Beyond4 and University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) exchanges collaboration agreement with support from Bureau Veritas on the launching of “Stay Safe & Go Beyond” Program

Aug. 13 2020

Beyond4, an organization whose initiative consisting of neutral, non-competing, open vendor eco-system in training, technology and strategic partnership, have a developed a hygiene excellence & safety program called “Stay Safe & Go Beyond”, that is comprise of training, field audit, and health screening. This comprehensive program is designed to support the operational restart activities for industries in Malaysia. 

The holistic program is developed jointly by Beyond4, University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), and Bureau Veritas’ Health, Safety and Hygiene experts. UMMC is the oldest & largest teaching hospital in Malaysia, serving 3 main areas of teaching, research, and services for more than 50 years. Bureau Veritas meanwhile is a leading international testing, inspection, and certification company with more than 192 years of experience in this business segment.

Y.M Professor Dr. Tunku Kamarul Zaman Bin Tunku Zainol Abidin, Director, University Malaya Medical Centre, commented:“We are pleased to be given the opportunity to work with Beyond4 and Bureau Veritas in this time of crisis. As part of the UMMC COVID-19 Task Force, from Day 1, when the SARS-CoV-2 landed on the shore of Malaysia, on the 25th January 2020, we have been developing safety and health programmes and standard operating procedures for COVID-19 for both UMMC and the public. With the experience gained from the process and the basic skills of an Occupational Safety and Health practitioners and a Public Health Medicine Specialist, we were able to develop the “Stay Safe & Go Beyond” programme jointly with Beyond4 and Bureau Veritas. The programme is designed for three levels of participants, i.e., top management, middle management and line managers. We hope that the programme will benefit the industries in particular, and improve public health in general.”

S T Rubaneswaran, Chief Executive Officer, Beyond4, commented:“We are pleased to design this program with UMMC and Bureau Veritas as it is one of its kind in the country that covers all aspect of safety that is needed for industries to restart and stay safe in their business. We are looking forward towards this unique collaboration as it has a combination of a digital tech platform, a leading medical university in the country and an international world class testing and inspection organization."

Dato’ Mohd Nizam Abdul Malik, Country Chief Executive, CIF South East Asia Operating Region, Bureau Veritas Malaysia, commented:“Bureau Veritas is excited to be collaborating with UMMC and Beyond4 in this “Stay Safe & Go Beyond” program. The program is intended to reassure employers, employees and their clients that appropriate Health, Safety and Hygiene conditions are met and effective measures are in place to counter the global pandemic situation we are experiencing today. Bureau Veritas will gather its global experience in assuring best practices and approach are shared with the industry players through this program. The program shall attest safe and hygienic working conditions for all stakeholders through a consistent approach.”