Sunday, 19 September 2021

Research and Development

About Us

Research and development (R&D) activities as one of NIOSH core functions whereby the Research Management Centre (RMC) was established to carry out all R&D activities at NIOSH.

RMC responsibility:

  • To foster various disciplines of OSH research in accordance with NIOSH priority
  • To enable and expedite high-impact research through collaboration and partnership
  • To coordinate research projects through effective monitoring approaches
  • To disseminate research outcome to all relevant stakeholders

NIOSH Outcome-Based Research Grant has been introduced and openned to stakeholders since 2018. The competition for grants is very intense and challenging now with a limited quantum of grants. Therefore research project that truly meet the following NIOSH criteria are welcome to apply:

  • The output that can be used directly for hazard control; and
  • A research that can develop tools / instruments and support NIOSH functions to the industries
  • A research that can utilize the existing of NIOSH laboratories & scientific instruments (refer to this link for more details: http://www.niosh.com.my/consultation).

To apply, please submit to us those following :

  • NIOSH R&D Fund Application Form (download here) 
  • Details proposal on the project
  • Cover letter(using organisational head letter)
  • Pre-recording presentation video (must be maximum 10-15 MINUTES ONLY) regarding your proposed research project to simplify the initial evaluation/ review process by our panel.

The application should be submitted to:

Executive Director
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Lot 1, Jln. 15/1, Section 15, 43650 Bdr. Baru Bangi 
Selangor

and email to us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For your information, every application received will be reviewed and evaluated based on NIOSH's terms and conditions.

List of Expert

NO NAME
        POSITION      
       CV     
1. HJ. FADZIL OSMAN TECHNICAL EXPERT I ic pdf 30 
2. Ts. HJ. MOHD ESA BARUJI TECHNICAL EXPERT I ic pdf 30
3. YUZAINIE YUSOF TECHNICAL EXPERT II ic pdf 30 
4. RAEMY MD. ZEIN TECHNICAL EXPERT III ic pdf 30
5. AZHAR AHMAD TECHNICAL EXPERT III  ic pdf 30
6. DR. MUHAMAD ARIFF MUHAMAD NOORDIN TECHNICAL EXPERT III  ic pdf 30
7. MOHD NORHAFSAM MAGHPOR TECHNICAL EXPERT III  ic pdf 30
8. BADERIN OSMAN TECHNICAL EXPERT III  ic pdf 30
9. Ts. NOR MOHD RAZIF NORAINI TECHNICAL EXPERT III  ic pdf 30 
10. SHAHRULNIZAM JAMEN TECHNICAL EXPERT III ic pdf 30
11. SITI NURANI HASSAN TECHNICAL EXPERT III ic pdf 30 
12. DEWILILAH SAPRIAH MOHD YUSOF TECHNICAL EXPERT III ic pdf 30 

Researcher Column

NO ARTICLE
         AUTHOR     
       DATE     
1.

Safety Culture Index For Construction Industry 

REVIEW | Construction sector is one of the key sectors that contribute to the country's economic growth. According to research conducted by Misnan MS et. al in 2007, this sector has a hazardous work environment because of its unique structure compared to other sectors.

Azhar Ahmad 02 April 2020
2.

Heavy Machineries : An Overview 

COMMENT | Heavy machinery management systems and competent workers are essential to ensure the safety of all parties. Work involving the use of heavy machinery requires skill and knowledge in terms of handling and maintenance in order for it to operate safely.

Mohd Atif Sholehuddin 27 March 2020

Completed Projects (2015-Present)

2021

NO PROJECT TITLE COMPLETION
YEAR
GRANT/ COLLABORATION PROJECT VALUE LEAD RESEARCHER / PIC
1. HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATED WITH NOISE AND CHEMICAL EXPOSURES AT THE WORKPLACE IN MALAYSIA 2021 NIOSH RM169,000 Yuzainie Yusof
2. NEEDS ANALYSIS OF OSH FOR AGEING WORKFORCE IN MALAYSIA MANUFACTURING SECTOR 2021 NIOSH RM246,295 Siti Faeza Yani Jumat
3. KAJIAN INDEKS TEGASAN DAN TEKANAN HABA SERTA KESANNYA KEPADA PRESTASI PEKERJA 2021 NIOSH-UMK RM94,346 Raemy Md Zein

