WSO Concerned Professional: Engr. Ben Hur O. Refuerzo

A member in good standing with the World Safety Organization who exhibits total dedication and commitment to the protection of people, property, resources, and the environment through participation and personal involvement in professional safety activities.


Engr. Ben Hur O. Refuerzo | Quezon City, Manila, Philippines

Engr. Refuerzo is the current Training Director of the WSO International Office of Philippines, a position he has held for the past 13 years. He is an active participant in all WSO related advocacy activities on school safety, community safety and emergency preparedness, and educational upgrading of safety professionals.

An Industrial Engineer, Safety Consultant, Certified Safety Auditor in International Safety Rating System (ISRS) with trainings from Dets Norske Veritas, Engr. Refuerzo is also a DNV Lead Auditor, and ISO Lead Auditor of OSHA 18001 and ISO 9001:2008. He is deeply involved in the development and conduct of the Basic Occupational Safety and Health Course and other rleated EHS related training.

Engr. Refuerzo participates in voluntary activities for safety awareness and has attended and supports various national safety and health conferences. He was designated by Pollution control Association of the Philippines, Inc., (PCAPI) to chair the National Environmental Awards in 1999 and 2003. Engr. Refuerzo was employed for 33 year with Unilever Philippines Home and Personal Care Plant (ULP-HPC), retiring in February 2003.