REPI was awarded by the Department of Labor & Employment as Regional Champion in the 10th Gawad Kaligtasan at Kalusugan (GKK) in Region 4A. 2 companies were declared champions among the 16 finalist in Region IVA and 70 applicants. GKK is a national award given by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in recognition of the outstanding achievements of establishments and individuals in responding to the safety and health needs of workers, workplaces and community.
The competition for the 10th GKK is more stringent with the new two-tiered scheme for selecting winners – the regional and national levels. A total of 288 nominees comprised of establishments, individuals, micro-enterprises, and government offices from all over the country have joined the search for champions of occupational safety and health.
The award was given by DOLE Region IV A Regional Director Zenaida Campita, DOLE Cavite Provincial Director Engr. Ignacio Sanqui, OSHC Director Teresita Cucueco and Mr. Guido Recio OIC-Asst Regional Director on a ceremony last on 14 June 2016 in Calamba City, Laguna. The award was received by REPI Safety Committee Chairman, Mr. Dennis Borlaza, HR Deputy Division Manager Mr. Jay Gregorio, CSRSE Department Manager Mr. Ramir Bayot and OSH Practitioners Ms. Daisy Geli and Ms. Diane Cortez.