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ISI KANDUNGAN OSHA 1994

DAYANG SITI NURBANI BT HJ AWANG MORSHIDI


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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT


(OSHA) 1994
AKTA KESELAMATAN DAN KESIHATAN PEKERJAAN (AKKP) 1994

Background of the Act


Date of Royal Assent - 15 February 1994

Date of Publication in Gazette - 24 February 1994

Aim of the Act


An Act to make further provisions for securing the safety, health and welfare of persons at work,
for protecting others against risks to safety or health in connection with the activities ofpersons at
work.
Application of the Act
This Act shall apply throughout Malaysia to industries specified below except those work on board
ships or the armed forces:

1. Manufacturing

2. Mining and Quarrying

3. Construction

4. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

5. Utilities:

a) Electricity

b) Gas

c) Water, and

d) Sanitary Services

6. Transport, Storage and Communication

7. Wholesale and Retail Trades

8. Hotels and Restaurants

9. Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services

10. Public Services and Statutoty Authorities

Important Sections Under the Act


Section 15 General duties of employers to their employees

Section 16 Duty to formulate safety and health policy

Section 17 General duties of employers to persons other than their employees

Section 18 Duties of an occupier of a place of work to persons other than his employees

Section 24 General duties of employees at work

Section 30 Establishment of safety and health committee at place of work

Section 30 Functions of safety and health committee

Section 32 Notification of accidents, dangerous occurrence, occupational poisoning and


occupational
disease

Regulations and Orders Under the Act

Occupational Safety and Health (Employers' Safety and Health General Policy Statements)
(Exception) Regulations 1995

Occupational Safety and Health (Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards) Regulations 1996

Occupational Safety and Health (Safety and Health Committee) Regulations 1996

Occupational Safety and Health (Classification, Packaging and Labelling of Hazardous' Chemicals)
Regulations 1997

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

Occupational Safety and Health (Safety and Health Officer) Order 1997

Occupational Safety and Health (Prohibition of Use of Substance) Order 1999

Occupational Safety and Health (Use and Standards of Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to
Health) Regulations 2000

Occupational Safety and Health (Notification of Accident, Dangerous Occurrence, Occupational


Poisoning and Occupational Diseases) Regulations 2004