2020

NO PROJECT TITLE
COMPLETION
YEAR
GRANT/ COLLABORATION PROJECT VALUE LEAD RESEARCHER/ PIC
1. THE DEVELOPMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL FATIGUE INDICATORS FOR MANUFACTURING SHIFT WORKERS (OFIS) 2020 NIOSH RM102,200 Muhammad  Syaidan  Abdullah
2. NIOSH CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM FOR DUST MASK 2020 NIOSH RM169,400 Baderin B. Osman
3. A STUDY ON CRYSTALLINE SILICA EXPOSURE IN CONSTRUCTION SITE 2020 NIOSH RM59,800 Zakiah Mohd Yusoff
4. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH RISK ASSESMENT IN SCHOOL 2020 NIOSH RM77,000 Siti Norshuhada Abdul Aziz
5. DEVELOPMENT OF ANTHROPOMETRIC DATABASE FOR MALAYSIAN WORKING – AGE POPULATION 2020 NIOSH RM502,400 Mohd Nur Ikhwan Shafiee
6. CARDIORESPIRATORY FITNESS FOR WORKERS AT HEIGHT 2020 NIOSH RM62,400 Ahmad Syazrin Muhammad

2019

NO PROJECT TITLE
COMPLETION
YEAR
GRANT/ COLLABORATION PROJECT VALUE LEAD RESEARCHER/ PIC
1. KAJIAN PENDEDAHAN DAN KAWALAN HAZARD KESIHATAN DALAM INDUSTRI                         2019 DOSH RM2,625,000 Ts. Hj. Mohd Esa Baruji

2018

NO PROJECT TITLE
COMPLETION
YEAR
GRANT/ COLLABORATION PROJECT VALUE LEAD RESEARCHER/ PIC
1. KAJIAN PEMBANGUNAN PELAN PENAMBAHBAIKAN KKP BAGI MEMPERKASA PERANAN MAJIKAN UTAMA DALAM PELAKSANAAN KKP 2018 DOSH RM1,520,968 Mohd Esa Baruji
2. EFFECT OF PROLONGED SEATING AND STANDING TO MUSCLE ACTIVITY AND BODY PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION AMONGST MALAYSIAN ADULT POPULATION 2018 NIOSH RM50,000 Raemy Md. Zein
3. KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE ON OSH AMONG EXPOSED TELECOMMUNICATION WORKERS TO NON IONIZING RADIATION 2018 NIOSH RM71,600 Ahmad Aizuddin Ahmad Ridzuan

2017

NO PROJECT TITLE
COMPLETION
YEAR
GRANT/ COLLABORATION PROJECT VALUE LEAD RESEARCHER/ PIC
1. KAJIAN PENAIKTARAFAN DAN PENJENAMAAN SEMULA R&D DAN PEMBANGUNAN STANDARD KESELAMATAN DAN KESIHATAN PEKERJAAN (KKP) 2017 DOSH RM1,256,000 Hj. Amirrudin Abdul Aziz
2. KAJIAN KEPERLUAN INDUSTRY TERHADAP ORANG YANG KOMPETEN (OYK) DALAM MEMPERTINGKATKAN TAHAP KKP KEARAH STATUS NEGARA MAJU. 2017 DOSH RM450,000 Hj. Sharonnizam Noordin
3. KAJIAN KEBERKESANAN LATIHAN KESELAMATAN PERJALANAN KE TEMPAT KERJA (SAFE COMMUTING) 2017 SOCSO RM20,000 Mohd Atif Sholehuddin
4. KAJIAN KEBERKESANANPROGRAM SARINGAN KESIHATAN BAGI PENCARUM PERKESO 2017 SOCSO RM20,000 Ahmad Syazrin Muhammad
5. AIR QUALITY OF COMPRESSES BREATHING AIR USAGE BY BOMBA MALAYSIA 2017 NIOSH RM66,200 Mohd Redzuan Shah Masri
6. THE IMPACT OF WORK REST SCHEDULING FOR PROLONGED STANDING ACTIVITY IN MALAYSIA'S ELECTRONIC INDUSRTY 2017 NIOSH RM53,100 Ismail Abdul Rahman
7. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TOTAL WELLNESS AND HEALTH PROMOTION MODULE 2017 NIOSH RM31,800 Ahmad Syazrin Muhammad
8. MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE AMONGST THE TELEKOM MALAYSIA TELECOMMUNICATION TOWER WORKERS WHO ARE EXPOSED TO NON IONIZING RADIATION 2017 NIOSH RM254,400 Dr.Hj.Syakirin Mohamed Senin

