Occupational Safety and Health at Workplace

Date :
07 - Oct - 2021 To 07 - Oct - 2021
Time : 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
Mode of programme : Virtual Programme
Platform: Zoom


At the end of this module, the student will be able to:

  • What is OSHA 1994
  • Understand the role of employer and employee from HSE perspective
  • Know the evolution of OSH globally and the enforcement in Malaysia
  • Learn the Historical tragedies that lead to OSHA
  • Identify the core elements of an effective safety and health management system
  • Describe the major hazards at workplace
  • Know the controls and measure to mediate the hazards
  • Know the importance of Safety & Health Committee
  • Relate how to manage the Policy, Procedure and Programme of HSE





Safety Personnel / Managers, Supervisors, OSH Practitioners, Safety and Health Committee members or interested individuals.




Remote Online learning – virtual classroom with case scenarios and discussion




  • Good Internet / wifi connectivity
  • PC/ Laptop with good audio/visual
  • Virtual platform - ZOOM

Occupational Safety & Health Act 1994

  • Definition of the act (layman term)
  • The role and responsibility of Employer and Employee
  • Benefits of HSE for an organisation

Evolution of OSHA

  • Scientific and medical findings of diseases related to work
  • OSH Theories by Heinrich, Dan Petersan, Domino Theory etc

Historical Tragedy in HSE

  • Hawk Nest Tragedy
  • Minamata Disease
  • Bhopal Tragedy
  • Sg.Buloh Fire Cracker Factory Explosion

Accidents and Its Effects

  • Insured VS Uninsured
  • Sources of Accidents
  • Effects of Accidents to Organisation

Critical HSE issues at workplace

  • Stress
  • Ergonomic Hazards
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Mechanical Hazards
  • Slip, Trip & Falls
  • Heat, Temperature & Pressure
  • Electricity, Fire & Vibration

Control Measures to mediate and manage hazards

  • Eliminate
  • Isolate
  • Substitute
  • Engineering Control
  • Training & Administration
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Roles of Safety & Health Committee

  • Basic introduction
  • Fundamentals of SHC

The 3 Ps for HSE at workplace

  • Importance of HSE Policy
  • Why HSE procedures should be developed, implemented and enforced
  • Encouraging employee participation thru HSE programmes


Sheymalatha Ranggasamy

Sheyma started as a HR practitioner and worked her way up to be a HR Manager within 6 years upon her graduation from National University of Malaysia with a very reputable Multi National Organisation Worldwide. She has also successfully completed her MBA in Strategic Management from Stichting Euregio University College.



During her 9 years of experience as a HR practioner, she was exposed to many areas of Human Capital Development, Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) activities which involves shop floor employees’ right up to the Senior Management Team.



Along these years, she has been highly involved in training and mentoring fellow employees in various areas of soft skills Human Resource Practices and SHE. Her interest in SHE brought her to complete the NIOSH Safety Officer Programme and later pursue her career as a Safety Training Officer for a world renowned Oil & Gas producer.



Her key area of specialization includes, developing safety culture in organisations, managing and facilitating Quality Control Circles(QCC), 7 QC Tools, 5’S’ at Workplace, ISO 9001:2008 Awareness and Documentation, OHSAS 18001 Awareness and Documentation, General Safety Awareness Programme, Safety & Health Committee, Office Safety, Communication and Business Writing Skills, Customer Service, Effective Time Management, Problem Solving & Decision Making, 8D Systematic Problem Solving Techniques, Convergent Divergent Thinking, Professional Office Management and also Planning & Executing Effective Training Programme for Companies.



Her interest in the area of training started when she was appointed as the Team Leader for a Quality Control Circle and the team went right up to National QCC Convention and won Gold Star Award. Thereafter, Sheyma attended training to equip herself up as one of the Company’s key QCC Facilitators.



Her experience as a QCC facilitator later expanded into being an in-house trainer for various soft skills training. As of to date, Sheyma has trained more than few thousand participants in various areas of soft skills. She is also the Safety Training Office placed in the gas platform for one of the world’s leading oil & gas producers. Her exposure in the area of safety and also oil & gas has enable her to tailor dynamic programme for various group of participants.



Sheyma strongly believes good training, coaching and mentoring is the key success factor for an organisation, as solid workforce builds the strong foundation and base of the organisation.


MYR 330.00

Subjected to 6% SST


1 Day/s

4 CPD Points

Certificate of Attendance Will be Provided

HRDcorp Claimable