KOTA KINABALU: Occupational safety, health and environment practioners in the State now have an avenue to promote and improve their interest through the Sabah Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Association (SOSHEA).
SOSHEA or Persatuan Keselamatan, Kesihatan dan Alam Sekitar Sabah was officially launched on Mar 9 by the State Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) Director Haji Zulkifli Yahya.
The launching was done in conjunction with the first Borneo OSH dinner at the Palace Hotel attended by 60 guests.
Among those on hand were SOSHEA President, Professor Dr Shamsul Bahari Shamsudin, SOSHEA members and VVIP guests from DOSH, National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health Sabah & Federal territory of Labuan as well as Social Security Organistion (PERKESO).
Zulkifli in his speech expressed hope that SOSHEA will continuously be an active association striving to achieve its objectives and strengthen relationship, unity and cooperation among its members.
Registered with the Registrar of Societies (RoS) on May 4, 2016, SOSHEA has six main objectives namely;
- To promote and improve the interest of the Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Practitioners;
- To promote and enhance the standard of the Occupational Safety, Health and Environment;
- To promote, improve and enhance cooperation between employees and employer related to the Occupational Safety, Health and Environment;
- To cooperate with agencies and other associations in related to Occupational Safety, Health and Environment;
- To distribute as and when practicable to members any Occupational Safety, Health and Environment information and publication; and
- To recognise the contribution given to this field by the Practitioners’ members of the Occupational Safety, Health and Environment.
The association encouraged and is inviting all the Occupational Safety, Health and Environment practitioners in Sabah, agencies, society, public and private sector services, competent person to join and work together for mutual benefits.-SabahNewsToday