Tuesday, 17 April 2012

BEM Mandatory Course on Safety and Health At Work

On 16th & 17th Apr 2012, a total of 20 participants attended the BEM Mandatory couse on “Safety & Health At Work”. This was organized by IEM Training Centre Sdn Bhd and conducted by Ir. Raymond Swa at the IEM Miri premises. It came with 16 BEM approved CPD hours. 

Industrial safety and health of engineering activities are increasingly given greater emphasis following regulatory requirement. The course examined the latest statutory obligations of both the engineers and the employers. It also exposed engineers to the Occupational Safety and Health Management issues and other related elements of safety systems at work.

Objectives

To promote safety and health awareness at workplace.
To create understanding on the Occupational Safety & Health Act and its regulations
Factories & Machinery Act and its regulations: Fire Services Act 1988 and its regulations.
To provide guidance on the importance of safety and health in engineering works.
To highlight the purpose and key elements of OSH Management.
To give information on the elements of safety systems of work.

Course Contents

Introduction – The Aim and Scope of Course.
Occupational Safety & Health Legislation.
Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Management
o Cost of Accidents and Illness (Iceberg Theory)
o Loss Causation Theories (Domino & Pyramid Model)
Occupational Safety
o Assessment of Hazards
o Control of Hazards
Occupational Health
o Assessment of Health Risks
o Control of Health Risks

Reported by Mr. Loo Teck Chai