Good News: March 2017

ECC grants benefits to miner for hearing loss Baltazar Bodtan was granted compensation benefits by the Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) after sustaining noise-induced hearing loss in his twenty four years service as an underground environmental supervisor at a mining firm located in Tuba, Benguet. As a supervisor, his responsibilities included installation and maintenance of ventilation continue reading : Good News: March 2017

Good News: February 2017

ECC grants benefits to veteran miner’s spinal arthritis claim The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) granted EC disability benefits to a miner who acquired spinal arthritis in the course of his 28 year employment with a mining company in Itogon, Benguet. Veteran miner Rodolfo Espinoza, 55 years old, had been an employee of a mining firm continue reading : Good News: February 2017

Good News: January 2017

ECC grants retired miner additional benefits from ailment due to earlier work related injury The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) recently granted additional EC disability benefits to a miner retiree due to lumbar spine disease in relation to his previous work related disability but denied his disability benefits for his non-work connected hypertension, cervical disc disorder continue reading : Good News: January 2017

Good News: January 2016

ECP grants almost P1 billion worth of EC benefits for the first three quarters of 2015 The Employees’ Compensation Program State Insurance Fund paid P944 million worth of benefits to employees of the private sector and government who met work-related sickness, injury and death, as of September 2015, through its administering agencies, the Social Security continue reading : Good News: January 2016
ECC passes ISO 9001:2008 first Surveillance Audit

Good News: December 2015

ECC passes ISO 9001:2008 first Surveillance Audit The Employees’ Compensation Commission recently passed the ISO 9001:2008 First Surveillance Audit on Management System conducted by TÜV Rheinland. According to the TÜV Rheinland Audit Report, the ECC has successfully maintained an effective system that ensures compliance with its policy and objectives. The report also stated that the continue reading : Good News: December 2015
Disabled seafarer builds his home through the help of ECC

Good News: November 2015

Disabled seafarer builds his home through the help of ECC Iloilo City – RollyCondino was an oiler of an international ship when he sustained a spinal cord injury. He filed his Employees’ Compensation (EC) claim and received EC disability benefits amounting to P57,768.32. He used the monetary benefit he received to build his house. The continue reading : Good News: November 2015
Seaman appeals EC denial claim, ECC grants disability benefits

Good News: October 2015

Seaman appeals EC denied claim, ECC grants disability benefits Fifty-five year old Wilfredo C. Villanueva is working as a merchant seaman at the Catering Services of Anglo Eastern Crew Management since October 1996. On 16 February 2014, while onboard an international vessel in Scotland, he was brought to a hospital when he collapsed in a continue reading : Good News: October 2015

Good News: September 2015

PWRD says ECC gives more than just workers’ compensation:ECC gives hope An accident while working left Alfredo Talosig’s legs useless and left his family with a tremendous financial burden. On February 24, 2013, Talosig accidentally crashed the trailer truck into a concrete lightpost while he was driving along the national highway of Aurora, Isabela when continue reading : Good News: September 2015
Wilredo Valencia, Jr. with his garden of plants in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan

Good News: August 2015

A blossoming prospect awaits a former seaman courtesy of ECC’s KaGabay Program An accident in the ship left Wilfredo Valencia, Jr., a former seaman, with an injury on his left wrist. Because of this injury, he was unable to work and was sent home. His manning agency, Inter-Orient Maritime Enterprises, Inc., provided him with a continue reading : Good News: August 2015
PWRDs in Caraga finishes skills training on meat processing

Good News: July 2015

First batch of PWRDs in Caraga finishes skills training on meat processing While it is true that work-related disabilities limit the capacity of a person to earn a living, it is his desire to overcome his physical limitations that will empower him to return to the productive person he once was. Or, maybe, to become continue reading : Good News: July 2015