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Safer construction sites in the works

Safer construction sites

Safer construction sites in the works

Safer construction sites in the works Under proposed amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 1994, the maximum fine for the offence, which is currently RM50,000, will be raised, Depart­ment of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) director-general Omar Mat Piah told The Star. Omar declined to reveal the exact figure for the new maximum penalty but said it would be a significant increase. The amendments, which are set to be tabled in Parliament in March, will also hold project owners and designers responsible for construction safety and health alongside employers and main contractors. This will be done by...

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