THURSDAY, 07 MAY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) through the Chancellery Department this morning received recognition on Occupational Health and Safety Management System Certification for the OHSAS 18001:2007 and MS1722:2011 in a ceremony held at the Gallery, UMS.
The scope of certification for the Chancellery Department included the Chancellery Office, Internal Audit, Islamic Centre UMS, Department of Information and Communication Technology, Occupational Health and Safety Centre and EcoCampus Management Centre.
The recognition of certification was presented by the Chairman of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Lee Lam Thye.
In his speech, he said he was impressed with UMS Occupational Safety and Health Policy that was committed to realise and cultivate safe working practices through compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994.
“The recognition of certification today clearly demonstrates the efforts of the employer, namely UMS in providing protection to its employees in terms of occupational safety and health to prevent accidents and injuries,” he explained.
He also hoped that the scope of this certification could be expanded to other departments and faculties within UMS campus.
“With this management system, the task of monitoring, measurement and verification of occupational safety and health performance can be implemented in a systematic and effective way,” he concluded. – MA (fl)
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Media and Citra Division