HULU SELANGOR, 28 Jan. 2020 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) researchers have once again been recognized for its expertise as recently, the university has officially handed over the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) 4.0 software to UMW Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

The handover ceremony was held at UMW Aerospace Sdn. Bhd, the subsidiary office of UMW Corporation Sdn. Bhd. located in the suburb of Serendah, Hulu Selangor. UTM was represented by Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd. Yazid Idris while UMW was represented by its Manufacturing and Engineering Division President, Dato’ Abdul Rashid Musa.

Currently serving as the Director of Media and Game Innovation Center of Excellence (MaGICX) UTM, Dr Mohd Yazid said the software was developed by UTM MaGICX .

“The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Software signifies a substantial component of industrial vision to improve health and safety at workplace and protects environment which will in turn, contributes to increase job efficiency and eliminate losses.

The efforts of HSE leaders and experts are highly commendable to demonstrate the importance of HSE Software to be implemented in their workplace for the 4th Industrial revolution readiness,” said Dr Mohd. Yazid.

According to Dr Mohd Yazid, UMW and UTM have studied and developed an integrated HSE Software which aligns and supports the 4th Industrial revolution technology which involves a complete software development process including design, code development, verification and validation, software integration and training.

“Beginning in 2018, we collaborated with UMW to bring out two HSE Transformation programs which include educating their workforce with the necessary skill sets and knowledge to excel in Industry 4.0 and also to develop software which enhances the overall work environment.

Both parties have conducted preliminary research into developing an HSE Software prototype that focuses on selected Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) Procedure on the Web and Android mobile platform, “said Dr Yazid.

The HSE 4.0 software developed by UTM is capable of identifying workplace hazards, reducing the rate of workplace accidents, minimizing human error, increasing productivity, providing an online platform for HSE communication and documentation and establishing long-term cost-saving.

Also attending the ceremony were Director of UTM Institute of Human Centered Engineering (iHumEn), Prof. Dr Mohd Shahrizal Sunar and UMW Group Chief Human Resources Officer, Zailani Ali.

From left En Abdul Aziz Edar, UMW Group HSE Asst. General Manager Prof. Dr. Mohd Shahrizal Sunar UTM iHumEn Institute Director, Prof. Madya Dr. Mohd Yazid Bin Idris UTM MaGICX Director, En. Zailani Ali, UMW Group Chief Human Resources Officer Dato’ Abd. Rashid Musa, UMW Manufacturing and Engineering Division President Mr. Rahul Kashyap, UMW Aerospace Head of Plant, Aerospace, Manufacturing & Engineering En. Mohd. Hisham Samad, UMW Advantech General Manager En. Shaharin Shariff, UMW IT Services General Manager