Ensuring a safe and healthy work environment is a shared responsibility between employers, the government, and workers — don’t you agree?
Safety and health in the Malaysian workplaces
New workspaces in Malaysia have emerged due to the pandemic, and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has underscored that with it comes new health and safety risks, such as ergonomic and psychosocial problems.
More needs to be done to push the occupational fatality rate and occupational accident rate lower too.
Neglecting Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is also estimated to cause 4% of losses in the Gross Domestic Product revenue per year, further highlighting the need for it to be prioritised in the Malaysian work culture.
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Your greatest asset is the health and safety of your employees, so what can you do to help ensure a conducive work culture? Here’s everything you need to know to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.
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