Wednesday, January 6, 2010


To identify, select and bind the safety toolbox briefing manual for the use of the company associates, project site managers and contractors.


 To have an effective safety toolbox briefing manual for the use of company site managers and contractors person-in-charge whenever conducting daily safety briefing;

 Safety toolbox briefing manual will be one of the company OHS-MS safety binded document;

 To help and create confident to the site managers and person-in-charge and as their guidelines when conducting daily safety toolbox briefing on their selected and relevant topics;


 Reviewing company safety manual and set a strategy to meet customer requirement and satisfaction;

 Review project safety technical plan as submitted to by the contractor, consultant and DOSH;

 Select major core work activities at workplace, study the method statement, analyze the hazard and assess the possible risk hazard;

 Conduct brainstorming session with company steering safety committee members ( associate and stake holder);

 Draft selected safety toolbox topics will be review and refine before implementation as company document;


 Company will have a standard safety toolbox briefing manual for construction core work activities;

 Enabling the company to focus on the client’s safety management systems needs;

 Increase and develop confident to all company site managers and contractors supervisor’s when managing their tradesmen & workers at work sites;

 Helping the company to effectively manage its inter-department & trade contractors relationships;

 Providing an understanding of how to perform daily work activities safely and compliance to governing procedures;

 Providing a method to prepare the organization to meet its future challenges;


Safety toolbox briefing manual is developed for company guidelines in managing best safety practices among company associates, contractor workers, suppliers, service contractors and others. The safety briefing note will provide a useful reference point and guideline for the site managers and the contractors when managing toolbox briefing at work site. Core work safety toolbox briefing topics has been identified and work activity has become safety best practice and the purposes are: -

 To set safety briefing standard guidelines and benchmark whenever company managers, associates, stake holder and contractors conducting their daily safety toolbox briefing and as the company foundation for future safety challenge and improvements;

 To create best safety practice, good working attitude & habits among store team, associates and other stake holder will be able to understand better concerning governing regulations such as stipulated under OSHA Act 1994 (Act 514) Orders and Regulations, FMA Act 1967 (Act 139) Regulations and Rules, or any other governing legislation's;

 To educate store team, associates, stake holder and contractors in identify, analyzing job safety analysis, evaluate and eliminate the hazards, be able to conduct and develop risk assessment, be able to interpret the right working approach in managing best safety practices;

 The store team, associates, stake holder and contractors shall be able to define and monitor the roles and responsibilities for all contractors in managing their daily work thus ensure individual contractors are able to work as a team, have positive safety mind-set, understand and appreciate other people’s roles;

 The store team, associates, stake holder and contractors will be more responsive on daily safety issues, will be able to conduct safety briefing effectively and efficiently to all tradesmen;


 Store team, associates, stake holder and contractors shall attend safety induction training program planned and arranged by company safety officer before any work commencement;

 Contractor’s person-in-charge or their safety supervisors must conduct their individual daily safety toolbox briefing before start work, or if necessary assist by management;

 Safety Induction Briefing – to talks about basic project safety rules & regulations, the do’s & don’t, project emergency evacuation plan and building evacuation procedures;

 Safety Toolbox Briefing – to discuss day-to-day work risks, hazards, unsafe act, and unsafe condition observed; act as a continuous reminder to all tradesmen on priority works which needs priority attention;

 Safety Prep Talk – whenever store team or safety officer observed or spotted safety infringement during daily or periodic walk around check; cautions them, stop their work activity, identify and eliminate the hazards immediately;

 Contractors fail to conduct daily safety toolbox briefing to their tradesmen will not allowed to perform any work activities and safety penalty will be imposed;

 Safety briefing topics references are as follows:

- Project safety technical and logistic plan as submitted to DOSH;
- OSHA Act 1994 (Act 514) and Regulations & Orders;
- FMA Act 1967 (Act 139) & Regulations and Rules;
- Client OSH-MS and their safe work procedures & practices;
- Project or building emergency response plans procedures and etc.

