Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Environment And Safety Awareness

Introduction

The environment is becoming an issue of growing concerns by everyone today. Significant changes to the environment have brought about greater awareness on the need to manage industrial activities and control the impact to the environment.

Similarly  safety and health is a matter of concern to employers and employees. Accidents cause unnecessary suffering to the injured. It affects the operations of the plant and it is costly.

The objective of the program is to clearly to enable employees to understand environmental , safety and health issues  that is relevant to their workplace and be able to understand the various hazards especially on machine and chemicals. The understanding on causes of accidents and their preventive measures to prevent hazards accidents will help them to create a accident free workplace.

The understanding of issues at workplace  which affects the environment will ensure  the preservation of the environment for future generations.

Objective

The purpose of the two day program is to create awareness on issues of health and safety and environment and the impact of the organization to the environment.

The participants will also be able to understand  the legislations and regulations of Malaysia which are prevalent in the country.

Target Group

Management and supervision staff of the organization dealing with safety health and environment at the workplac

Course Outline

Day 1

The world and the environment

The natural resources and the ecological system

Surroundings in which an organization operates, including air, water, land, natural resources, flora, fauna, humans and their interrelation

The pollutants and the various issues at the workplace

Air, water and waste discharge

Salient features of the ENVIRONEMENT QUALITY ACT  1974

PART III – LICENCES

PART IV - PROHIBITION AND CONTROL OF POLLUTION

PART IVA - CONTROL OF SCHEDULED WASTE


DAY 2

INTRODUCTION TO SAFETY AND HEALTH – TOWARDS ZERO  ACCIDENT

The accident scenario at workplace. Accident examples and statistics

Data and examples of injuries and accidents.  The cost of accidents to an organisation

The need to be continuously motivated to ensure a safe environment

The highly safety motivated employee and a high performance for productivity

OSHA 94 - SALIENT FEATURES OF THE  ACT

Covers scope of the act, Object of the Act, Responsibility of Management and employees, duties of employers, safety officers, safety committee, penalties under the act


HAZARDS AND RISKS AT WORKPLACE.

-Physical Hazards
-Mechanical hazards and guardings.
-Chemical hazards . The Handling, usage storage and disposal of chemicals
-Biological hazards

ACCIDENT PREVENTION

-commitment for Zero accident at workplace.
-Elements of accidents prevention program.
-Identifying causes of accidents and eliminating the unsafe conditions and practices.

THE EFFECTIVE SAFETY COMMITTEE

-Legal requirements
-The role of the committee

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