2016

NO PROJECT TITLE
COMPLETION
YEAR
GRANT/ COLLABORATION PROJECT VALUE LEAD RESEARCHER/ PIC
1. PREVALENCE OF WORK-RELATED MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDER AMONG TEA PLUCKERS 2016 NIOSH RM61,000 Nurhidayah Masri
2. THE FRAMEWORK OF PERCEPTION, SAFETY SATISFACTION AND SAFETY  FEEDBACK OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN MALAYSIA:CASE STUDY 2016 NIOSH RM54,200 Noorhasimah Hj. Awang
3. EFFECTIVENESS OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (OSHMS) AMONG CERTIFIED ORGANIZATION 2016 NIOSH RM47,200 Rosliza Osman
4. STUDY OF FIREFIGHTER (BOMBA) EXPOSE TO CARBON MONOXIDE. 2016 NIOSH RM65,250 Mohd Atif Bin Sholehuddin
5. BASELINE DATA OF VISUAL STATUS IN RELATION TO VISUAL PERFORMANCE AMONGST INDUSTRIAL VISUAL DISPLAY TERMINAL USERS 2016 NIOSH RM30,000 Raemy Md. Zein
6. FINANCIAL IMPACT & CAUSES OF CHRONIC MSDS CASES REPORTED TO SOCSO 2016 NIOSH RM46,400 Raemy Md. Zein
7. INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ) IN MALAYSIAN CHILDCARE CENTRE: DEFINING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ULTRAVIOLET GERMICIDAL IRRADIATION (UVGI) APPLICATION 2016 NIOSH RM54,500 Mohd Nor Razif Noraini
8. KAJIAN PENILAIAN TAHAP PENGETAHUAN, SIKAP DAN AMALAN KKP DIKALANGAN PEKERJA SEKTOR AKUAKULTUR DI MALAYSIA 2016 NIOSH RM40,000 Suhendra Supomo
9. ASBESTOS EXPOSURE DURING RENOVATION OF OLD BUILDING AMONG CONSTRUCTION WORKER 2016 NIOSH RM52,000 Mohd Nor Hafsam Maghpor
10. KAJIAN TERHADAP TAHAP PEMATUHAN KESELAMATAN DAN KESIHATAN (KKP) TERHADAP KONTRAKTOR DI INDUSTRI PADI 2016 NIOSH RM60,000 Muhd.Syaidan Abdullah
11. ULTRAFINE PARTICLE EXPOSURE AT PRINTING INDUSTRY IN MALAYSIA 2016 NIOSH RM45,000 Shahrulnizam Jamen
12. KESAN PENDEDAHAN HABUK TERHADAP RISIKO PENYAKIT KARDIOVASKULAR DI KALANGAN PEKERJA INDUSTRI BESI DAN KELULI 2016 NIOSH RM105,586 Yuzainie Yusof
13. PREDICTING PREVALENCE OF HAND ARM VIBRATION SYNDROME ON HAND-HELD GRASS CUTTER WORKERS USING QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE MEASURES 2016 NIOSH RM39,400 Mohamad Hanafi Ali
14. IDENTIFYING THE EFFECIENCY OF CONCLUDING HAZARD RATING IN CHEMICAL HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT AMONG ASSERSORS 2016 NIOSH RM36,000 Daud Adam
15. STUDY OF PHYSICAL AND MENTAL FATIGUE AMONGST INTERSTATE BUS DRIVERS 2016 NIOSH RM16,300 Roseni Abdul Aziz
16. DEVELOPING WORKSTATION DESIGN GUIDELINE FOR MALAYSIAN WORKERS 2016 NIOSH  RM64,000 Siti Nurani Hassan
17. A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON LEGIONELLA SPP. QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS BASE ON AS/NZS 3896:2008 2016 NIOSH RM74,800 Nurzuhairah Jamil

