2019 | Quarter 1

Malakoff’s Lumut Power Plant Wins

Prestigious NCOSH Excellence Award

Lumut Power Plant (LPP), owned by Malakoff Corporation Berhad (Malakoff), a member of MMC Group, won the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (NCOSH) Excellence Award 2018 for the ‘Electricity Facility’ category from the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), under the Ministry of Human Resources, in a ceremony held at Mövenpick Hotel and Convention Centre, KLIA on 27 February 2019.

The prestigious NCOSH Excellence Award is a national level recognition to organisations with excellent track record in occupational health and safety management system and practices at the workplace.

The award was presented to Dato’ Ahmad Fuaad Kenali, Chief Executive Officer of Malakoff, by YAB   Dato’ Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Dr. Wan Ismail, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, witnessed by YB Tuan M Kulasegaran, Minister of Human Resources and his deputy, YB Dato’ Mahfuz Omar.  

Speaking on LPP’s win, Dato’ Ahmad Fuaad was humbled and honoured that LPP was selected as a winner this year. “This is a recognition of the good health and safety practices that are in place at our power plants. Besides operating our power plants according to the industry’s standard, we ensure that health and safety practices are ingrained as part of our working culture.”

Since last year, LPP embarked on Systematic Occupational Health Enhancement Level Programme or SoHELP to enhance occupational health standard at the workplace especially related to chemical management, ergonomic issues and hearing conservation, for which LPP achieved Level 5, the highest level of SoHELP’s implementation. Amongst the initiatives implemented were the replacement of Hydrazine Hydrate in the plant’s cooling water system with Sodium Molybdate, a less toxic and better corrosion inhibitor and the establishment of ear plug stations at the plant’s process areas.

LPP also established a web-based Management Action Plan Tracker which monitors the progress of outstanding safety issues at plant and enables them to keep track of the status of safety audit findings.

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