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Labor dep’t may seek changes to safety law

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THE Labor department may seek changes to the Occupational Safety and Health Law after reports of violations in the entertainment industry, Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III said yesterday.

He cited the need to revisit provisions of the law’s implementing rules to ensure they cover all industries.

Meanwhile, the Senate labor committee examined the industry’s enforcement of safety standards after the death of veteran actor Eddie Gutierrez. The actor died from neck injuries after falling during the filming of a TV show. — GMC

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