LEGAL REQUIREMENT & AUDITING ASSESSMENT
Legal compliance comprises the culture, processes and structures directed at ensuring the organization meets its legal requirements, as well as its core values and internal standards. Some laws are obvious and very visible to the workings of the organization, other laws are less obvious or visible, but nevertheless important.
There are two requirements for an organization to be compliant with the law, first its policies need to be consistent with the law. Second, its policies need to be complete with respect to the law. The process of evaluating applicable regulatory and non-regulatory responses to risk and selecting among them requires knowledge of the legal, economic and social factors, as well as knowledge of the business world in which legal teams operate. U2C makes it happen by working closely with executive teams and other business departments to align their goals and ensure proper communication and compliance in the legal requirements.
Environmental regulations in Malaysia operate to regulate the interaction of humanity and the natural environment toward the purpose of reducing the adverse impact of human activity in the industry. Understanding of the environmental regulations helps organization to prevent present and future externalities, and preservation of common resources from industrial exhaustion. U2C is able to assist organization to adapt to the environmental law in their day to day operations.
An environmental impact assessment able to provide a view of the positive or negative impact that a project may have on environment, together consisting of the natural, social and economic aspects. The objective of the assessment is to helps decision makers consider the impacts to the environment when deciding whether to proceed with a project. The Department of Environment has established requirements where the assessment is compulsory. We offer one stop solutions for decision makers to understand the environmental commitments, provide justification and be accountable in their decisions.
Environmental monitoring and auditing are essential to characterize and determine the quality of the environment. It can be used as preparation of an environmental impact assessment as well as in many circumstances in which human activities carry a harmful risk to the environment. We are able to assist in the preparation and execution of environmental audit plan or monitoring programs in accordance to our client requirements.
The Chemical Health Risk Assessment (CHRA) is an assessment that has to be conducted arising from the use, handling, storage, transport, removal, disposal of treatment of chemicals hazardous to health in their workplace as required by the Occupational Safety and Health (Use and Standard of Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health) Regulation 2000.
In April 2000, Department of Occupational Safety and Health has enacted the OSH (Use and Standard of Exposure of Chemical Hazardous to Health) Regulation which require the employer to perform an assessment of health risks arising from the use of chemical hazardous to health at workplace.
CHRA is conducted with the purpose of enabling decisions to be made on appropriate control measures, induction and training of employees, monitoring and health surveillance activities as may be required to protect the health of employees who may be exposed to chemicals hazardous to health at work.
Our DOSH registered assessors shall identify the hazards posed by each of the chemical used and evaluate the degree of exposure of the employee. Recommendation shall be provided to further improve the existing control measures to prevent or reduce the risk.
Chemical Exposure monitoring is an assessment of chemicals hazardous to health which the employers shall ensure that the exposure of employees is monitored in accordance to Occupational Safety and Health (USECHH) Regulations 2000. CEM shall be conducted by a hygiene technician who recognized by DOSH Malaysia. If an employee is exposed or likely to be exposed to chemicals hazardous to health listed in Schedule II, the monitoring of exposure shall be repeated at intervals of not more than six months.
Occupational Safety & Health (Noise Exposure) Regulation 2019 enforces the requirement for safe noise levels in a workplace. Under the said Regulation, any employer of a workplace shall carry out a Noise Risk Assessment (NRA) to identify if his/her employee is likely to be exposed to excessive noise. The main objectives of carrying out Noise Risk Assessment are to determine the measurement of area exposed to excessive noise, noise contour, personal noise exposure monitoring and recommend appropriate control measure.
This assessment is focus on identifying known, hidden and potential environmental impairments through a thorough investigation on various factors. Data collected will be analyzed and to determine the site specific feasibility of cleanup and/or potential for future contamination. Our report fully documents the results of the specific analyses, our assessment of these findings and a further summary of available options. Where such action is essential, U2C is also able to provide a full service of remediation program recognized by the Department of Environment.