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VOT 75009

LEGAL STRATEGY TO MANAGE SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK PLACE

(STRATEGI PERUNDANGAN UNTUK MENGURUS KESELAMATAN DAN KESIHATAN DI TEMPAT KERJA)

HAPRIZA BTE ASHARI ROSHAZLIZAWATI MOHD NOR

PUSAT PENGURUSAN PENYELIDIKAN UNIVESITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA

2007

VOT 75009

LEGAL STRATEGY TO MANAGE SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK PLACE

(STRATEGI PERUNDANGAN UNTUK MENGURUS KESELAMATAN DAN KESIHATAN DI TEMPAT KERJA)

HAPRIZA BTE ASHARI ROSHAZLIZAWATI MOHD NOR

RESEARCH VOTE NO: 75009

FAKULTI PENGURUSAN DAN PEMBANGUNAN SUMBER MANUSIA UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA

2007

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ABSTRACT

The Occupational Safety And Health Act (OSHA) 1994 which was being enforced since 1994, focuses on the implementation of occupational safety and health management system. It creates a legal framework to instill, promote and encourage a high quality of safety and health at work place by placing the responsibilities of maintaining safety and health on certain parties. The aim of this research is to thoroughly analyze the main provisions of OSHA 1994 in relation to the management of safety and health at work place and to study its subsidiary legislations, government policies and the relevant industrial code of practice in order to identify the general responsibilities of all parties in ensuring safety and health at work. The study focuses on the responsibilities of the employer and employee in managing safety and health at work place. In addition, the study includes analyses the provisions of law concerning safety and health committee, safety and health policies, enforcement and liabilities of parties. Content analysis method is used to examine the provisions of the law and decided cases and interviews with the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) and National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)) ware carried out to gather information on the role of government, employer and employee in managing occupational safety and health. The finding shows that the government is committed in providing safe and healthy work environment by drafting law, legislations and industrial code of practice as well as providing an enforcement system based on the provisions of OSHA 1994. The laws that have been drafted introduced a strategy based on a self-regulated concept by placing the responsibilities of ensuring safety and health at work place on the shoulder of those who create the risk and those who work with the risk. In conclusion, OSHA 1994 has successfully provides a comprehensive strategies for all the relevant parties to implement a proper management of safety and health at work place.

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ABSTRAK

Akta Keselamatan Dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan (AKKP) 1994 yang dikuatkuasakan sejak tahun 1994 memfokus ke arah pembentukan sistem pengurusan keselamatan dan kesihatan pekerjaan. Ia menyediakan rangka perundangan untuk memupuk, merangsang dan menggalakkan mutu keselamatan dan kesihatan yang tinggi di tempat kerja dengan meletakkan tanggungjawab memelihara keselamatan dan kesihatan pekerjaan kepada pihak-pihak tertentu. Sehubungan itu, kajian ini dilaksanakan untuk menganalisis peruntukan-peruntukan utama AKKP 1994 berkaitan pengurusan keselamatan di tempat kerja serta mengkaji perundangan kecil, polisi kerajaan dan tataamalan industri untuk mengenal pasti kewajipan am semua pihak bagi memelihara keselamatan dan kesihatan semasa bekerja. Kajian memfokus kepada peruntukan AKKP 1994 sebagai akta induk serta perundangan subsidiari yang digubal di bawah akta induk. Tumpuan kajian adalah terhadap tanggungjawab majikan dan pekerja dalam mengurus keselamatan di tempat kerja. Aspek-aspek yang dikaji antaranya termasuklah kewajipan majikan, kewajipan pekerja, jawatankuasa keselamatan dan kesihatan pekerjaan, dasar keselamatan dan kesihatan pekerjaan, penguatkuasaan dan liabiliti serta prinsip pengurusan keselamatan dan kesihatan pekerjaan. Kaedah content analysis digunakan dengan membuat penelitian terhadap peruntukan...
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