PUTRAJAYA (Aug 31): Those working in confined spaces must comply with the Industry Code of Practice for Safe Working in A Confined Space (ICOP) 2010, which stipulates that only authorised individuals are allowed to do so, said Alliance for Safe Community chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.
PETALING JAYA (June 22): The stop-work order which involved the works on scaffolding and falsework in 10 locations on the Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Highway (DASH) will remain until sufficient safety measures are implemented, said the Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM).
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has started its investigation on a 37-storey condominium building under construction in Taman Desa, Jalan Klang Lama that partially collapsed last Friday (Feb 14), with the findings expected to be released in a month’s time.
PETALING JAYA (Dec 4): Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad said all 528 lifts at public housing projects under the maintenance of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) have valid permits issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Department (DOSH) to operate, the Star reported today.
IPOH (Nov 28): Due to a construction company ignoring two two prohibition notices from the Occupational Safety and Health Department (DOSH), the Sessions Court has issued a fine of RM20,000.
GEORGE TOWN (March 6): Fourteen construction sites in Penang were sealed owing to safety violations over the past fortnight, the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) revealed, The Star reported today.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 21): The safety of construction worksites could soon be enhanced if proposed amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 1994 come to fruition.
PENANG (Jan 4): The Bukit Kukus landslide occurred owing to the lack of worksite safety, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured).
PETALING JAYA (July 10): The Johor Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) has called on construction companies in the state to be more proactive about the safety conditions of their workers.
PETALING JAYA (June 14) – Crane heads dropping from the sky, concrete pieces swishing out of nowhere and other unidentified flying objects have become some of the latest destroyers of belongings, limbs and even lives in Malaysia.