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 24[IT] Manipulating Data Effectively with Microsoft Excel (Level 1 & 2) 24-25 June 2024; 22-23 July 2024 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 24Criminal Misconduct24 June 2024 (9.00 AM – 5.30 PM)
 25INTERPERSONAL & COMMUNICATION SKILLS25-26 June 2024 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 25“HANDLING POOR PERFORMANCE EMPLOYEES” - STRATEGIES TO PREVENT COSTLY CONSEQUENCES 25 June 2024 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 25[NTW] Mandatory Festival Bonus: Why is it Unlawful? and Brief Overview of the Constructive Dismissal25 June 2024 (11am - 12pm)
 25[NTW] GROW with Coaching25 June 2024 (2.30pm – 4.30pm)
 26Handling Work Stress & Time Management26 June 2024 (8.30 AM – 5.00 PM)
 26[KK] “Conducting Domestic Inquiry” - Doing it Right in the Workplace 26 June 2024 (8.30 AM – 5.00 PM)
 27[IT] Optimizing the Power of Microsoft Excel in HR 27-28 June 2024; 18-19 July 2024 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 27[Kuching] HR FOR BEGINNERS27-28 June 2024 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 27Handling Misconduct Relating To Absenteeism 27 June 2024 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 27[NTW] Take Care our Mental Health (Mandarin)27 June 2024 (10am - 12pm)
 

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Occupational Safety & Health  >   Hazards at Workplace
 
expand    What are hazards and how can I identify them at my workplace?

​Hazard is defined as anything or any source that can cause harm to the human and damage to property. Basically hazards are classified into 5 namely:

 
  1. Chemical hazards – e.g. Dust, Fumes, Vapour

  2. Physical hazards – e.g.  Noise, Vibration, mechanical, electrical and fire

  3. Biological hazards – e.g. Virus, Fungus , Bacteria

  4. Psychosocial hazards – e.g. sexual harassment, peers influence and pressure

  5. Ergonomic risk factor – e.g. incorrect way of lifting, repetitive motion and over reaching.
 
Hazard can be identified at the workplace by conducting inspections, Hazard Analysis and Job Safety analysis.


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