More than 98% of companies have complied with the SOP, according to the Ministry of Internal Trade

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PETALING JAYA: Most business premises were found to comply with Covid-19 preventive standard operating procedures (SOPs) during the lockdown, with only a small number breaking the rules, the Ministry of Internal Trade and Commerce said. the consumption.

The ministry’s enforcement division said it checked a total of 615,996 premises from May 13 to June 26 and found 574 companies flouting SOPs.

“It is satisfying to see 98.54% of businesses complying with SOPs. About 1.27% of them have received warnings for non-compliance, while only 0.1% of locals have received compound notices.” the ministry’s enforcement division said in a statement on Sunday (June 27).

Between June 1 and June 26, law enforcement officers carried out checks at 44,903 premises nationwide and issued compound opinions in excess of RM 2.14 million to 388 companies or business owners who violated the SOP.

Violations included opening after hours, workers failing to scan MySejahtera before entering premises, workers failing to wear masks on premises and failing to limit the number of people entering the premises .

The companies received compound notices ranging from RM 1,500 to RM 10,000.

The division also received 132 complaints from the public during the same period.

The ministry has also advised business owners to make every effort to ensure that their workers and customers comply with SOPs.

“Business owners must be proactive and vigilant to ensure that the SOP is strictly followed to avoid the creation of new Covid-19 clusters,” the enforcement division said.


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