DRAFT SUMMARY OF DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

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					 DRAFT SUMMARY OF DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
               HEALTH MALAYSIA ACCIDENTS


 No: 33/2000

     Place of Accident           Date of Accident             No. of Accident(s)
         Selangor                    8/8/2000                         1


 Pinned between objects

Incident:
 A worker was operating an Auto Vulcanising machine at a factory manufacturing
 metal products. He discovered that the machine was producing unsatisfactory
 products. He tried to correct the problem by cleaning the top of the mould. While
 doing the cleaning, his hand accidentally pressed the operation button causing his
 head to get stuck between the top and the bottom moulds. He died on the spot.


Main cause of accident
 Direct cause:
    1. Pinned between objects.
 Basic causes:
    1. The SOP provided by the employer was not adhered to.
    2. Lack of supervision by the employer.




Suggestion(s):
 The employer needs to put emphasis on the occupational safety and health training
 that should be given to the staff.




Classification of Accident
 Pinned between objects

				
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