Factories checked to compel compliance with CMCO


SIMANGGANG: Factories in Sri Aman Division are being monitored and inspected by members of the Civil Defence Force (Angkatan Pertahanan Awam Malaysia: APM) to compel compliance with the conditional movement control order (CMCO).

Sri Aman District APM Officer, Captain Huzaimah Ibrahim, said the monitoring carried out daily since the enforcement of the movement control order (MCO) had been going on smoothly.

“For the past two months, no fault has been identified. The operators and workers of the 11 factories have been law-abiding,” he told Suara Sarawak, yesterday.

Huzaimah pointed out that monitoring the factories was easier when the management and workers were cooperative.

“Only on the first two or three days were they rather awkward when we told them about the directives. But once they understood the rules, they were okay,” he said.

Huzaimah acknowledged that factory owners were trying to buy personal protective equipment such as disinfectants, face masks, and digital temperature gauges to keep every employee healthy and clean.

“In addition, we also advised factories to prohibit outsiders from entering their premises and to freeze new hires, especially foreign workers,” he said.

The factories were also told not to allow their workers to gather or do activities in large groups,” he said.

Huzaimah also advised the owners to isolate workers who have a fever or have flu symptoms, and then get them to undergo urgent screening.

“We also advised them to check the body temperatures of their workers every day and record their coming and going.

“Most importantly, ensure that all employees are hygienic and their workplaces clean,” he added.

Among the areas where the factories are checked are Lachau, Melugu, Klauh and Simanggang town itself.

Karim tells why transparency and integrity are vital

KUCHING: Transparency and integrity need to be stressed in public sector administration, said Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. The Minister for Tourism, Creative Industry...

Share post:

Our Opinion

More like this

Three injured in two-vehicle collision

PADAWAN: Three men sustained injuries following a two-vehicle collision...

Foreign young drug dealer held

BINTULU: Narcotic police here arrested a foreign young lad...

Raids net seven for various offences

BINTULU: Seven local men were arrested for various offences...

Tanker laden with fuel catches fire

MIRI: A tanker carrying 28,000 litres of diesel and...

Government to help contractors mitigate costs

KUCHING: A new form of assistance will be announced...

Giving wings to youth

AT the tail end of 2020, Sarawak was among...

Man held for uprooting headstones at Muslim cemetery

SIBU: Police have arrested a local man suspected of...

No plans to join any party; willing to work with everybody and anybody

KUCHING: Batu Lintang assemblyman See Chee How has cited...

See Chee How ready for legal action from PSB

KUCHING: Batu Lintang assemblyman Batu Lintang assemblyman See Chee...

More to Sarawak than race and culture

By Gabriel Lihan & Neville Timothy Sanders KUCHING: A melting...

Library to host third blood drive

MIRI: The Sarawak State Library will be hosting its...

Angling for a prize catch at Tellian

KUCHING: Come the dry season the usual quiet along...