06 April 2012 - Bangi, Selangor - Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd ("P1") together with four other telcos sealed a memorandum of understanding with the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) to set up the TELCO Safety Passport ("TLSP") Working Committee that oversees the formulation, pricing, implementation and coordination of the TLSP training module and the program.
P1 was represented by Vice President Isaac Tan as the signatory and witnessed by Associate Director Satnam Singh at the MoU signing ceremony event that took place at NIOSH’s headquarters in Bangi. The four other telcos are Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd, U-Mobile Sdn Bhd, Time Dotcom Bhd and Syarikat Pembenaan Yeoh Tiong Lay Sdn Bhd ("YTL"). NIOSH, an institution under the Ministry Human Resources Malaysia provides training, research, consultancy services and information dissemination in the area of Occupational Safety and Health ("OSH").
A TLSP card shall be issued by NIOSH upon completion of the TLSP training and passing of the TLSP assessment shall be valid for three years. The card may be renewed upon the TLSP card holder attending a refresh training program and reassessment exercise.
At P1 currently, there are 50 with a NIOSH TM Safety Passport. P1 plans to double this number by end of 2012 with the new TLSP targeted mainly among the P1 network rollout and site maintenance team members.