Prosecuted and Compound Cases for 2020 by Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH)

Prosecuted Cases and Compound Cases are hereby the outcome of DOSH enforcement to companies for their failure to provide safe and healthy workplace in compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 (OSHA 1994) and Its Regulations.

Prosecuted cases are cases in which they were prosecuted in the court for various safety and health offenses and if found guilty, the offenders need to pay penalty. Compound cases are cases which were not prosecuted in court and offenders have to pay certain amount of compound.

Latest Information on Prosecuted Cases and Compound

For duration of

1 October 2020 to 9 October 2020

Prosecuted Cases

4 Cases

Total Penalty : RM 68000

Compound Cases

12 Cases

Total Compound: RM 57000

No

Industry of Company

Offenses

Penalty

1

Manufacturing

Sec. 17(1), OSHA 1994

Failure of employer to ensure, so far as practicable, that he and other persons, not being his employees, who may be affected thereby are not thereby exposed to risks to their safety or health.

 

RM 30,000.00

2

Business service

Sec. 15 (1), OSHA 1994

Failure of employer to ensure, so far as practicable , the safety, health and welfare at work of all his employees.

RM 18,000.00

3

Manufacturing

Sec. 15 (1), OSHA 1994

Failure of employer to ensure, so far as practicable, the safety, health and welfare at work of all his employees

RM 18,000.00

4

Manufacturing

Reg. 5(1), USECHH 2000, OSHA 1994

Failure of employer to identify and record in a register all chemicals hazardous to health used in the place of work

RM 2,800.00

 

OVERALL CASES FOR YEAR 2020

PERIOD

January 2020 to 9 October 2020

Total Prosecuted Cases Completed

165

Total Penalty

RM 2,337,000.00

Total Compound Cases Completed

388

Total Compound

RM 945,500

Notes:
Data on prosecuted and compound cases will be updated weekly on our website

Source:

Department of Occupational Safety and Health

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HSE Insights, Issue 6, October 2020