 Briefing contents shall address the important of self-discipline; right working attitude, positive mind-set and tradesmen are daily reminded to be proactive towards safety;

 Attendees attending safety induction and toolbox briefing must be in full compliance of personnel protective equipments usage;

 Attendees must sign-in when attending safety toolbox briefing and to sign-out whenever leaving the work site upon obtaining site managers approval;


‘Employer’ – means the immediate employer or the principle employer or both. It’s also means the owner of an industry or the person with whom an employee has entered into a contract of service or apprenticeship;

‘Principle Employer’ – means the owner of an industry or the person with whom an employee has entered into a contract of service, which include:
 Manager, agent or person responsible for the payment of salary or wages to an employee;
Occupier of a place of work;
 Legal representative of a deceased owner or occupier;
 Government in Malaysia, department of any such government, local authority or statutory body;

‘Immediate Employer’ – in relation to employees employed by or through him, means a person who has undertaken the execution at the place of work where the principle employer is carrying on his trade, business, profession, vocation, occupational or calling, or under the supervision of the principle employer or his agent, of the whole or any part of any work which is ordinarily part of the work of the trade, business, profession, vocation, occupational or calling of the principle employer or is preliminary to the work carried on in, or incidental to the purpose of, any such trade business, profession, vocation, occupational or calling, and includes a person by whom the services of an employee who has entered into a contract of service with him are temporarily lent or let on hire to the principle employer;

‘Self – Employed Person’ – means an individual who works for gain or reward otherwise than under contract of employments, whether or not he himself employs others;

‘Employee’ – means a person who is employed for wages under a contract of service on or in connection with the work of an industry to which the act applies or any person engaged in activities for an employer from whom he receives direct payment for his services;

‘Contract of Service’ – means any agreements, whether oral or in writing and whether express or implied, whereby on person agrees to employ another as an employee and that other agrees to serve his employer as an employee and includes an apprenticeship contract;

‘Occupier’ – in relation to a place of work, means a person who has the management or control of the place of work;

‘Place of Work’ – means premises where persons work or premises used for the storage of plant or substance. ‘Premises’ – means include:
 Any land, building or part of any building;
 Any vehicle, vessel or aircraft;
 Any installation on land, offshore installation or other installation whether on the bed of or floating on any water;
 Any tent or movable structure;

‘Work’ – for the purpose for the understanding of Act;‘Work’ means work as an employee or as a self-employed person;
 An employee is deemed to be at work throughout the time when he is at his place of work but not otherwise;
 The self-employed person is at work throughout such time as he devotes to work as a self-employed person.

‘So far as is Practicable’ – means practicable having regard to:

 the severity of the hazard or risk in question;
 the state of knowledge about the hazard or risk and any way of removing or mitigating the hazard or risk;
 the availability and suitability of ways to remove or mitigate the hazard or risk;
 the cost of removing or mitigating the hazard or risk;

‘Competent Person’ – means an employee or any other person who is appointed by the manufacturer and approved in writing by the director general to prepare;

‘Authorized Manager’ – means a person duly authorized by an employer to deal with any matter relating to the safety and health of persons employed at the place of work;

‘Major Accident’ – means occurrences including, in particular, a major emission, fire or explosion resulting from uncontrolled development in the course of an industrial activity which leads to serious danger to persons, whether immediate or delayed or inside or outside an installation, or to the environment, and involving one or more hazardous substances;

‘Accident’ – means uncontrolled, unplanned event in which the action or reaction of an object, subject, person or radiation results in personal injury or property damage;

‘Risks’ – means anything that having potential to caused harm or probability harm will occur x consequences;

‘Hazards’ – means potential to cause harm;

‘Danger’ – means exposure to harm;

‘Near-Misses’ – means any incident at a place of work, which has the potential of causing injury to any person or damage to any property;

‘Lost-Time-Injury’ – means an injury, which prevents any worker from performing normal work and leads to a permanent or temporary incapacity of work;

‘Lost-Time-Injury’ – towards the company means any company site staffs or tradesmen got injured, which prevents any worker from performing normal work and leads to a permanent or temporary incapacity of work and was given more then four (4) consecutive days of medical leave;

‘No Lost-Time-Injury 1’ – means an injury where no work is lost beyond that required for medical attention;

‘No Lost-Time-Injury 2’ – towards the company means any company site staffs or tradesmen get injured during the work activities where no work is lost beyond that required for medical attention;

‘Work Injury’ – means any accidental injury or occupational disease suffered by a person which arises out of and in the course of his employment;

‘Work Man-Hour’ – means is the total number of employee-hours worked by all employees including those in operating production, maintenance, transportation, clerical, administration, sales and other activities;



  1. Safety manager having capability to cope with the hazardous or any accidental conditions.

  2. salam hai,

    dato' do you have any example of Safety briefing in power point format?