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Factories and Machinery Act 1967 (2 days)

March 26, 2024 - March 27, 2024


The Factories and Machinery Act 1967 is a pivotal piece of legislation in Malaysia designed to ensure the safety, health, and welfare of workers employed in factories and the proper use of machinery. The primary objectives of this act are to establish a framework for the systematic management of factories and machinery, with a specific focus on minimizing workplace hazards, preventing accidents, and promoting the general well-being of workers.

Target Audience

The target audience for the Factories and Machinery Act 1967 includes employers, factory owners, managers, and all individuals involved in the operation and maintenance of factories and machinery. Additionally, the act extends its reach to workers, as it outlines their rights and protections to foster a safe and conducive working environment.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Develop the ability to identify potential workplace hazards.
  • Acquire skills in implementing appropriate safety measures in the workplace.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards outlined in the Act.
  • The Act aims to empower participants with the knowledge and tools needed to safeguard workers’ well-being and enhance overall workplace safety.
  • Understand the importance of regular inspections for maintaining a safe work environment.

Course Outlines:

Day 1:

Module 1: Introduction to the Act

  • Overview of the Factories and Machinery Act 1967
  • Historical context and its significance in Malaysia
  • Key objectives and principles guiding the Act

Module 2: Framework for Systematic Management

  • Establishing a systematic management framework for factories and machinery
  • Roles and responsibilities of employers, factory owners, and managers
  • Rights and protections outlined for workers

Module 3: Workplace Hazard Identification

  • Developing skills to identify potential hazards in the workplace
  • Strategies for proactive hazard mitigation

Module 4: Safety Measures Implementation

  • Acquiring skills to implement appropriate safety measures
  • Best practices for creating a safe and conducive working environment

Module 5: Regulatory Compliance

  • Understanding and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards
  • The legal obligations of employers and managers
  • Consequences of non-compliance

Day 2:

Module 6: Importance of Regular Inspections

  • Significance of regular inspections in maintaining a safe work environment
  • Inspection procedures and documentation
  • Implementing corrective actions based on inspection findings

Module 7: Empowering Participants

  • Providing knowledge and tools to safeguard workers’ well-being
  • Practical applications of the Act in enhancing workplace safety
  • Strategies for promoting a safety-conscious culture

Module 8: Legislation Review Sessions

  • Schedule collaborative sessions for participants to review and discuss specific sections of the Factories and Machinery Act.
  • Aim to promote a detailed understanding of legal language and interpretations.

Module 9: Creation of Safety Manuals:

  • Assign participants the task of developing safety manuals based on Act guidelines.
  • Emphasize the consolidation of learning into practical documents applicable in real-world workplace settings.
RM 1,500.00 Per Person (HRD Corp Claimable Course) + 6% SST
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For any enquiries, please contact us at:
UOA Academy Sdn Bhd
UOA Corporate Tower, Lobby A, Avenue 10, The Vertical
Bangsar South City, No 8 Jalan Kerinchi
59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: 6019 225 0942 / 6016 806 1760 / 6016 241 3517
Email: register@uoa-academy.com
Cancellation & Transfer

Please note that should this registration be cancelled fourteen (14) days before the day of the training, a 50% cancellation charge will be imposed. If cancellation is made seven (7) days before the training, full payment of the training will be levied. Please note that amendments can only be made to the above arrangement by giving a minimum of three (3) working days’ notice. Additionally, a 30% upfront payment is required via Human Resource Development Corporation (HRDC) or bank transfer.

Disclaimer: UOA Academy reserves the right to make changes to the venue, date, and speaker,
including cancellation of the workshop if warranted by circumstances beyond its control.



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