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Published on July 8th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair

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Perodua Commits to Safety With PERKESO

Perodua are pushing road safety beyond the Raya season. The company is working with PERKESO, the Social Security Organisation, to present a National ‘Safe Driving to Workplace’ campaign.

The campaign aims to reduce the incidence of road accidents involving Perodua’s 8500 staff members. Today’s launch was attended by Human Resource Minister Y B M Kula Segaran and other prominent people from the Human Resource Ministry, Perodua, Bukit Aman and PERKESO.

For the full story, check out the press release below.

PRESS RELEASE

This morning, before the launch, PERKESO trainers delivered a talk entitled ‘Vision Zero’ to about 150 Perodua staff, including 40 of its trainers, covering topics such as Kiken Yochi, careful driving and the importance of checking the condition of one’s vehicle regularly.

Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department Chief Assistant Director Supt Dr Bakri Zainal Abidin also gave a talk on road rules and safety awareness.

Not willing to let its Road Safety Programme decelerate with the end of the
Raya season, Perodua is collaborating with the Social Security Organisation (PERKESO) to push the road safety envelope for its circa-8,500 staff who commute to and from its headquarters in Sungai Choh.

Perodua this afternoon hosted the launch of PERKESO’s National ‘Safe Driving to Workplace’ Campaign 2019, which was attended by Human Resources Minister YB M Kula Segaran, Chief Secretary to the Human Resources Ministry YBhg Dato’ Amir Omar, PERKESO Chief Executive YBhg Dato’ Sri Dr Mohammed Azman Dato’ Aziz Mohammed and Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer YBhg Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad.

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“Perodua has executed many initiatives under our long-term Road Safety Programme. After carrying out many staff-wide awareness activities to great effect, we are now ready to progress to the Kiken Yochi stage, where we teach our staff to anticipate potential hazards,” Dato’ Zainal said.

This morning, before the launch, PERKESO trainers delivered a talk entitled ‘Vision Zero’ to about 150 Perodua staff, including 40 of its trainers, covering topics such as Kiken Yochi, careful driving and the importance of checking the condition of one’s vehicle regularly.

Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department Chief Assistant Director Supt Dr Bakri Zainal Abidin also gave a talk on road rules and safety awareness.

“We express our utmost gratitude to PERKESO for imparting useful road safety pointers and knowledge, parts of which will be incorporated into Perodua’s own road safety training syllabus. We aim to cascade this syllabus through all our HQ staff in the span of two years,” said Dato’
Zainal.

“Being Malaysia’s biggest carmaker by volume and one of Selangor’s biggest employers, Perodua feels it is its duty to contribute significantly to efforts to reduce work commute accidents. We are totally committed to safety and hope our efforts can serve as an example to the rest of the nation.

“As a People First company, Perodua cares very much for the safety and well-being of its employees, customers and the general public, because we believe safety is everyone’s right,” he added.


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