About 3 or 4 accidents a week involve p-hailing riders, says industry group | The Malaysian Insight

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Fatigue, distraction named among reasons deliverymen crash on the road.

About 3 or 4 accidents a week involve p-hailing riders, says industry group

Fatigue, distraction named among reasons deliverymen crash on the road.

× Copy URL Persatuan Penghantar P-Hailing Malaysia is looking to enhance occupational safety and health training for p-hailing riders.Persatuan Penghantar P-Hailing Malaysia (Penghantar) president, Zulhelmi Mansor said apart from that, the lack of awareness on safety is also one of the main causes of accidents involving such riders.for the latest news you need to know.× Copy URL The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry holds an engagement session with stakeholders of the country’s chicken supply chain to determine its new ceiling price.

– AFP pic, June 25, 2022.ABOUT three to four accidents are reported weekly among p-hailing riders in the country due to fatigue and being made to adhere to delivery apps’ systems.The MoU was signed by Zulhelmi on behalf of Penghantar while MSOSH was represented by its president Dr Shawaludin Husin, which aimed to raise awareness on safety and health among p-hailing riders.Persatuan Penghantar P-Hailing Malaysia (Penghantar) president Zulhelmi Mansor said apart from that, the lack of awareness on safety is also one of the main causes of accidents involving such riders.50am to an accident involving the man, who was riding a power-assisted bicycle, and a lorry along Punggol Walk towards Punggol Way.“On average, they work more than four hours non-stop to chase trips and bookings until they get tired, (which can) eventually lead to accidents,” he told reporters after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Penghantar and the Malaysian Society for Occupational Safety and Health (MSOSH) in Shah Alam today."It is also to create awareness and protection among p-hailing riders on OSH as well as to ensure that all riders wear personal protective equipment while working," he said.The MOU, signed by Zulhelmi on behalf of Penghantar while MSOSH was represented by its president Dr Shawaludin Husin, aims to raise awareness on safety and health among p-hailing riders.According to Nanta, the meeting that began this morning would take into consideration all views in determining the maximum price of chicken in the market The ministry’s role would be towards enforcement, ensuring traders adhere to the stipulated ceiling price, he said.

“This cooperation is to support Penghantar’s safety and health policy towards creating a safe work culture among p-hailing riders and to prioritise occupational safety and health (OSH) based on the Occupational Safety and Health Act,” he said."It will be adapted as the p-hailing OSH guidelines as a whole, thus improving the social safety net of its employees," he said.A spokesperson for Grab told TODAY that it was aware of the accident and is in contact with the deceased’s next-of-kin to provide assistance.“It is also to create awareness and protection among p-hailing riders on OSH as well as to ensure that all riders wear personal protective equipment while working,” he said.Meanwhile, Dr Shawaludin said MSOSH would recognise the OSH module developed by Penghantar, the Malaysian Road Safety Research Institute, Universiti Teknologi Mara, and the Social Security Organisation.Malaysia through MSOSH will host the conference which brings together more than 40 OSH organisations from 23 countries in the Asia Pacific region.“It will be adapted as the p-hailing OSH guidelines, thus improving the social safety net of its employees,” he said.Yesterday’s fatal accident comes just over two months after a food delivery rider from Foodpanda died after getting hit by a van along Gambas Avenue.– Bernama, June 25, 2022.90 per kg.

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