The Mines and Geosciences Bureau XII key personnel convened to discuss the Bureaus’ Public Service Continuity Plan (PSCP) drafts for its the finalization in Koronadal City.

The Public Service Continuity Plan (PSCP) is a document containing strategies and mechanism of a government agency/ public sector organization that ensures a continuous delivery of public services amidst any disruption based on the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Memorandum No. 33, s 2018.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau XII renewed its International Organization for Standard (ISO) certification through the Russian Register on October 13-14, 2021, in Koronadal City.

The Russian Register external auditors Juvie Dela Cruz and Jogee Dela Cruz assessed the performance of MGB XII’s Integrated Management System on its requirements of the standards for ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management System) and ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Safety and Health Management System).

The previous certification on OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Administration Series) is migrated to ISO 45001:2018 which is intended for an effective management of OH&S. With its alignment to the QMS, the office is committed to satisfy the customer’s needs, deliver quality products and services, and comply with its legal obligations. The integration of ISO 14001:2015 into MGBXII’s operational processes also enhances its environmental protection responsibilities and performance in a systematic manner.

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII attended the 5-days Emergency Operations Center (EOC) training course conducted by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) XII on September 13 until September 17, 2021 via online Zoom platform.

An EOC is activated in response to an on-going incident or emergency. It can also be in the context of a threat during an event. EOC is a facility equipped with trained personnel and resources that coordinate and support the management of an incident or hazard-prone emergencies. It manages a link between the Incident Command System (ICS) and the Response Clusters.

MGB XII employees participated the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) seminar in coordination with the JGDC Occupational Safety and Health Consultancy on September 3, 2021 via online Zoom application.

At least 100 participants coming from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) XII, DENR-Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Offices (PENRO), DENR-Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (CENRO) and MGB Regional Offices attended the seminar.