Marshals are composed of personnel from the City Health Office, Philippine National Police, Traffic Management Office, Special Enforcement Unit, Department Trade Industry, City Social Welfare and Development Office, City Administrator’s Office and Bureau of Fire Protection.