Posts Tagged firecracker-related injuries

Firecracker-related injuries decline by 52% at 236 cases – DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   January 2, 2019

  MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) noted a significant decline in the number of firecracker-related injuries from December 21, 2018 to January 2, 2019. This year’s tally,...

DOH warns: Firecracker wounds can lead to tetanus infection, death

Marje Pelayo   •   December 26, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) is expecting more cases of firecracker-related injuries until the first week of next year. In line with this, the DOH advises merry-makers...

2016 firecracker-related injuries lowest in 5 years

admin   •   January 6, 2017

The Department of Health (DOH) is confident that the government’s ‘Iwas-Paputok’ campaign has been effective in 2016. This is reflected in the latest comparative report on firecracker-related injuries. For this...

NCR tops regions with most number of firecracker-related injuries; victims soar to 90 – DOH

admin   •   December 29, 2016

  The Department of Health (DOH) continuously reminds the public to find other items for merry-making this holiday as the number of injuries related to firecracker use continues to soar....

DOLE lifts work ban on 108 firecracker factories

admin   •   December 23, 2016

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment has already lifted the work stoppage order it imposed on 108 fireworks establishments in Regions 6 and 7. Department of Labor...


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