Safety & Environment Requirement for Contractors
1.1 This procedure highlights the safe working practices required for all contractors working at TSG or site . It is intended
to improve safety performance and to ensure the safety of contract employees as well as the employees at TSG or
1.2 It is fully recognized that contractors have the primary responsibility for executing on-site safety for their own activities.
Each contractor is responsible for ensuring that its employees,and the employees of any subcontractors, comply with
all applicable local, state and federal regulations, and the policies of TSG. All work performed shall comply with the
requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act And Regulations ( Act 514), without exception.
2.1 The safety practices shall be followed whenever performing work at TSG or site.
2.2 The contractor shall require that all subcontractors observe the safety practices in the same manner as the
2.3 All contractors shall designate a Supervisor who shall have the primary responsibility for ensuring that these safety
practices and procedures are followed.
2.4 The Supervisor, or designated authority, shall perform frequent and regular safety inspections of the job site,
materials, and equipment.
3. SAFE WORKING PRACTICES and PERSONAL PROTECTION
3.1 Safety glasses meeting the safety requirements must be worn at all times when there is an eye hazard from exposure
to flying particles, liquid chemicals, acids or caustic liquids, or potentially injurious light radiation. Safety glasses are
required to be worn while working in TSG areas. Activities requiring eye protection include:
welding, cutting, burning, using pneumatic impact tools, grinding, buffing, using handtools, applying or removing
insulation, and painting.
3.2 Hearing protective devices must be worn when working in areas that require hearing
protection based on noise level monitoring or when performing a task that produces high noise levels. Areas where
hearing protection is required are marked with appropriate signs.
3.3 Appropriate hand protection shall be worn to protect against chemical contact , severe cuts or lacerations, punctures,
or harmful temperature extremes. Chemical resistant gloves must be rated/compatible for the specific chemical being
3.4 Safety helmet or Bump Caps, meeting the safety requirements, are required whenever there is a potential for injury
to the head from falling objects or striking a low overhead structure. When working with overhead crane, wearing
safety helmet is compulsory and bump caps isnot allowed. Green line in production area is free from wearing safety
helmet. Foot protection, meeting the safety requirements shall be worn when there is a danger of foot injuries due to
falling or rolling objects or objects piercing the sole ( production area, logistic and stor and when doing contruction
work in TSG premise.
3.5 Respiratory protection, must be appropriate for the hazard and must be maintained, cleaned and stored properly. All
persons wearing respirators must be medically approved to do so and fit-tested. (refer to MSDS/CSDS for more
information type of respiratory to use).
3.6 Horseplay is not tolerated. Smoking is allowed in designated areas only.
3.7 Drinking of, or possession of, alcoholic beverages, or possession of illicit drugs or firearms while on the property of
this facility, during working or non-working hours, is strictly forbidden.
3.8 Entry into confined spaces may only be performed by authorized personnel, following the confined space
requirements of OSHA. Prior to entry, atmospheric monitoring shall be conducted, and an entry permit shall be
completed to verify safe entry conditions.
3.9 All safety equipment, safety showers, eye wash fountains, fire extinguishers, emergency exits, and walkways must be
kept clear at all times.
3.10 All project areas shall be kept clean and free of debris and rubbish in order to prevent
accidents and fires.
4. CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD COMMUNICATION
4.1 Contractor to provide the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for hazardous chemicals use at TSG to OSHU before
start any work where in which contract employees may be exposed, come in contact, or directly handle. The
contractor shall inform his employees of the hazards of the chemicals.
4.2 The contractor is responsible for maintaining MSDSs for all hazardous chemicals used by the contractor or
4.3 When handling corrosive materials or irritants, rubber chemical gloves, goggles and/or face shields shall be used.
4.4 All compressed gas cylinders shall be secured from falling at all times and capped when not in use.
4.5 At no time shall gasoline be used as a cleaning agent.
4.6 Flammable liquids/gases and solvents shall be handled in approved safety cans with flash back arrestors and tight
5. FALL PROTECTION
5.1 All ladders used at TSG shall be heavy duty industrial type ladders. The use of aluminium ladders for electrical work
is prohibited. Ladders shall be secured at the base by safety feet or equivalent and tied off at the top when there is a
chance of displacement from workplace activities or traffic. All portable ladders used to gain access to an upper
landing surface shall extend at least 3 feet above the landing or secured at the top and a grasping device provided.
All straight and extension ladders shall have approved safety feet and be equipped with a 10 foot by 1/2 inch rope
spliced to the next to the top rung. Ladders with split or broken rails, treads, rungs, or with feet missing or otherwise
damaged or considered unsafe must be removed from the job. Step ladders shall not be used as straight ladders.
The height of the ladder must be sufficient to keep from working from the top of the ladder or the top three rungs of an
extension ladder. The ladder shall be positioned so that the base is set out from the vertical a distance equal to onefourth
of the ladder working length.
5.2 During overhead work, ground work, or work inside a production area, all areas must be barricade , and a warning
sign shall be placed on the floor. All areas involving overhead work or work inside an occupied area that poses a
hazard to other personnel shall be barricade and/or warning signs placed to limit access to the area.
5.3 All excavations and trenches shall comply with the OSHA Trenching and Shoring
requirements, which require guarding by a sloping system, shoring system, support system or equivalent. In addition,
these areas shall be barricade and, at night, alerted with proper warning lights.
