Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Aiming for zero accidents

A culture of prevention is not achievable if Malaysians accept that accidents are a normal occurrence in their daily lives, according to the Social Security Organisation (Socso) Malaysia.The two-day conference at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre aims to provide occupational safety and health (OSH) and road safety practitioners with a strong understanding of Vision Zero and its impact on improving the work environment. Safety, health and wellbeing are the three key pillars of Vision Zero – a global campaign based on the belief that all accidents are preventable.

Death by accidents are commonplace in the country, with 2017 data from the Statistics Department indicating transport accidents as the fourth most common cause of death among Malaysians... Read More