27 September 2020 – IPEC Bureau and Sabah Occupational Safety, Health & Environment Association (SOSHEA) signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement to collaborate on BIZVALID Program – Business Self-Validation & Certification Against Covid-19) Safety & Health Web Solution to gain public confidence and in support of business recovery.
SOSHEA was established on 4 May 2016 with the vision to promote awareness and raise the standard of Safety, Health & Environment in Sabah. Among their objectives are to collaborate with the Government, NGOs and organizations to develop better Occupational Safety, Health and Health (OSHE) standards, to promote and enhance cooperation/collaboration between employers and employees on OSHE, and to enhance the competencies of OSHE practitioners. They organize training and awareness programs pertaining to OSHE as well.
The signing of the agreement is timely as this will be the first time BIZVALID to be introduced in Sabah. This is a great start to create a synergy and cooperation for both parties to explore opportunities in other areas, moving forward.