5.4 Each scaffold must be inspected, approved and tagged by the Competent Person. Scaffold Competent Person must
provide the Contractor with the appropriate scaffold tag at the scaffolding already inspected. Colour coded tags
represent the following:
a. Red tag = scaffold is not approved for use
b. Yellow tag = read tag instructions/identify special warnings on tag
c. Green = scaffold has been approved for use
5.4.1 Each platform on all working levels of scaffolds shall be fully planked or decked between the front uprights
and the guardrail supports.
5.4.2 Vertical ties/braces shall not exceed a 4:1 ratio with the minimum base width of the scaffolding. Horizontal
increments for ties shall not exceed 30 feet.
5.4.3 Supported scaffold poles, legs, posts, frames and uprights shall bear on base plates, mudsills or other
adequate firm foundation. Footings shall be level, sound, rigid and capable of supporting the loaded
scaffold without settling or displacement.
5.4.4 An approved ladder or equivalent safe access shall be provided on all scaffolding systems. Additional fall
protection shall be required if the interval distance between the scaffolding base and the lower level is 35
feet or greater.
5.4.5 Guardrail systems consisting of a top rail, mid rail and toe-board shall be installed on all open sides and
ends of supported scaffolding that is at or above a height of six (6) feet. Contractor shall install netting from
toe-board up to the top of anticipated material storage height.
5.4.6 All cross bracing must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
5.4.7 When wire rope clips are used on suspension scaffolds, U-bolt clips shall not be used at the point of
suspension for any scaffold hoist.
5.4.8 An insulated thimble shall be used to attach each suspension wire rope to its hanging support.
5.4.9 The suspension wire rope shall be covered with insulating material extending at least four (4) feet above
5.4.10 The tail line shall be insulated to prevent contact with the platform. Each hoist shall be covered with
insulated protective covers.
5.4.11 In addition to a work lead attachment required by the welding process, a grounding conductor shall be
connected from the scaffold to the structure.
5.4.12 All employees shall receive training as required by OSHA scaffold standard and shall provide
documentation on training per request.
5.4.13 Full body harness shall be worn with a lifeline securely attached to an appropriate anchorage. Free fall
distance when using a full body harness must be limited to 6 feet or less.
5.5 Hoses, welding leads, electrical drop cords, etc. shall be kept out of personnel traffic areas when possible. Otherwise,
they shall be adequately protected from damage and presenting a tripping hazard by suspension, signs, barricades
6. ELECTRICAL SAFETY PRACTICES
6.1 The Contractor shall apply PTW from TSG charge man before start any electrical work (repair and maintenance or
new installation). The Contractor Supervisor shall ensure that electrical or mechanical equipment is properly locked
and tagged out before employees begin work.
6.2 All electric hand tools shall be grounded unless it is recognized by UL as having a double insulated rating. Frayed or
defective electrical cords shall not be used.
6.3 All extension cords and power tools shall be used with appropriate Residual Current Device (RCD) protection that is
7. WELDING, CUTTING, BURNING OPERATIONS
7.1 Adequate fire protection and other safety precautions must be addressed before any hot work is executed.
7.2 Shields, curtains, or flame retardant tarpaulins shall be used to shield personnel and
equipment from welding operations. When welding, cutting, or burning, a standby employee shall stand as a fire
watch , and all sparks must be contained to the area of operation.
7.3 The Contractor shall ensure that fire extinguishers are provided at all welding, cutting, and burning operations.
8. HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATION
8.1 Only qualified personnel (TSG Staff) may operate the facility forklift trucks or similar material handling or earthmoving
8.2 Only approved personnel work platforms shall be used with forklifts or similar lifts. The platform must have standard
guard rails or equivalent means of fall protection and be secured to the lift. Proper communication (visual or
otherwise) must be maintained between the personnel on the platform and the lift operator at all times. The vehicle
shall not be moved with the platform in the raised position.
8.3 All personnel in skyl lifts shall wear a full body harness and lifeline that is anchored to the platform cage as a means
of fall protection in addition to the protection provided by the platform cage guard rails.
9. ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES
9.1 No hazardous or environmentally damaging materials can be poured down process or storm drains.
9.2 It is the responsibility of the Contractor to dispose of hazardous materials that are used by the Contractor (e.g.,
paints, solvents) during their work operations at the facility in accordance with regulatory requirements (DOE).
10. GENERAL WORK PROCEDURES
10.1 Contractors must provide all tools necessary to perform the assigned tasks.
10.2 All tools and equipment must registered and submit one copy to OSHU before start any work at TSG or site.
10.3 All tools and equipment must comply with act and regulation in Malaysia.
11. JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS / HIRAC
11.1 All contractor must submit JSA/HIRAC when requested by OSHU before start any work at TSG or site.
12. SAFETY BRIEFING
12.1 All contractor or and employees must attend safety briefing conducted by OSHU or JKKP before start any work.
Declaration of Supplier:
We hereby declare the following:
1. We have received a copy of the “Safety & Environmental Requirement” (hereinafter referred to as the agreements
with TSG, to comply with its principles and requirements.
2. We agree that this declaration is subject to the substantive law in Malaysia without reference to any of its conflict of