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Name: Department Order No. 149 of 2016 on the Guidelines on Assessing and Determining Hazardous Work in the Employment of Persons Below the Age of 18 Years.
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Hazardous child labour
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2016-02-15
Entry into force:
ISN: PHL-2016-R-108475
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns, Department of Labor and Employment, Republic of the Philippines PDF PDF (consulted on 2019-05-28)
Abstract/Citation: Department Order No. 149, Series of 2016 (Guidelines in Assessing and Determining Hazardous Work in the Employment of Persons Below 18 Years of Age) issued on 15 February 2016 enumerates the different work and activities declared hazardous for persons below 18 years of age using the industry classification under the Philippine Standard Industrial Classification and the occupational classification under the Philippine Standard Occupational Classification. It provides that social partners such as labor organizations, federations, employers’ organizations and other non-government organizations will be tapped to assist the DOLE in the dissemination and in monitoring the implementation of the Guidelines. Department Order No. 149, Series of 2016 supersedes Department Order No. 4, Series of 1999 (Hazardous Work and Activities to Persons Below 18 Years of Age). Department Order No. 149-A, Series of 2017 amended the Guidelines particularly work and activities under Farmers and Other Plant Growers and Animal Producers occupational classifications.
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