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Topic: Department of Occupational Safety and Health

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KUALA LUMPUR: Media organisations should not take lightly the aspect of occupational safety and health (OSH), especially for their reporters on the ground, National Institute of Occupational Safety an...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Media organisations should not take lightly the aspect of occupational safety and health (OSH), especially for their reporters on the ground, National Institute of Occupational Safety an...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 14): The full report of the forensic investigation into the incident where a lift plunged at the Kampung Kerinchi People's Housing project (PPR) in Kuala Lumpur will be submitted on F...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 13 — The full report of the forensic investigation into the incident where a lift plunged at the Kampung Kerinchi People’s Housing project (PPR) in Kuala Lumpur will be submitted on...
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The Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) should not be dissolved when the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) comes into force, said human rights group Malaysians ...
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SHAH ALAM: The state government will decide whether to allow the battery manufacturing plant in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat near here, to continue to operate or have it relocated, by the end of this month.
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PUTRAJAYA: A total of 57 compound notices and charges have been brought against various offences committed by lift owners and maintenance firms, the human resources ministry said today.
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PUTRAJAYA: A total of 57 compounds and charges have been brought against various offences committed by lift owners and maintenance firms for the period between January 2018 to June 2019 involving fine...
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PETALING JAYA: The state government says a decision on whether to maintain or relocate a lead-acid battery manufacturing plant in Jenjarom will be made by the end of this month.
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Lift-related accidents are not all that common but those which result in injury or death need serious attention, by the parties in charge of public safety.
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PETALING JAYA: Huawei will be increasing its outsourcing scope with its partners in various areas for some of the business groups such as the carrier and enterprise businesses as part of their cooperation strategy this year.
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IPOH, Aug 8 — The state Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) ordered three construction sites to be sealed after conducting inspections on 27 as part of “Operasi Cegah Kemalangan”...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 8): Construction work on the Jalan Paya Terubong (Jalan Bukit Kukus) paired highway linking Paya Terubong and Relau here is now 78% complete and users are expected to be able to use t...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 8): Construction work on the Jalan Paya Terubong (Jalan Bukit Kukus) paired highway linking Paya Terubong and Relau here is now 78 percent complete and users are expected to be able t...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 5 — The Department of Occupational Safety and Health has ruled out vandalism in the incident on Friday afternoon, when a plunging lift at flats in Kampung Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur, inju...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government said there will be no compromise if the crash of the lift at a people’s housing project (PPR) at Kampung Kerinchi in Kuala Lumpur last Friday was due to negligence on the p...
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PUTRAJAYA: Federal Territory Minister Khalid Abdul Samad said there would be no compromise if it was found there was negligence on the part of the parties responsible for the maintenance of the elevat...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 4 — Federal Territory Minister Khalid Abdul Samad said there would be no compromise if it was found there was negligence on the part of the parties responsible for the maintenance of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The falling lift incident at a People's Housing Project (PPR) flats in Kampung Kerinchi, Pantai Dalam here, was a freak accident that should not have happened, says Federal Territories ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Housing and Local Government Ministry will hold a campaign to encourage people to rebuke litterbugs or those who have no care for cleanliness.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Korean lift company is to help with forensic investigations into the cause of a lift mishap at Kampung Kerinchi flats yesterday in which eight passengers were injured, officials said t...
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PETALING JAYA: All local authorities must take proper measures to make sure lifts in all the country’s public flats are safe to use, The Star reported Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye saying today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — A Korean elevator company will help with forensic investigations into the cause of the lift mishap at the Kampung Kerinchi people’s housing project (PPR) here yesterday.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, Aug 3 — The results of investigation into what had caused the lift to plummet at the Kampung Kerinchi people’s housing project (PPR) in Kuala Lumpur, which left eight people inju...
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KEMAMAN: A total of 185 companies had been charged in court during the first six months of this year for various offences under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (Osha) 1994 for which they were f...
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THE call by Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran for zero accidents in the workplace and occupational safety and health (OSH) measures to be strictly practised in all sectors of industry should be...
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TAIPING: The implementation on sound regulations among employers and workers in several critical sectors in the manufacturing and construction industries in the country is still low, said National Ins...
The Borneo Post:
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Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye TAIPING: The implementation on sound regulations among employers and workers in several critical sectors in the manufacturing and construction industries in the country is still ...
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GURUN: The rate of fatal accidents at the workplace dropped by 14% (4.14/100,000 workers) last year compared to 4.90/100,000 in the previous year.
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GURUN: The rate of fatal accidents at the workplace dropped by 14% (4.14/100,000 workers) last year compared to 4.90/100,000 in the previous year.
Malaysiakini:
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The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) has now set guidelines that all parties involved in the construction industry are responsible in the event of an accident at construction sites.
