Occuopotional Safety and Health Administration (Osha) Practices and Osha Performance in Malaysian Automotive Industry
Submitted By mohmed
OCCUOPOTIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA) PRACTICES AND OSHA PERFORMANCE IN MALAYSIAN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
GHANIM Mohmed Adeil
University Putra Malaysia, Faculty of Engineering, Malaysia
Keywords: OSHAP; OSHAPM; Safety Performances; Financial Performances; Malaysian Automotive Industry.
This paper review the issues of the occupational safety and health administration practices (OSHAP) and occupational safety and health administration performances (OSHAPM) that affect the practices in Malaysian Automotive Industry. In addition, this paper discusses the OSHAP which are safety, culture, employee involvement, employee attitude, leadership style, safety and health training and last the effective communication. Not only that but to examine its impact on OSHAPM which are safety and financial performance in the automotive industry. However, this paper explores prior literatures and findings that were found by other researchers in the Malaysian automotive industry regarding these issues.
Actually, the history of automotive industry in Malaysia has started at the early age of the second half of the 20th century. Several factors had played a main role in the reason behind this industry rise or in fact birth. The main reason was to strengthen this industry and decrease dependency on the agriculture sector. Not to say that agriculture is not profitable or important, but this industry will pull up the whole economic together .The reason why? Is because it is connected to many sectors in the economic, even agriculture. Second, to limit the import of such product that cost the country a great amount of hard currency every year. Moreover, creation of employment’s opportunities at all fields, for example in production line and managerial department. The development of industrial sector as well. This industry has...