International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Bilingual Multimedia Software Development Concept (IM-Smart Safety) as an Alternative Media for Presenting Information to Foreign Workers during Safety Course in the Malaysian Construction Industry
Nurul Azita Binti Salleh, Norazah Binti Mohd Nordin, Abdul Khalim Bin Abdul Rashid

The language problem issue among the foreign workers is not new to the construction industry in Malaysia to contribute to the risk of accidents. This issue also happening during the compulsory courses for foreign workers that is the Safety and Health Induction Course (SHIC) as incorporated in the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 (OSHA) as the safety implementation before they start work at the construction site. Therefore, this paper is to discuss the study concept about developing a bilingual multimedia mechanism as an alternative media to present information effectively to the foreign workers. This software is fully operated by the course instructors which functions as an information presentation medium and teaching aid material for teaching purposes as well as help increase understanding and interest of foreign workers during SHIC.

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