JOHOR BAHRU, 15 November 2016 – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) dan National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to establish collaboration in the areas of occupational safety and health through various programmes.
The MoU was signed by Hj Zahrim Osman the NIOSH Executive Director and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Development), and Prof. Dr. Azlan Abdul Rahman on behalf of UTM,  at PERSADA Johor in conjunction with the 4th Scientific Conference on Occupational Safety and Health (Sci COSH) 2016.
Upon the signature of this MoU, both parties have agreed to collaborate in various aspects such as staff capacity building, exchange of research information, facilities and technical equipment sharing, product development, promotion and information dissemination and educational and training programmes.
Besides collaborating in the field of research and development, both sides also have come to agreement that expenses incurred in any activities pursuant to this MoU shall be mutually negotiated by both UTM and NIOSH prior to incurring such expense.
Also witnessing the signing of the MoU were the Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FKM), Prof. Dr.Noordin Mohd Yusof and General Manager for Consultation, Research and Development (CRD) for NIOSH, Fadzil Osman.

Haji Zahrim Osman (second left) holding the MoU document with Prof. Dr. Azlan Abdul Rahman (second right) after the signing ceremony of UTM-Niosh collaboration pact at PERSADA Johor.

Haji Zahrim Osman (second left) holding the MoU document with Prof. Dr. Azlan Abdul Rahman (second right) after the signing ceremony of UTM-NIOSH collaboration pact at PERSADA Johor.