2015

NO PROJECT TITLE
COMPLETION
YEAR
GRANT/ COLLABORATION PROJECT VALUE LEAD RESEARCHER/ PIC
1. LEVEL OF SELF-REGULATED LEARNING (SRL) AMONG OSH  RELATED LEARNER IN MALAYSIA 2015 NIOSH RM22,800 Ahmad Sayuti Zainal Abidin
2. APPLICATION OF X-RAY DIFRACTOMETER (XRD) ON ANALYSIS OF RESPIRABLE CRYSTALLINE SILICA IN GARNITE QUARRY 2015 NIOSH RM66,800 Suhaily Amran
3. KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES OF PESTICIDE USE AMONG PALM OIL WORKERS IN JOHOR 2015 NIOSH RM31,200 Siti Nazhatul Marina Mior Iskandar
4. WHOLE BODY VIBRATION EXPOSURE OF OFF ROAD LORRY DRIVER 2015 NIOSH RM22,100 Hari Krishnan
5. AN ASSESSMENT OF ATMOSPHERIC TESTING AND MONITORING IN TUNNEL 2015 NIOSH RM123,080 Hj. Mohd Esa Baruji
6. AWARENESS OF SAFETY MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY BEHAVIORS AMONG SME WORKERS 2015 NIOSH RM31,400 Noorhasimah Awang
7. THE EFFECTS OF ERGONOMICS TRAINING ON KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, PRACTICES AND MUSCULOSKELETAL COMPLAINTS AMONG PLOTTERS IN MANUFACTURING PLANTS 2015 NIOSH RM44,600 Ummu Suffiah

Ongoing Projects (2021-Present)

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NO PROJECT TITLE PROJECT VALUE GRANT /   COLLABORATION TARGET COMPLETION LEAD RESEARCHER/ PIC
1. PEMBANGUNAN PENAPIS ‘COCONUT & PALM KERNEL SHELL ACTIVATED CHARCOAL & AEROGEL’ DARI BAHAN ‘BIOMASS’ UNTUK PERALATAN PERLINDUNGAN PERNAFASAN RM 124,600.00 NIOSH 2022 Ts. Nor Mohd Razif Noraini
2. EVALUATION ON NOISE APPLICATION WITH SEVERAL TYPE OF SMARTPHONE ON FREE FIELD ANECHOIC CHAMBER RM 121,600.00 NIOSH 2022 Muhammad Zulazhar Abdul Halim
3. STUDY ON ERGONOMICS INTERVENTION CONTROL FOR MANUAL MATERIAL HANDLING IN MANUFACTURING SECTOR RM 91,200.00 NIOSH 2022 Ismail Abdul Rahman
4. RISK PROFILING OF FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT OF MALAYSIA (FRDM) PERSONNEL IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA RM 99,930.00 NIOSH-UONM 2022 Ir. Fuad Abas

