Monday, April 15, 2013

BEM Mandatory Course on Safety & Health At Work

On 12rd & 13th Mar ’13, a total of 17 participants attended the BEM Mandatory couse on “Safety & Health At Work”. This was organized by IEM Training Centre Sdn Bhd and conducted by Ir. Sharani Kamaludin at the IEM Miri Training Room.  

Industrial safety and occupational health aspect of engineering activities are increasingly given greater emphasis in practice and in law. The programme examined the latest statutory obligations of  the engineer particularly with respect to the environment. It also exposed engineers to the Occupational Safety and Health Management techniques and related elements of safety systems at work. The course objectives and contents  are summarized as follows:

~ 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      
~ 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.

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

Reported by: Mr Loo Teck Chai