KUALA LUMPUR: The Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB) has issued stop work orders for four construction sites in Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, after a recent inspection visit by several agencies found that 106 out of 111 employees did not have the CIDB Green Card while three types of building materials had not the certificate of standard compliance.
CIDB said in a statement that this is a violation of Article 33 (1) and those found guilty of this violation can be fined up to RM5,000 per employee.
At the same time, three of the ten types of construction materials tested did not have the certificate of standard compliance or Perakuan Pematuhan Standard (PPS), which is in conflict with section 33D (1). Contractors who violate the section can be punished with a fine not less than RM10,000 but no more than RM500,000.
The on-the-spot inspection was a joint operation involving CIDB, Kuala Lumpur City Hall, the Ministry of Occupational Safety and Health, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Environment and Defense, in a wider enforcement operation by CIDB for safety and security. quality of construction sites, as defined in Law 520.
CIDB reminded all players in the construction industry to give priority to safety and quality during construction work, including the registration of all construction workers at CIDB, as well as ensuring that construction materials and used products meet the standards and carry the CIDB standard compliance certificate. .
"It is crucial that all construction personnel have the right registration and accreditation and that players in the industry have to ensure that all building materials meet the standards," says CEO Datuk Ir. Ahmad Asri Abdul Hamid.