Business establishments are encouraged to apply for a Safety Seal certification to boost consumer confidence against the threat of COVID-19 and facilitate the gradual reopening of the local economy under the new normal.
The City Government has deployed Inspection teams led by City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla and Executive Assistant for Security Concerns retired General Rey Lyndon Lawas to evaluate compliance of establishments to the minimum public health protocols against COVID-19 including the adoption of digital contact tracing for the granting of the Safety Seal.
Interested business establishments need to file the application for the conferment of the Dumaguete City Safety Seal at https://dumaguetecity.gov.ph/safety-seal-certification…/ in accordance to the directive of the national government to increase the compliance of establishments with minimum public health standards set by the national government.
To be granted the Safety Seal, a public or private establishment must provide thermal scanners, health declaration sheets, QR Codes for StaySafe.ph, isolation area for identified symptomatic employees, BHERTs and other COVID-19 emergency hotlines are displayed in conspicuous area, hand washing stations with soap, sanitizers and hand drying equipment, installed physical barriers, personnel-in-charge for monitoring and maintaining of social distancing, windows for adequate air exchange, compliance to the disinfection protocol, conduct of regular cleaning and disinfection of establishment, constant wearing of face masks, presence of designated safety officer and storage facility for proper collection of infectious wastes.