Malaysia business news: Pos Malaysia is providing accident and extended COVID-19 insurance coverage to its 18,000 employees. The insurance will last for one year with Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad (Allianz General).
Amid the Movement Control Order (MCO), Pos Malaysia’s frontliners continue to serve the public at post offices and Pos Laju outlets. The frontliners mainly delivers mail and parcels nationwide.
The wider insurance coverage recognizes various risks faced by employees in the course of their responsibilities during the pandemic.
Mohamed Rozaidi Md Sharif, Pos Malaysia CEO of postal services said Pos Malaysia as a crucial services provider continues to run throughout the pandemic. Hence, its employees, especially its frontliners are exposed to the risk of infecting COVID-19 from daily interactions with the public.
Allianz General provides extended insurance that covers death or disability due to accident, hospitalisation allowance, assistance during accident, mobility allowance (for wheelchair and crutches), burial expenses and others. Allianz General has actually disbursed over RM300,000 of cash assistance to Pos Malaysia employees.
Pos Malaysia has also benefited from the Allianz We Care Community campaign. This campaign provides insurance coverage to crucial services employees amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Allianz We Care Community aims to look after the public that includes the hardworking employees of Pos Malaysia and enhancing meaningful protection.
How Pos Malaysia take safety measures to curb COVID-19
Malaysia business news: Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, Pos Malaysia has taken preventative measures across its business to reduce the risk of infections. That includes giving personal hygiene kits like face shields, face masks, and hand sanitizers to all offices and employees.
Pos Malaysia has also carried out regular cleaning and sanitization of the workplace and business premises. Besides, it carried out the standard health monitoring measures to customers by following the Ministry of Health (MoH) guidelines. Hence, Rozaidi said that Pos Malaysia is a totally safe and healthy workplace.
He added that they have provided in-house doctors who are based at our Integrated Parcel Centre (IPC) in Shah Alam to employees that need medical attention.
Moreover, Pos Malaysia also implemented the work from home policy for all its support departments and units. This can limit the number of employees gathering in one location to curb the spread of coronavirus effectively.
The group will continue to follow all necessary measures throughout the pandemic to ensure wellbeing of its customers and employees.
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