Basic Course in Occupational Medicine (BCOM)
PHILIPPINE COLLEGE OF OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE, INC.
Specialty Society of the Philippine Medical Association
under the Division of the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians,
Affiliate Member of International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) and
Asian Association of Occupational Health (AAOH)
Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, Department of Labor and Employment,
and Professional Regulation Commission as CPD Provider
The Philippine College of Occupational Medicine (PCOM) is a specialty society of the Philippine Medical Association and a Safety and Health Training Organization accredited by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) since 2005.
As a medical specialty focused on the health and safety in different work environments, we would like to invite your institution, specifically your members who are handling companies or establishments to participate in the Basic Course in Occupational Medicine (BCOM). This course is prescribed by the Occupational Safety and Health Center of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-OSHC) in accordance to Rule 1964 of the OSH Standards, which mandates physicians and dentists of establishments to undergo the required basic training in occupational health and safety, in compliance with the Republic Act No. 11058, an act strengthening compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards and providing penalties for violations thereof.
The course covers a comprehensive list of topics including but not limited to the following modules: OSH Legislation, Administration and Enforcement; Hazards Identification, Assessment and Control Work Environment Framework; Occupational Safety; Common Occupational Diseases and Current Health Problems; DOLE Department Orders on Mandatory Health Programs; Compensation Medicine and Disability Evaluation; Waste Management and Pollution Control; OSHS Report Forms and Requirements; Occupational health practice; OSH Inspection with Plant Visit and Presentation of Results; and, Organizing and Planning for OSH Programs with Workshop on Plant Visit Results.
The course will run for eight (8) straight days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. You may choose any of the following dates through the different host chapters. (Dates may change without prior notice)
Jan 26, 2018- Feb 2, 2019 – CAMANAVA
Feb 6-13, 2019 PaLM – (Paranaque-Alabang-Las Pinas-Muntinlupa)
Feb 23-Mar 2, 2019 – Pasig