Accident Free Work Week

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Exco Dr. S. Ramakrishnan having a word with the site workers of Elata Vita in Setia Tropika

Johor State Executive Council Chairman for Consumerism, Human Resources and Unity Dr. S. Ramakrishnan officiated the Accident Free Week programme in conjunction with the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Week 2018 at the work site of Elata Vita in Setia Tropika.

OSH Week is observed annually during the entire second week of July as a conscious effort to promote better awareness of occupational safety and health at the workplace as well as to educate employers and employees that accidents can be avoided and injuries can be minimised through the

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control (HIRARC).
The programme is an initiative by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH).

“As of June 2018, DOSH Johor has conducted around 20,703 checks on worksites and machineries and based on those checks, 1199 notices and 73 compounds for offences as well as 38 filed cases for workplace health and safety offences,” said Dr. S. Ramakrishnan.

The launching programme was also attended by DOSH Johor Director Ir. Hj. Saiful Azhar bin Mohd Said and SP Setia Berhad’s Divisional General Manager Stanley Saw. – by Edey Suresh

The launching programme was also attended by DOSH Johor Director Ir. Hj. Saiful Azhar bin Mohd Said and SP Setia Berhad’s Divisional General Manager Stanley Saw. – by Edey Suresh