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  • Occupational Health Division
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  • Occupational Health Division

Occupational Health Division



"To enforce occupational health-related legal requirements and to encourage the adoption of health promotion and health protection in all workplaces."


  • Monitoring notification of occupational diseases and poisoning cases and assisting in the investigation of occupational diseases and poisoning cases in the respective states.
  • Monitoring the activities of occupational disease investigation by state officials.
  • Investigation of occupational diseases cases for ex-gratia compensation of government employees in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and the Royal Malaysian Police.
  • Analyzing occupational disease and poisoning reports from the sates and prepare compilation report
  • To provide advisory services to state offices, external agencies, health practitioners, and the public regarding health issues related to employment.
  • To provide input on occupational health related issues to other departments or ministries.
  • Monitoring the implementation of the Code of Practice on HIV / AIDS and Drugs, Alcohol and Substance Abuse in the workplace.
  • Conducting Basic Occupational Health Program (BOH), particularly in the Small and Medium Industries
  • Conducting Health Screening Program (MyHess) for Department of Occupational Safety and Health employees.


  • Registration and renewal of Occupational Health Doctors certificate under the Use and Standards of Chemicals Hazardous to Health Regulations 2000 (USECHH 2000).
  • Monitoring health and medical surveillance conducted by Occupational Health Doctors registered with the department.
  • Planning seminars, courses, or dialogue to promote awareness of occupational health.
  • Organizing First Aid Programme in the workplace for the employees of the Department of Occupational Safety and Health

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