Given the foregoing considerations, the National Task Force will be established to facilitate the following activities:
Conduct a national workshop to develop and to review the draft Associated Mercury Action Plan.
Prepare a detailed Mercury Action Plan.
Develop a strategy mix of source reduction, waste segregation and emission controls and disseminate it widely.
Encourage more emission monitoring and stack testing of mercury releases.
Conduct regular consultation to assess the achievement of mercury reduction in various regions of the country.
Develop posters and brochures on products containing mercury and their alternatives.
Develop educational programs for commercial and institutional sectors that generate substantial mercury waste and promote the use of substitutes to mercury products and processes.
Develop information and educational campaigns on proper recycling and waste management of items containing mercury compounds.
Establish a Chemical Safety Information Network in the Philippines.
Intensify the registry of mercury stockpiles arising from breakages and substitutions to mercury-free alternatives
Participate in forum and meetings on sharing of experiences and technologies.
The members of the National Task Force should be:
Working as Section Head, chief or director level.
Involved in projects related to mercury.
Strongly capable in coordinating to other concerned government agencies including the private sectors.