Safety And Health Organizations At Construction Sites






Safety and Health Policy

Every employer shall prepare and as often as may be appropriate revise a written statement of his general policy with respect to the safety and health at work of his employees and the organization and arrangements for carrying out that policy, and to bring the statement and any revision of it to the notice of all of his employees. 

Safety and Health Committee

The main contractor of a worksite in which forty or more persons are for the time being employed (whether by him or by other contractors employed by him or the client) shall establish a safety and health committee (on which both employees and management are represented) for the purpose of keeping under review conditions in the worksite which may effect the safety and health of the persons employed therein or the public. 
 
Occupational Safety and Health Management System

Every employer should established, implement and maintain an occupational safety and health management system and shall be in accordance with the requirement of the relevant Malaysian Standard or with any other equivalent Occupational Safety and Health Management System approved by Director General.

Safety And Health Officer

Every contractor of any building operation and works of engineering construction when the total contract price of the project exceeds twenty million ringgit Malaysia, they shall employ a safety and health officer. 

Site Safety Supervisor

The main contractor of a worksite shall appoint a part time site safety supervisor who should spend at least fifteen hours per week exclusively on safety supervision and on promoting the safe conduct of work generally within the site. 

Contractor Safety Supervisor

Every contractor other than the main contractor in charge of worksite who employs more than twenty persons to carry out work on a worksite shall appoint a part time contractor’s safety supervisor, who should spend at least five hours per week exclusively on safety supervision and on promoting the safe conduct of work generally by his employees. 



Source: Guidelines For Public Safety And Health At Construction Sites
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