Occupational, Safety and Health (Safety and Health Officer) Regulations 1997 (SHO 1997)

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Occupational, Safety and Health (Safety and Health Officer) Regulations 1997 (SHO 1997) by Mind Map: Occupational, Safety and Health (Safety and Health Officer) Regulations 1997 (SHO 1997)

1. OBJECTIVES

1.1. Create an effective and systematic safety management system at the workplace

1.2. Assist to improve the level of occupational safety and health and high risk industries

1.3. Control of high risk industries

2. FUNCTIONS

2.1. Facilitates the employer to conduct all work activities safely

2.2. Assist in the development of safety and health rules and safe systems of work

2.3. Review the effectiveness of safety and health programmes

2.4. Carry out studies on the trends of accident, near-miss accident, dangerous occurrence which occurs at the workplace

2.5. Report to the employer of any unsafe or unhealthy condition or practices at the place of work, together with recommendation of corrective action

2.6. Review the safety and health policies at the place of work and make recommendations to the employer for any revision of such policies

3. REQUIREMENT

3.1. Any boiler or pressure vessel activity employing over 100 employees

3.2. Any ship building employing at the peak of work over 100 employers

3.3. Any cement manufacturing activity employing over 100 employees

3.4. Building operation where the contract price exceeds RM20 million

3.5. Any chemical or allied industry employing over 100 employees

3.6. Any wood working industry where there is cutting or sawing or planning or molding or sanding or peeling or any combination of the above, and employing over 100 employees

3.7. Any other manufacturing activity, employing over 500 employees

3.8. Any gas processing activity or petrochemical industries employing over 100 employees

3.9. Any metal industry where canning or stamping or blanking or shearing or bending operations and employing over 100 employees

3.10. Work of engineering construction where the contract price exceeds RM20 million

4. QUALIFICATION

4.1. Successfully completed training* in OSH and passed any examinations for that course, or equivalent approved by the Minister and has minimum 3 years experience in OSH

4.2. Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health or equivalent, approved by the Minister

4.3. Holds other qualifications or has received training as prescribed from time to time by the Minister

4.4. Has been working in the area of OSH at least for a period of 10 years

4.5. Courses that are conducted by NIOSH or any other approved course

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