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Department of Occupational Safety and Health, DOSH (Malaysia)

Jabatan Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan - JKKP (Department of Occupational Safety and Health - DOSH)

The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is a department under the Ministry of Human Resources. This department is responsible for ensuring the safety, health and welfare of people at work as well as protecting other people from the safety and health hazards arising from the activities sectors which include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Mining and Quarrying
  • Construction
  • Hotels and Restaurant
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Transport, Storage and Communication
  • Public Services and Statutory Authorities
  • Utilities – Gas, Electricity, Water and Sanitary Services
    Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
    Wholesale and Retail Trades

As a government agency, the department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of legislations related to occupational safety and health of the country, with a vision of becoming an organisation which leads the nation in creating a safe and healthy work culture that contributes towards enhancing the quality of working life.

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