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Employer's statutory responsibility in accordance to Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994


Hassan, Mumtaj and Md Salleh, Anis Shuhaiza (2018) Employer's statutory responsibility in accordance to Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994. International Journal of Law, Government and Communication, 3 (13). pp. 44-53. ISSN 0128-1763

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Abstract

Law imposes responsibility on employer to provide a safe dan healty working environment to his employee. Justifiably, a workplace accident is a tragedy, which may disturb the economic development of not only an organization but a country. With that, the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 (OSHA) has been promulgated to ensure the safety, health and welfare of an employee in public and private sectors in Malaysia are safeguarded.Therefore, this article identifies statutory responsibility of an employer in accordance to the AKKP together with discussion on the burden of proof and prosecution against an employer for his infringement of the responsibility. In writing of this article, the writer use legal research methodology, which emphasises on doctrinal approach. At the end, recommendations are posted for a betterment of employees’ safety and health in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Responsibilty, Employer, Safety, Health, Employment
Subjects: K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Divisions: School of Law
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2019 02:45
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2019 02:45
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/25508

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