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Title: A concept paper on compliance with NADOPOD regulation and guideline Vis-À-Vis the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 among technology-based SME in Northern State of Peninsular Malaysia
Authors: Dayang Hasliza, Muhd Yusuf
Azuddin, Bahari, Lt. Kol. (B)
Wan Sallha, Yusoff
Keywords: International Conference on the Roles of Humanities and Social Science in Engineering (ICoHSE 2010);OSHA 1994;NADOPOD;Working atmosphere;SME
Issue Date: 12-Nov-2010
Publisher: Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
???metadata.dc.publisher.department???: Centre for Communication Skills and Entrepreneurship
Series/Report no.: Proceedings of the International Conference on the Roles of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Engineering (ICoHSE 2010)
Abstract: Many researchers claim that technology-based risks are growing in number and frequency. The major accidents, which often involve large numbers of workers and the public, and adversely affect the environment, have highlighted the dangers in both large and small enterprises. However, Small enterprises are often characterized by poor working conditions and a hazardous working environment. In this paper, an attempt to defined the compliance of guidelines and Regulations of (Notification of Accident, Dangerous Occurrence, Occupational Poisoning and Occupational Disease) Regulations 2004 [NADOPOD] on the Safety and Health, Ministry of Human Resources in Malaysia on the basic concept of technology-based SME in Northern Malaysia. The methodology on determining the awareness and compliance to NADOPOD guideline amongst Technology-based SME is illustrated. This conceptual paper is aimed to improve the conceptual parts of analysis, on the establishment of the level of awareness and compliance to NADOPOD among SMEs and identify the challenges and issues that impede compliance and assist the authority in their effort towards improving enforcement and promoting occupational safety, health and welfare of people at work.
Description: The 2nd International Conference on the Roles of Humanities and Social Science in Engineering (ICoHSE 2010) organized by Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 12th - 14th November 2010 at Bayview Beach Resort, Penang, Malaysia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11747
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