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What is Safety Moment ?

Safety
Moments
are
designed
to
reinforce
safety
knowledge
and
everyones
commitment
towards a positive safety

A Safety Moment is a brief safety


talk about a specific subject at the
beginning of a meeting or shift.
Also known as safety minutes or
safety chats, these talks can be
done in a variety of ways, but are
typically a brief (2-5 minute)
discussion on a safety related
topic. They can cover a variety of
safety
topics
and
remind
employees of the importance of
How does
being
safe; itathelps
work,us
at home and
Remind
us
about
in all aspects of our lives. the
importance of health and
safety, help us recognize and
control
hazards,
increase
awareness and contribute to a
culture of safety. Besides that,
alert about there are potential
hazards in all workplaces.

Principle of the OSH Act


To make further provision for securing that safety, health and
welfare of persons at work, for protecting others against risks
to safety or health in connection with the activities of persons
at work, to establish the National Council for Occupational
Safety and Health and for matters connected therewith.

Exempted from this OSH Act


This Act is not applicable to persons working
ships except on board of ship exempted by the
Shipping Ordinance 1952 (Ord. 70/52), the
Shipping Ordinance 1960 of Sabah (Sabah Ord.
Sarawak (Sarawak Ord. 2/60).

on board
Merchant
Merchant
11/60) or

List of regulations under


this Act

1. Occupational Safety and Health (Employers' Safety and Health


General Policy Statements)(Exception) Regulations 1995
2. Occupational Safety and Health (CLASSIFICATION, LABELING
AND SAFETY DATA SHEET OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS)
REGULATIONS 2013
3. Occupational Safety and Health (Safety and Health Officer)
Regulations 1997
4. Occupational Safety and Health (Safety and Health Officer)
Order 1997
5. Occupational Safety and Health (Prohibition of Use of
Substance) Order 1999

OSH Act affects employee, the contractor and the


employer
This OSH Act will effect on duties of people in an organization.
Duties of an Employer
To ensure the safety, health and welfare at work of all his
employees and visitors.
To formulate safety and health policy.
Duties contractors
To provide sufficient information.
To eliminate or reduce hazard.
To build and fix the equipment with safety
feature.
Duties of an Employee
To take reasonable safety and health measure for himself and other
persons.
To co-operate with his employer or any other persons in the
discharge of any duty.
To use and wear at all times, any protective equipment or clothing

Employer
A fine not exceeding RM50, 000 or
Imprisonment not exceeding 2 years
or both
Other Penalty / Fine
OSH ACR
Penalties for
noncompliance

Contractor
A fine not exceeding RM20, 000 or
maximum 2 years imprisonment or
both

Employee
A fine not exceeding RM1, 000 or
Imprisonment not exceeding 3
months or both

EQA 1974
The principle of the EQA Act
Related to the prevention, abatement, control of pollution and
enhancement of the environment.
Approvals required in setting up a manufacturing plant

Site suitability evaluation (for non-prescribed activities)


Written permission construction
Written approval for installation of incinerator, fuel burning
equipment and chimney
License to use and occupy (for prescribed premises)

Penalties for noncompliance


Penalty for atmospheric pollution
The penalty for atmospheric pollution is maximum RM 100 K or jail
term up to 5 years or both
Penalty for noise pollution
The penalty for noise pollution is maximum RM 100K or jail term up to
5 years or both.