The Star:
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THE call for zero accidents in the workplace in Malaysia by the Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran (“Initiative key to social security, says Kula”, The Star, July 11; online at bit.ly/star_ ...
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SUBANG JAYA: Factories that have large stockpiles of ammonia and are located near residential areas will be ordered to relocate, says Selangor Environment, Green Technology and Consumer Affairs committee chairman Hee Loy Sian.
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PASIR GUDANG, July 3 — The authorities have taken action against ten factories, with six premises being issued compounds, two ordered closed and another two served with court action during an integr...
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 3): All parties involved in operations to curb the toxic pollution must comply with safety and health regulations, including the use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE...
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JOHOR BARU: All parties involved in operations to curb the toxic pollution must comply with safety and health regulations including the use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). The Nat...
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 2): All parties involved in operations to curb the toxic pollution must comply with safety and health regulations, including the use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE...
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GEORGE TOWN: The main contractor of the Bukit Kukus road project which saw nine people die in a landslide last October was charged with three counts of worksite safety law violations at the Sessions C...
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BANGI (June 28): The Human Resource Ministry has proposed that a new act be drawn up to separate the role of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) from that of the Departm...
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PUTRAJAYA / JOHOR BARU - The Malaysian authorities have detected methyl mercaptan gas in Johor's Pasir Gudang district during the height of the toxic fumes incident which caused dozens of school child...
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - At least eight detection teams have been deployed to Johor's Pasir Gudang district in an effort to narrow down the possible source of contamination in the are...
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BANGI: The Human Resources Ministry is planning to separate the roles of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) through a proposed new Bill.
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JOHOR BARU: At least eight detection teams have been deployed to Pasir Gudang in an effort to narrow down the possible source of contamination in the area.
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TAWAU (June 27): The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) here yesterday issued a notice of attendance to three subcontractors involved in the construction of Tawau General Hospital additi...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 27): The Penang government wants a thorough investigation to be conducted by the local authority and government agencies on the landslide in Tanjung Bungah yesterday, which claimed...
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 27): Johor police have mobilised 269 personnel to mount 24-hour roadblocks in Pasir Gudang near here in a special operation to prevent any attempt by irresponsible parties to transpo...
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GEORGE TOWN: Soil movement due to slope instability is said to be the cause of the freak landslide that claimed four lives at a beach resort in Batu Ferringhi, says Penang Public Works Department (PWD) director Shahabuddin Mohd Muhayidin.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government wants a thorough investigation to be conducted by the local authority and government agencies on the landslide in Tanjung Bungah on Tuesday, which claimed the lives ...
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JOHOR BARU: Johor police have mobilised 269 personnel to mount 24-hour roadblocks in Pasir Gudang near here in a special operation to prevent any attempt by irresponsible parties to transport out toxi...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 26): The Penang Government wants a thorough investigation to be conducted by the local authority and government agencies on the landslide in Tanjung Bungah yesterday, which claimed t...
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JOHOR BARU, June 26 — Johor police have mobilised 269 personnel to mount 24-hour roadblocks in Pasir Gudang near here in a special operation to prevent any attempt by irresponsible parties to tran...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will be issuing a notice to the landowner of Lost Paradise Hotel in Batu Ferringhi for building a retaining wall without a permit, resulting ...
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JOHOR BARU: Royal Malaysia Police has mounted roadblocks in Pasir Gudang to prevent irresponsible parties from transporting out toxic waste.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The police have mounted roadblocks in Pasir Gudang to prevent parties from taking out toxic waste.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Malaysian police has set up roadblocks in Pasir Gudang to prevent toxic waste from being smuggled out of the town.
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JOHOR BARU: Royal Malaysia Police has mounted roadblocks in Pasir Gudang to prevent irresponsible parties from transporting out toxic waste.
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JOHOR BARU: Royal Malaysia Police has mounted roadblocks in Pasir Gudang to prevent irresponsible parties from transporting out toxic waste.
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The Johor police have mounted roadblocks in Pasir Gudang to prevent irresponsible parties from transporting out toxic waste.
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PASIR GUDANG, June 25 — The Department of Environment (DoE) has identified a waste processing factory that has been ordered to dispose of its toxic waste immediately, said Johor Health, Culture and ...
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PASIR GUDANG, June 24 — The latest air pollution episode that has sickened dozens of people is not linked to the previous pollution of Sungai Kim Kim, Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal sai...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (Mestecc) via the Department of Environment (DOE) has activated the monitoring coordination committee to identify...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 21 — The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) via the Department of Environment (DOE) has activated the monitoring coordination committee...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Kedah government today said federal and state authorities have sealed 30 illegal recycling factories in Sungai Petani for licensing and environmental law violations, following concern...
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GEORGE TOWN (May 30): The Penang government aims to complete the Penang Island City Council’s (MBPP) portion of the RM545.6 million Jalan Bukit Kukus paired road project by the middle of next year.
