The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued Safety Seal certifications to Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc.’s (PCPPI’s) Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Cagayan de Oro, and Tanauan plants.
PCPPI, the exclusive manufacturer of PepsiCo beverages in the country, was recognized for its strict compliance with COVID-19 health and safety standards. These include wearing of face masks and shields, availability of handwashing stations and screening or triage area, social distancing, and using contract-tracing application, among others.
Certifications are issued to establishments in the manufacturing, construction, utilities, information and communication, and warehousing industries. To ensure continuous compliance with safety protocols, the certification must be renewed after its six-month validity.
The Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Tourism, Department of Interior and Local Governance, Philippine National Police, and the different local government units join DOLE as designated authorities to issue the Safety Seal Certification Program.
In photo: PCPPI Environment, Health, Safety and Security Manager for Davao, Angelito Amor received the plants certification from DOLE Officer Marichu Donato of DOLE Region XI.