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MGB XII PERSONNEL UNDERTAKE TRAINING ON THE USE OF SELF-RESCUER

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Thirteen (13) personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII underwent training on the use of self-rescuer conducted by Mr. Ryan Adao of ULTRA-SEER Inc. at the Conference Room of MGB XII Building at Prime Regional Center, Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City on January 31, 2017. This is part of the rescue and protection program of the region especially to employees who will undertake monitoring on safety and health activities of the underground mine.

Mr. Adao taught on the usage of the equipment during emergencies such as fire, explosion or gas inundations in which the ambient atmosphere becomes toxic. The training also consisted of a short demonstration on the instruction, care and maintenance of the self-rescuer.

The region has been regularly conducting monitoring on the safety standards in a mining area to ensure provision of a safe working environment for all that are involved and ensure that the mines comply with the acceptable safety work practices.

 

 

 

 

2016 ACCOMPLISHMENT OF MGB XII’S NATIONAL GEOHAZARD ASSESSMENT AND MAPPING PROGRAM

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One of the priority programs of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to help combat climate change is the National Geohazard Assessment and Mapping Program being implemented by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB). The program covers identification of areas vulnerable or susceptible to geological hazards such as flooding, landslide and ground subsidence (sinkhole) and information dissemination to various stakeholders aimed at increasing awareness and preparedness on the various natural hazards. Read More

AJA ISSUES ATTESTATION TO MGB XII FOR ISO 9001:2015

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AJA Registrars Inc. (certifying body) issued attestation to the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII for International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The attestation is a recommendation to the review body for the office to be issued ISO certification.

AJA completed the audit for ISO 9001:2015 quality management system for stages 1 and 2 on November 26 and December 10, 2016, respectively. It assessed the processes and services of the office covering Geosciences, Mine Management, Mine Safety Environment and Social Development, and Finance and Administrative Divisions. The audit team looked into the evidences, document information in the form of procedures or records and observance of the office practices on the implementation of the management system and conformance to the established requirements and procedures. Read More

PHOTO RELEASE

MGB-National Management Conference, Villa Amor, Koronadal City, July 28-31, 2015.
Photo op after the stage 2 audit with RD Paye (seated in the middle in white polo barong), representatives of AJA Registrar’s Inc. (seated right & left of RD Paye wearing black and brown jacket, respectively) together with the MGB family.
MGB XII goes to Kiamba for Team Building.