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The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health’s (DOSH) disclosure that 711 workers were killed on the job in 2017, with 183 of the fatal...
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KUALA LANGAT: Residents of Kampung Jenjarom here want to get rid of a battery manufacturing plant in their neighbourhood, which they have blamed for lead contamination.
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PETALING JAYA: A battery manufacturing plant in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, has been ordered to cease operations pending investigations into allegations of acid and lead pollution.
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LETTER | We refer to the Malaysiakini letter HR ministry needs to step up enforcement by privatising it.
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LANGKAWI (April 18): The amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 will also involve higher penalties for employers who fail to ensure safety, health and welfare at the workplace.
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LANGKAWI (April 17): The amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 will also involve higher penalties for employers who fail to ensure safety, health and welfare at the workplace.
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LANGKAWI: The amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 will also involve higher penalties for employers who fail to ensure safety, health and welfare at the workplace.
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LANGKAWI (Bernama): Amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 will also involve higher penalties for employers who fail to ensure safety, health and welfare at the workplace.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Human Resources expects to receive a preliminary report on the fire and explosion incident at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) near Kota Tinggi, Johor, from the Dep...
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Deputhy Human Resources Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar said his ministry is waiting for the preliminary report from the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) in connection with the fire and ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): The Ministry of Human Resources expects to receive a preliminary report on the fire and explosion incident at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) near Kota Tinggi, Johor, f...
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The Human Resources Ministry expects to receive a preliminary report on the fire and explosion incident at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) near Kota Tinggi, Johor, from the Department of Occupa...
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LETTER | I am a retired official with the Human Resources Ministry.
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AFTER reading the report “DOSH wraps up checks, building sites to face action” (Sunday Star, March 31), I would like to share my current working experience in a construction site.
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JOHOR BAHARU (March 15): The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) today set up a scientific committee to study the causes and solutions for chemical waste ...
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Those involved in cleaning up and handling chemical waste pollution at Sungai Kim Kim, Pasir Gudang, Johor, are advised to use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent themselves fro...
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GEORGE TOWN (March 6): Fourteen construction sites in Penang were sealed owing to safety violations over the past fortnight, the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) revealed, The Star ...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 6 ― Fourteen construction sites in Penang have been closed off due to safety violations in the past two weeks, Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) revealed today.
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GEORGE TOWN, March 6 — The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is finalising investigation papers with which to charge those responsible for the Bukit Kukus fatal landslide last year...
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PETALING JAYA (March 4): The Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) wants the government to engage with the institution and other relevant stakeholders regarding the proposed amendments to the Occupa...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) said industry stakeholders should be engaged on the proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1994 (Osha), which are expected to be tabled in Parliament this month.
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TAIPING (March 1): Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1994 are expected to be tabled in Parliament this month to make construction site owners and architects responsible for incident...
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TAIPING (March 1): Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1994 are expected to be tabled in Parliament this month to make construction site owners and architects responsible for incident...
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TAIPING (Bernama): Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1994 are expected to be tabled in Parliament this month to enable construction site owners and architects to be held responsible for incidents at their sites, says the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH).
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SEPANG (Feb 27): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail tonight launched the National Occupational Safety and Health (NOSH) Policy aimed at protecting the workers’ rights to a saf...
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SEPANG, Feb 27 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail tonight launched the National Occupational Safety and Health (NOSH) Policy aimed at protecting the workers’ rights to a s...
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BUTTERWORTH (Feb 18): The Penang government is still awaiting the full report from the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) before taking action on parties responsible for the Bukit Ku...
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BUTTERWORTH: The Penang government is still awaiting the full report from the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) before taking action on parties responsible for the Bukit Kukus paired...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) has ordered construction work at a factory where the pillars and roof frame collapsed in Lorong Perusahaan Maju 8 in Juru, here yesterday, to be...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Feb 16 — Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) has ordered construction work at a factory where the pillars and roof frame collapsed in Lorong Perusahaan Maju 8 in Juru, here yeste...
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WE refer to the letter “Human factor in workplace mishap” (The Star, Jan 26).
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 30): A stop work order has been issued to Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld) after a construction mishap at the ex-Pudu Jail site of the Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC) project...
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 21): The safety of construction worksites could soon be enhanced if proposed amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 1994 come to fruition.
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PETALING JAYA: Construction workers can expect better safety at their worksites with a proposal for a huge increase in the fine for employers who fail to protect them from workplace risks and hazards.
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KLUANG: A total of 147 misconduct cases, involving bribery, breach of trust and abuse of power were recorded by the Johor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) last year.
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GEORGE TOWN (Jan 10): The Penang government is awaiting the full report from the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) before taking any further action on the Bukit Kukus landslide...