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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH LEGISLATION
OSHA Philosophies & Objectives • OSHA 1994 (Act 514) • Employers’ Responsibilities (Part IV, Sec 15-19) • Employees’ Responsibilities (Part VI, Sec 24-27) • Factory & Machinery Act 1967 (Act 139) • S&H Organizations in Malaysia •

PART 1

O S H

L E G I S L A T I O N

WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT?
The Occupational Safety and Health Act is an Act which provides the legislative framework to secure the safety, health and welfare among all Malaysian workforces and to protect others against risks to safety or health in connection with the activities of persons at work.

This Act was gazetted on 24th February 1994 and may be cited as the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994. This Act is a practical tool superimposed on existing safety and health legislation.

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PHILOSOPHY AND PRINCIPLE
PHILOSOPHY (FALSAFAH)
“Responsibility to ensure S&H of workers on those who create the risk & those who work with the risk”

“KEWAJIPAN BAGI MEMASTIKAN KESELAMATAN DAN KESIHATAN DI TEMPAT KERJA TERLETAK PADA MEREKA YANG MEWUJUDKAN RISIKO DAN MEREKA YANG BEKERJA DENGAN RISIKO TERSEBUT” AKTA INI MENEKANKAN KEPADA • PENGAWALAN KENDIRI • PERUNDINGAN • KERJASAMA DAN PENGLIBATAN PEKERJA & MAJIKAN

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PHILOSOPHY AND PRINCIPLE
PRINSIP PANDUAN
BAHAGIAN TERTENTU DI DALAM AKTA TERSEBUT TIDAK BERSIFAT MUTLAK, MISALNYA DALAM SEKSYEN 15, KEWAJIPAN MAJIKAN, PRINSIP PANDUANNYA IALAH “SETAKAT YANG PRAKTIK…….”

 Mewujudkan dan menyenggara loji dan sistem kerja yang selamat  Membuat perkiraan bagi menjamin keselamatan dalam pengunaan, pengendalian, penanganan, penstoran dan pengangkutan loji dan bahan

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Employers and Employees are jointly Responsible for Safety and Health at the Place of Work

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OBJEKTIF OSHA
1. To secure the safety, health and welfare of persons at work against risks to S/H arising out of the activities of persons at work

Memastikan keselamatan dan kesihatan pekerja di tempat kerja. 2. To protect persons at a place of work other than persons at work against risks to S/H arising out of the activities of person at work

Melindungi keselamatan orang lain selain dari pekerja di tempat kerja tersebut.

3.

To promote an occupational environment for persons at work which is adapted to their physiological & psychological need

Menggalakkan persekitaran yang sesuai untuk pekerja

4.

To provide the associated of OSH with a system of regulations and approved industry codes of practice operating in combination with the provisions of OSH act designed to improve the standards of S&H

Membolehkan penggantian secara berperingkat perundangan berkaitan dengan Peraturan dan Koda Amalan yang diluluskan, secara bergabung dengan Akta ini untuk memperbaiki standard keselamatan dan kesihatan.

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to secure the safety, health and welfare of persons at work against risks out of the activities at work; to protect persons at a place of work other than persons at work against risks out of the activities at work; to promote an occupational environment for persons at work which is adapted to their physiological and psychological needs. to provide the means towards a legislative system that is based on regulations and industry codes of practice in combination with the provisions of the Act.

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PROVISION OF OSHA
 Based on the self-regulation scheme.  Its primary responsibility is to ensure safety and health of work lies with those who create the risks and those who work with the risks.  The concept of self-regulation encourages cooperation, consultation and participation of employees and management in efforts to upgrade the standards of safety and health at the workplace.  Aims : establish effective safety and health organization and performance.  The...
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