We have to admit that there are lot of implications when an incident (either accident, poisoning or diseases) happened at our workplace. One thing for sure, it involves costs (a lot of hidden costs in fact) which surely affect the organization’s profit. Besides reducing the organization’s profit, occupational incidents will also reduce productivity, employees’ morale and up to an extent will tarnish the company’s image.
The more the incidents occur, the more critical the situation the organization is facing.This is where the knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) becomes crucial; for all levels of personnel especially to the top management.
In order to get the best from OSH implementation, it cannot be treated as an isolated activity from other profit-based or productivity-based activities or done just for legislation compliance purposes only. It should be treated as a part of the organization’s integrated management system. OSH is considered a success when it becomes a part of the organization’s culture.
In realizing OSH as a part of the organization’s culture, there are 3 important steps to be taken:
Here are proposed training programs for each step:
Aswadi Bin Che Omar holds B.Sc (Hons) Computer Science from UKM. His training scope range from Occupational Safety & Health (OSH), Management, Quality, Productivity and & Motivation. He received training qualification from NIOSH, DOSH and PSMB Certified Trainer. He have delivered various experience as Prominent trainer for Safety & Health Officer (SHO) program for NIOSH and other DOSH’s authorized training providers;have trained almost a thousand of SHO since 2003.
He has been awarded by NIOSH as “ACTIVE TRAINER 2011”. He has trained thousands of OSH practitioners for Continuous Education Program (CEP) since 2005.He was a module developer for UTM-SPACE in Professional Skill Certificate – OSHE Management program and had trained thousands of UTM’s graduates for this professional skill program. He has the experience to deliver in-house program that covers Industrial Safety Awareness, Safety & Health Committee, HIRARC, Ergonomics, Emergency Response Plan, Accident Investigation, OSH Management System, OSH Auditing, Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) and etc. to hundreds of organizations including big companies such as Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Malaysian Marine & Heavy Engineering (MMHE), Panasonic, Idemitsu, Titan Chemical, AEON, ON Semiconductor since 2002. He was also a key speaker for SOCSO’s Road Tour Seminars for 3 consecutive years (2014 – 2016).
Among the courses he attended are: