TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan– The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II implemented various measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease in the workplace.
On 13 March 2020, RD Mario A. Ancheta gave a short briefing regarding the covid-19 outbreak. After the meeting, he led the distribution of face masks for each employee in the Bureau. The face masks will be used in the office especially when transacting with clients.
RD Ancheta called his staff for an emergency meeting on 16 March 2020 to discuss the preventive measures of MGB ROII against COVID-19. Employees wore their face masks and observed social distancing during the staff meeting.
During the meeting, RD informed all his staff that the scheduled ISO recertification workshop was cancelled as a preventive measure of MGB to stop the spread of coronavirus disease.
On the other hand, RD Ancheta likewise notified the body on the CSC Circular no. 7 series of 2020 regarding the alternative work arrangement options and parameters. The OIC Finance and Administrative Division ImeeGatan- Agaloos provided for the work schedules for employees to choose (Mondays to Thursdays- 7:30- 6:30, Tuesdays to Fridays- 7:30-6:30, and Monday to Fridays (8:00 – 5:00).