The Center for Occupational Safety and Health Management (CMeOSH) has held a Utilization of Hygiene Instruments Course on 14 -15 June 2020 at the CMeOSH Office at UMK Bachok Campus. This course was conducted by the Director of CMeOSH, YBhg. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr Ahmad Rasdan Bin Ismail and CMeOSH Assistant Registrar Ms Norhidayah Binti Mat Sout. The course was also attended by CMeOSH staff and Ts Dr Nor Hakimin bin Abdullah as the Hygiene Industrial Specialist for Radiation Protection, Center for Occupational Safety and Health Management Committee (JPKKPI) appointed by UMK.
The purpose of this course was to understand the use of hygiene instrument and to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (AKKP) 1994 Section 15 (2) (c) in conducting internal monitoring at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. One of the hygiene equipment that is being tested by Ts Dr Nor Hakimin bin Abdullah as the UMK's Radiation Protection Officer (RPO) is MultiRAE. MultiRAE is a multi-function gas detector that combines continuous monitoring capabilities for hazardous organic compounds, toxic and combustible gases, and gamma-ray detectors. Wireless MultiRAE equipment provides a real-time reading on instruments from any location for a fast and quick response. MultiRAE is capable of enhancing UMK's internal monitoring capabilities for potential harmful gases and radiation on the campus.
The two-day course proved to be an excellent opportunity to expose and enhance participants' understanding of the use of hygiene instruments and thus assist in the implementation of internal monitoring at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan.
ChM Ts. Dr Nor Hakimin Bin Abdullah