Newsletter (Volume 5, No. 4)

Ergonomics Risk Assessment Training at the Workplace (Level 1: Initial)

Category: Ergonomics for Trained Person (Level 1)
Date: 2nd-3rd October 2019
Venue: Sepang Aircraft Engineering, Sepang, Selangor

Category: Ergonomics for Trained Person (Level 1)
Date: 7th-8th October 2019
Venue: Escatec Mechatronics, Johor



National Human Factors and Ergonomics Seminar 2019

Category: Public Ergonomics Seminar
Date: 22nd-23rd October 2019
Venue: UPM Serdang, Selangor

By T.Hari Krishnan

As an annual event, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Malaysia organized National Human Factors and Ergonomics Seminar on 22-23 October 2019 which took place at Auditorium Rashdan Baba, Universiti Putra Malaysia with the theme “Ergonomics Beyond Efficiency”.

There were 10 speakers in total which from Malaysia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia and Thailand.

Dr. Ng Yee Guan, the president of HFEM did the opening speech and share with the crowd the direction of HFEM in Malaysia.

The seminar was continued with the presentation by the Past President of HFEM, Prof. Dr. Shamsul Bahri Md Tamrin with the titled Ergonomics Assessment: The Current Methodology, Future Competency as Assessor and International Certification.

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 Commercial Vehicle Safety Forum 2019

Category: Public Forum
Date: 29th October 2019
Venue: UiTM Shah Alam, Selangor

Organized by Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Malaysia (HFEM) & Malaysian Institute of Transport (MITRANS)
Universiti Teknologi MARA

RideSAFE & MotoERGO Training 2019

Category: In-house training
Date: 31st October 2019
Venue: Sime Darby Oils Port Klang Refinery, Pelabuhan Klang, Selangor.


Ergonomics Risk Assessment at the Workplace Training (Level 1: Initial)

Category: Ergonomics for Trained Person (Level 1)
Date: 6th-7th November 2019
Venue: Petronas Gas Berhad, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan.

Category: Ergonomics for Trained Person (Level 1)
Date: 27th-28th November 2019
Venue: Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya



Category: In-house training
Date: 26th November 2019
Venue: CAE Kuala Lumpur Civil Aviation, Sepang, Selangor.


Student Chapter Committee

Operates under the auspices of HFEM, a Student Chapter of HFEM is a group of students interested in Human Factors and Ergonomics who coordinates events and activities that will benefit students, their higher institution, HFEM Committees and SIGs, HFEM, government, industries, and community in general. Since its establishment on September 30th, 2019, there are two Student Chapters have been registered – IIUM Gombak Student Chapter and Consist College Student Chapter.

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National Seminar Malaysian Federation of Occupational Safety and Health (MyFOSH 2019)

Strategic OSH NGOs Alliance

By Prof. Dr. Shamsul Bahri Mohd Tamrin
Immediate Past President of Human Factors & Ergonomics Society of Malaysia (HFEM)
Secretary General of Malaysian Federation of Occupational Safety and Health (MYFOSH)

One of the important frameworks in the coordination and collaboration of safety and health in Malaysia is the existence of multiples OSH Societies in giving OSH services, dissemination of knowledges and information, expert and the voice of OSH practitioners in improving OSH in general. There are various type of societies including National level, State level societies and technical societies with each society has their own mission, vision and objectives. It has been estimated that approximately more than 7,000 active members. The numbers of active members indicate a strong voice that need to be heard by the stake holders including government and policy maker (National Council of Occupational Safety and Health (NCOSH)), employers’ representatives and employees’ representatives. Through the initiative under the OSHMP 2020, DOSH had initiated with several societies in formation of a federated societies related to OSH in which the Federation within OSH Societies is a way that information and policy can be easily cascade to masses within OSH practitioners. The federation currently had 14 societies worked loosely with the aim of voicing issues from the base and assisting DOSH in technical expert and programs conducted in the future. In addition, the federation will worked with international societies in enhancing standard of OSH and networking.

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