Tag Archives: DOSH

November 14

Department of Occupational Safety and Health discovered 800 ‘unsafe’ escalators

The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) found 806 escalators had breached safety standards. Free Malaysia Today’s Minderjeet Kaur reports: It then directed the owners to repair and replace them under its “Safe Escalator Usage” campaign. In a written reply, the human resources ministry told the Dewan Rakyat, checks were carried out on 7,632 […]

September 06

Crackdown on crane drivers

The fatal accident in Bukit Bintang on Aug 25 was the last straw. The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is cracking down on tower crane operators who do not operate by the book. Those who use fake certificates and competency licences may find themselves out on their ear. DOSH directors in Kuala Lumpur, […]

August 26

Fatal crane accident: Stop work order issued on construction site

A stop work order has been issued against a construction site where a crane hook fell on top of a car in Jalan Raja Chulan yesterday, killing the vehicle’s occupant. The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) said it is also launching a thorough investigation to establish whether those responsible for the site’s safety […]