2021

NO TITLE RESEARCH COST OF PROJECT GRANT /   COLLABORATION TARGET COMPLETION LEAD RESEARCHER/PIC
1. KAJIAN BEBAN KERJA MENTAL DAN KELETIHAN MENTAL DALAM SEKTOR PERKHIDMATAN DI MALAYSIA  RM 99,930.00  NIOSH-UM 2021  Siti Nurani Hassan
2. KAJIAN PEMBANGUNAN ALAT BANTU/ GARIS PANDUAN UNTUK PENILAIAN RISIKO KESIHATAN PEKERJAAN BAGI DOKTOR KESIHATAN PEKERJAAN RM 96,000.00 NIOSH-UIA 2021  Dewililah Sapriah Yosof
3. KAJIAN MEDIA PERSAMPELAN VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND (VOC) RM 89,900.00 NIOSH-UTHM 2021  Chm. Mohd Norhafsam Maghpor
4. KAJIAN PEMBANGUNAN INDEKS BUDAYA KESELAMATAN DI SEKTOR PEMBINAAN RM 90,000.00 NIOSH-UPM 2021  Azhar Ahmad
5. PREDIKSI RISIKO NANOMATERIALS MENGGUNAKAN RANGKAIAN BAYESIAN RM 72,000.00 NIOSH-UTP 2021 Shahrulnizam Jamen
6. INTELLIGENT MALAYSIA OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, SECURITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DRONE (IMOSSED-1) AS A NEW SAFETY INSPECTION TOOLS AT CONSTRUCTION SITE IN MALAYSIA RM 127,550.00 NIOSH-UNIKL 2021 Mohamad Hanafi Ali
7. KAJIAN KOMPETENSI PEKERJA TERHADAP MESIN BERAT (HEAVY MACHINERY) RM 100,000.00 NIOSH-UKM 2021 Mohd Atif Sholehuddin
 8. KAJIAN KELESTARIAN KOMPETENSI OLEH DOKTOR KESIHATAN PEKERJAAN DI MALAYSIA RM 100,000.00 NIOSH-UKM 2021 Dr. Muhamad Ariff Muhamad Noordin
 9. KAJIAN PEMBANGUNAN PROFIL KANSER PEKERJAAN DI MALAYSIA RM 99,980.00 NIOSH-UM 2021 Dr. Muhamad Ariff Muhamad Noordin
 10. KAJIAN PENSAMPELAN DAN KAEDAH ANALISIS UNTUK NANOPARTIKEL RM 98,500.00 NIOSH-UIA 2021 Shahrulnizam Jamen
 11. KAJIAN PENDEDAHAN DAN RISIKO KESIHATAN: ASBESTOS TERAMPAI SEMASA PENYELENGGARAAN KENDERAAN DAN JENTERA BERAT RM 97,000.00 NIOSH-UIA 2021 Nor Mohd Razif Noraini
 12. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY RISK MANAGEMENT USING ELECTRONICS RISK MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (E-RMS) RM 45,000.00 NIOSH-UITM 2021 Dr. Marziana Bt Madah Marzuki
 13. DESIGNER COMPETENCY MATRIX FOR PREVENTION THROUGH DESIGN (DCM-PTD) PRACTICE IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS RM 84,900.00 NIOSH-UITM 2021 Prof. Madya Dr. Che Khairil Izam Che Ibrahim
 14. ASSESSMENT OF BEHAVIOURAL SAFETY AND THE IMPACT OF SAFETY TRAINING ON EMPLOYEES' PSYCHOSOCIAL ORIENTATION BASED ON BBS MODEL IN CONSTRUCTION WORK ENVIRONMENT RM 70,000.00 NIOSH-UKM 2021 Prof Dr. Zaidi Isa

MaRINA 2.0 SURVEY

SOAL SELIDIK BAGI PEMBANGUNAN BIDANG FOKUS PENYELIDIKAN KESELAMATAN DAN KESIHATAN PEKERJAAN (KKP), 2021-2025 

(SURVEY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF RESEARCH FOCUS AREA FOR SAFETY RESEARCH AND HEALTH (OSH), 2021-2025) 

Tujuan soal selidik ini adalah bagi mendapatkan maklumat dan maklum balas daripada pihak berkepentingan yang akan menjadi asas kepada pembangunan bidang fokus penyelidikan atau Malaysian Research Initiative for National Agenda (MaRINA) bagi tahun 2021-2025 dalam bidang Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan (KKP). 

(The purpose of this survey is to obtain information and feedback from stakeholders that will be the basis of the development for research focus area or Malaysian Research Initiative for National Agenda (MaRINA) for 2021-2025 in the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)).

Sila tekan pautan untuk menjawab soalan kaji selidik (Please click the link to answer the questionnaire)

https://research2025.questionpro.com

Terima kasih atas kerjasama dan input yang telah diberikan.(Thank you for your cooperation and input that has been given)

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