Strict SOPs for entry of foreign workers, says minister

Malaysia has arranged severe SOPs for the section of unfamiliar laborers covering a few phases to control the danger of Covid-19 transmission, HR serve M Saravanan said.

The stages are pre-takeoff, appearance, post-appearance (quarantine period) and post-quarantine.

He said the unfamiliar laborers would be needed to be completely inoculated in their nation of beginning and enter Malaysia utilizing an exceptional path when they show up at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

These laborers would then be isolated at guaranteed quarantine focuses prior to being taken to their working environments where bosses should give favorable convenience as needed under the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446).

Saravanan said the specialists would go through a 14-day quarantine and take the RT-PCR test on the main, third, fifth and seventh day prior to being moved to their work environments.

“These stages are significant in guaranteeing the protected section of unfamiliar specialists into the country,” he told journalists later the Certified Disability Management Professional graduation service here today.

With respect to the passage of unfamiliar homegrown partners, Saravanan said the SOPs were being examined by the service.

On Dec 8, Saravanan said Malaysia was relied upon to get somewhere in the range of 5,000 and 10,000 specialists from Indonesia one year from now to work in the development and assembling areas, just as homegrown assistants.

In the mean time, he said the Social Security Organization (Socso) had gotten an aggregate of 50,634 cases for transitory incapacity benefits and 32,275 deficiency applications in 2020, of which 5,503 people were affirmed to have experienced shortcoming.

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