This 8-hour modular training program is needed by Managing Heads in support of PCO duties and responsibilities and for securing Pollution Control Officers Accreditation from EMB Regional Offices for establishments that discharge soli, liquid, or gaseous wastes to the environment or whose activities, products, or services are actual and/or potential sources of land, water, or air pollution.
As per DAO No. 2014-02, Revised Guideline for Pollution Control Officers Acceditation, the PCO Accreditation will be based on the categorization of establishments. This categorization shall define the needed qualifications of PCO. Likewise, a Notarized Affidavit of Joint Undertaking of the PCO and Managing Head is required.