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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Introduction 


Approval of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is one of the needs and requirements of the Factories and Machinery Act 1967, Occupational Health and Safety Act 1994 and Regulations there under. Where there are seven types of approval Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which requires the approval from Director as below :          
  1. Respiratory Protection (JKKP HIE/12/2/1) 2)
  2. Hearing Protection (JKKP HIE/12/2/2)
  3. Eye Protection (JKKP HIE/12/2/3)
  4. Hand Protection (JKKP HIE/12/2/4)
  5. Foot Protection (JKKP HIE/12/2/5)
  6. Body Protection (JKKP HIE/12/2/6)
  7. Head Protection (JKKP HIE/12/2/7)


Procedure Of Application

1.0 All applications must use the company official letter head and addressed to: -
  Approval and Hazard Control Monitoring Unit,
Industrial Hygiene & Ergonomics Division,
Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH),
Level 4, Block D4, Complex D,
Federal Government Administrative Centre,
62530 Putrajaya.

Tel : 03-8886 5334
Fax: 03-8890 1315
2.0  The following documents should be enclosed with the application: -
 
  1. Compan Official Letter Head Application
  2. Original catalogue/brochure and manual on use pf PPE
  3. Full type test report from SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd
  4. Product Certification License from SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd
  5. Appointment letter as authorized distributor/supplier from origin manufacturer
  6. Product sample each model and type
3.0 Apply separately for DIFFERENT TYPE of equipment. Please mention below information.
 
  1. Numbers
  2. Type of PPE
  3. Brand
  4. Model
  5. Manufacturer
  6. Standard
  7. Type of protection
4.0 Testing can be carried out in:-
 
  1. Testing Laboratory at SIRIM QAS International
  2. Testing laboratory at Factory Manufacturer
  3. Third Party Testing Laboratory
  4. Testing laboratory accredited to ISO / IEC 17025
5.0 DOSH would make verification of the documents that have been provided after receiving the completed application. The decision will be issued within 30 working days of receipt of the applications.
6.0 PPE approval is based on results of the full type test report supervised by SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd and witnessed by DOSH.
7.0 PPE approval period is 5 years based on the validity of the approval letter KPD issued by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH).
8.0 No supplementary licence allowed. Each applicant must have their own full type test report and product certification licence.
9.0 The product will be only terminated if there is any issue during surveillance audit conduct by SIRIM QAS International by time to time.
10.0 Responsibility of the applicant after approval are as follows :
 
  1. To notify the Department of any change of address, telephone number, fax number or status as a legitimate supplier or distributor.
  2. Provide training assistance to consumers regarding the selection, use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.
  3. Comply with the instructions issued by the Department from time to time. The Department may withdraw approval issued if the information provided is not correct.
  4. Using a label or logo of approval issued by SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd


DOSH Website


List of Approved Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be posted on the DOSH website after the approval given.

Enquiry

Kindly contact: -

Approval and Hazard Control Monitoring Section,
Industrial Hygiene & Ergonomics Division,
Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH),
Level 4, Block D4, Complex D,
Federal Government Administrative Centre,
62530 Putrajaya.

Tel : 03-8886 5334
Fax: 03-8890 1315

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