The standards on safety, health, and welfare had to be reviewed, drafted, and finalised from time to time. This ensured that the prepared standards were relevant to the safety and health conditions of the workplace.
a. Policy Study
Studies on existing OSH policies were conducted from time to time to assess the extent to which these policies had achieved their original objectives. Changes would be made, if necessary, to ensure that the goals and the practice of selfregulation among employers and employees were achieved.
b. Drafting Regulations, Guidelines, and Industrial Codes of Practice
The Department had and currently in the process of amending the new industrial Regulations, Codes of Practice, and Guidelines. This was intended to assist the industry in complying with and fulfilling its responsibilities as an employer, as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994.