Vision Zero Malaysia
VISION ZERO MALAYSIA
  

WHAT IS VISION ZERO ?
    The Vision Zero is a strategic approach for preventing workplace accidents and promoting health and wellbeing of employees regardless of their employers. It promotes a culture of prevention and commitment to safety, health and wellbeing by all people at the workplace. The culture is an integral part of management system based on the philosophy that ‘No Single Accident Is Acceptable’.

    The Vision Zero Malaysia 2019 is a conference organised by the Social Security Organisation of Malaysia (SOCSO) and participated by OSH professionals, employers and academicians.

    The conclusion of the conference, officiated by the Honorable Minister of Human Resources at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC), Putrajaya, on the 9th - 10th July 2019, the participants, stakeholders and its representatives accepted the following resolutions:

    1. Recognizing the principles of the Vision Zero and its implementation based on the ''Seven Golden Rules''
    2. To form a strategic plan for safety, health and wellbeing of Malaysian employees based on the following objectives:

      1. To provide a national strategy, platform and resources in support of Vision Zero
      2. To encourage synergies among prevention of health and safety organizations and for companies of any scale through a joint campaign
      3. To support businesses in the development of a workplace prevention culture based on Vision Zero

        1. Extend the reach of the strategic plan to enable the community at large to accept the concept of Vision Zero in ensuring safety, health and wellbeing in all aspects of life.
        2. Enable a paradigm shift in the next generation of Malaysian that accidents are preventable, therefore no single death due to accident is acceptable.

    In order to oversee and support the agenda in Malaysia, a Vision Zero Secretariat is to be established to conduct and provide resources for Vision Zero partners, companies or any interested parties in Malaysia. This is in support of the secretariat for the Vision Zero Global Alliance activities and directions.

    This is a platform or one of the pillars of Vision Zero to the modernization of the management and provision of relevant information that promotes prevention and workers health promotion. The page Vision Zero PERKESO and website https://visionzero.perkeso.gov.my hosts trading platforms for prevention and workers health promotion to:

    1. spread the concept of VISION ZERO by providing customizable tools;
    2. update information rapidly at the national level;
    3. identify and highlight good business practices through targeted communication campaigns;
    4. thematize occupational safety and health among the general public as well as companies to bring about a change of mentality among all the actors involved.

    As a conclusion, the Vision Zero Conference Malaysia 2019 had collectively agreed to the planning and operations for a sustainable strategic approach, coordinated through Vision Zero Secretariat at a national level. Recognizing that the prevention of work-related accidents is a shared responsibility, the Partners and Companies of the Vision Zero commit themselves to implement an action plan to promote, coordinate and reinvigorate workplace safety, health and wellbeing in Malaysia.



 WHY VISION ZERO ?
  1. “Vision Zero” is a transformational approach to prevention that integrates the three dimensions of safety, health and well-being at all levels of work.
  2. Building a strong prevention culture, these causes can be eliminated, and work-related accidents, harm and occupational diseases can be prevented.
  3. Safe and healthy working conditions are not only a legal and moral obligation – they also pay off economically.
  4. The ISSA’s Vision Zero concept is flexible and can be adjusted to the specific safety, health or well-being priorities for prevention in any given context. Vision Zero is beneficial to any workplace, enterprise or industry in all regions of the world.



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