• Variations of Ground-level Ozone Concentration in Malaysia: a case study in West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia 

    Nur Izzah, Mohamad Hashim; Norazian, Mohamed Noor (EDP Sciences, 2016)
    Hourly ground ozone concentration, measured from the monitoring stations in the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia for the period of 10 years (2003-2012) were used to analyse the ozone characteristic in Nilai, Melaka and ...
  • Stress among employees in fibreboard factory 

    Mohd Zuzainy, Mohd Zubir; Ezrin Hani, Sukadarin; Mohamad Ezuan, Abdul Jalil; Azizan, Ramli (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    It is essential to have motivated and hardworking workers towards the success of organization. However, amid to achieve this goal, stress frequently attacks the industrial workers due to numerous reasons. This article ...
  • Understanding factors that influence management commitment from safety perspective 

    Mapis, Md.Jais (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    This study examines the relations between eight factors in safety culture and management commitment. In 2000, Cox, S.J., & Cheyne, A.J.T. have used one model to analyze safety culture using nine factors to understand the ...
  • The influence of employees’ competency on safety behavior 

    Rosli, Mahmood; Fadzli Shah, Abd Aziz; M., Mustafa; A., Salleh (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    Objective: The aim of this paper is to investigate the influence of competency among the employees working in the petrochemical industry on their safety behavior while performing the jobs at the workplace. Problem: Safety ...
  • Optimization temperature level toward workers’ productivity 

    Ahmad Rasdan, Ismail; M. Yusri, M. Yusof; Baba, Md Deros (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    Production of automotive parts is among the largest contributor to economic earnings in Malaysia. The dominant work involve in producing automotive part were manual assembly process. Where it is definitely used a manpower ...
  • Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSH-MS) for sewage treatment plants 

    Siti Dhamina, Muhamad Fadzil; Amirhossein, Malakahmad; Downe, Alan Giffin (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    Wastewater treatment plant operators are exposed to a variety of hazardous chemical agents contained within the effluents and the reagents used in the wastewater processing or generated during the wastewaters treatment. ...
  • Faktor kejayaan yang kritikal (CSF) terhadap perlaksanaan TSM dalam industri pembuatan di Malaysia 

    Syed Abdul Hamid, Syed Hassan (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    Sistem keselamatan yang efektif amat penting untuk memastikan sesebuah organisasi kekal berdaya saing dengan ertikata dapat menepati masa respons, menjimatkan kos dan meningkatkan imej syarikat tanpa masalah keselamatan ...
  • Barriers to incident reporting among doctors and nurses in a Specialist Government Hospital in the state of Kedah, Malaysia 

    Mithali, Abdullah @ Jacquline Sapen (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    Context: Barriers which cause underreporting of incidents among doctors and nurses have been explored in various scholarly literatures abroad. However, less is known about the barriers to incident reporting in our current ...
  • Amalan Pengurusan Keselamatan Menyeluruh atau Total Safety Management (TSM) dalam industri pembuatan di Malaysia 

    Syed Abdul Hamid, Syed Hassan; Rozlina, Md Sirat; Mat Rebi, Abdul Rani; Kuan Yew, Wong (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    Sistem Pengurusan Keselamatan Menyeluruh atau Total Safety Management (TSM) merupakan konsep pengurusan Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan (KKP) alternatif yang baru diperkenalkan dan mula diamalkan dalam industri pembuatan ...
  • Postural angle measurement: manual vs. picture recognition software 

    Darliana, Mohamad; Baba, Md Deros; Ahmad Rasdan, Ismail (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    At present, there are vast selections of ergonomics measurement tools that have been developed for tasks, equipments and environments analysis. The measurement method for ergonomic assessment is done either by traditional ...
  • Investigation of ergonomic risk factors in a car tyre service centre 

    Mohd Nasrull, Abd Rahman; Faieza, Abdul Aziz; Rosnah, Mohd Yusuff (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the ergonomic risk factors, the prevalence of body discomfort among workers and sources of injury/discomfort in a car tyre service centre. Questionnaire survey and interview ...
  • Investigation on the relation of mental workload and mental performance: emphasis on gender 

    Siti Zawiah, Md Dawal; Norita, Mohd Zain; Hilma Raimona, Zadry (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    This paper provides a structured procedure to evaluate the effect of mental workload and mental performance experimentally. The objective of this study is to investigate the relation and pattern of mental performance using ...
  • Ergonomics risk factors at manufacturing industry: a prelude study 

    Isa, Halim; Abdul Rahman, Omar; A. M. Saman; I. Othman; M. A. Ali (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    Manufacturing industry has been recognized as a vital contributor to nation economy as it offers enormous job opportunities to local and foreign workers. In recognition the importance of manufacturing industry, workplaces ...
  • Ergonomic problems in Universiti Utara Malaysia lecturers’ room 

    Norani, Nordin; Nur Farhana, Kamaruddin (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    The understanding of ergonomic issues is essential in improving human performance. By analyzing the interaction between humans and other elements of a system, human well-being and overall system performance could be ...
  • Ergonomic assessment of working postures in semiconductor manufacturing processes 

    Abdul Shukor, Abdullah; Mohd Nasrull, Abd Rahman (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    A cross-sectional study of semiconductor manufacturing processes was conducted to evaluate the ergonomic working postures of the workers. A main objective of this study was to identify and quantify ergonomics working postures ...
  • Driver fatigue and driving performance among drivers in Simulated Prolonged Driving 

    Kee, S.S.; Shamsul Bahri, Mohd Tamrin; Goh Yong, Meng (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    Motor vehicle accident is a major problem in Malaysia. The statistics for a ten year periods (1997 to 2007) shows an increasing number of accidents. Fatigue and drowsiness among the commercial drivers has been identified ...
  • Application of TRIZ in ergonomics problem solving 

    Kaliammal, Maniam; Nur Yusrina, Abdullah; Tracy Ong Suan Imm (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    All ergonomics injuries are handled in a reactive manner whereby corrective actions are thought of after the fact when injuries occur. Even at times, wrong root causes were identified and as a result, incorrect preventive ...
  • A study on noise exposure and its effects on employees’ health, safety and productivity in plastic based industry 

    Baba, Md Deros; Haniff, M. H. M.; D. Mohamad; Yee, T. J.; A. R. Ismail (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    The objective of this paper is to present a study on noise exposure and its effects on employees’ health, safety and influence to their productivity performance. In this study noise levels were measured at several work ...
  • Recommended furniture dimension for primary school children in Malaysia 

    Nurul Asyiqin, M.A.; Shamsul Bahri, Mohd Tamrin; Mohd Shahrizal, D.; Mohd Rafee, Baharudin; Muhamad Azhar, M.N. (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    The objective of this study is to proposed the new furniture dimension based on Malaysia’s school children anthropometry. This study presents the result of an anthropometric survey conducted on standard 2 and 5 of primary ...
  • Job rotation: cost-effective way to manage ergonomics risk at work 

    Kaliammal, Maniam (Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 2009-12-01)
    Ergonomics is still a new venture for many industries, especially for small medium industries and even some multinational companies. It became more challenging during current economic condition, whereby ergonomics not ...

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