Mahfuz: OSH Act amendments with stiffer penalties being drafted - Nation - News Summed Up

Mahfuz: OSH Act amendments with stiffer penalties being drafted - Nation


LANGKAWI (Bernama): Amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 will also involve higher penalties for employers who fail to ensure safety, health and welfare at the workplace. Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar said currently, the amendments to the Act were still being drafted and expected to be brought to the next Parliamentary sitting. "Among the amendments to the Act is to increase penalties for employers who fail to ensure safety, health and welfare at the workplace. Also present was director-general of the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) Omar Mat Piah. Meanwhile, Mahfuz said the ministry, through the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), had investigated 3,773 workplace accidents in 2018.


Source: The Star April 17, 2019 15:45 UTC



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