MALAYSIA - Kawalan penggunaan asbestos dijalankan secara

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A-BAN 2013
22 & 23 NOVEMBER 2013 DHAKA,
MALAYSIA - Control the use of
legislation conducted by enforcement
• Factories and Machinery (Asbestos Process) Regulation 1986
• Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994
• Classification, Packaging and Labeling of Hazardous Chemicals
Regulation 1997
• Use and Standards of Exposure to Chemicals Hazardous to
Health Regulation 2000
• DOSH Guidelines on the Control of Chemicals Hazardous to
Health 2001
• DOSH Guidelines on Medical Surveillance 2001
• Environmental Quality (Scheduled West Regulations 1989)
Asbestos use in Malaysia
 14 processing plants asbestos products in the country has a
total staff of 3,148 people, however the amount of direct
exposure is 600 of the remaining 552 men and women.
 Joint venture companies were established with companies
for Japan and Australia to manufacture asbestos cement
products (roofing, flat sheets, pipes) friction material and
 However the total population, including the large number
of construction workers, motor vehicle mechanics, ship
yard workers, exposed to asbestos is not clear.
Estimated total number of workers exposed to
asbestos in the country
 Statistics from the Social Security Organisation
(SOCSO) of Malaysia showed an increase from 32
cases to 102 cases of occupational disease associated
with exposure to chemicals hazardous to health
between 2007 and 2009.
National Campaign
 2010 - Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC)
launched a signature campaign to press the
government for the purpose of enforcing the ban on
the use of asbestos in construction and manufacturing
 28 Julai 2011 Malaysian Trades Union Congress
(MTUC) send memorandum to the Deputy Minister of
Human Resources on the need for a completed ban of
Asbestos in Malaysia
Global Campaign
 Malaysian Trades Union Congress
(MTUC) and
Building Workers International (BWI) organize
International Conference on A-BAN ABESTOS in
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in December 2011.
 Representative from BWI is Mr. Adam Kaminski
• Maintaining a safety an health culture
• Hazard identification Asbestos
• Risk assessment and control Asbestos
• Information and training related Asbestos
• Asbestos ban Campaign
 Asbestos-related diseases can also occur as a result of
non-occupational, environmental exposure
 Asbestos was extensively use in many building
material, therefore large quantities of asbestos still
remain in buildings that were built prior to the
restriction of asbestos use that applies in many
 Stop sing the anestos to save our nes generation