Enrile, Cagayan – An iFWD beneficiary received health and safety consultancy services yesterday from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 02.
Strong Designs Iron and Metal Fabrication, a firm owned by Mr. Lito Capistrano and Mrs. Mary Ann Capistrano, was assessed by the PEME Consultancy Inc. thru its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Joel Ello.
Now on their iFWD Phase II, the consultancy service aimed to assist their firm in reducing health and safety risks in their workplace and provided best practices in managing their processes internally more efficiently.
“Your employees learn by example. If they don’t see you practicing good safety habits, they will not think that safety is important,” said Mr. Ello.
iFWD is one of the DOST’s program’s response to mitigate the negative impacts of COVID-19 pandemic which will provide opportunities for returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) that seek financial stability and security in the country by helping them and their families put up their own technology-based enterprises.
Facilitated by Engr. Jude Michael Magora, Mr. Ferdinand Michael Magusib and Mr. Benjamin Nicdao, the consultancy service is just one of the technical assistance under the iFWD program. Others include, product development, access to DOST facilities for product testing, packaging and labelling and many more. #