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Published on July 5th, 2020 | by Joshua Chin

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Mitsubishi Signs MoU With NIOSH For Defensive Driving Program

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Malaysia. 

Mitsubishi MoU

Lasting until June 2021, this MoU is between the two parties is set to develop Safety and Defensive Driving (SDD) training programs that allows for sharing of technical skills and knowledge useful in future product development. 

Specially designed for MMM corporate customers, the training programs born out of this venture will allow participants of this program to easily identify and navigate through hazards and obstacles on the road in a controlled manner while simultaneously acquire proper driving skills and techniques when engaging with their Mitsubishi cars in the workplace. 

Mitsubishi Triton

This program is developed in accordance with the the National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and is recognized by Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) Malaysia. 

Through this partnership with NIOSH, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia aims to develop more health and safety programs specifically aimed to promote a safe and conducive work environment. 

More information is found in the press release below: 

Kuala Lumpur, 3 July 2020 Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Malaysia. 

The MoU signed by both parties until June 2021 will see a partnership between both companies to develop Safety and Defensive Driving (SDD) training programs, and to share technical knowledge and skills for product development. 

The training programs are designed to identify hazards and take control measures while driving, as well as to acquire proper driving skills and techniques specially designed for MMM corporate customers while engaging with Mitsubishi cars at their workplace.  It is also a program recognized by Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) Malaysia.

“NIOSH owned by the Government of Malaysia under the Minister of Human Resources has been the backbone in carrying out trainings with regards to safety and defensive driving for years. Through this partnership, the combination of shared skills, knowledge, expertise and experience between NIOSH and MMM will equip our corporate customers with industry-ready technical skills, as well as reduce the risk of road accidents at their workplace,” said Tomoyuki Shinnishi, Chief Executive Officer of MMM. 

MMM hopes that through this partnership, more health and safety programs will be developed in accordance with the National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) policy aimed at protecting workers in a safe and conducive work environment. 

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