Literature Review On Automotive Industry

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CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Automotive industries in Malaysia The automotive industry in Malaysia has become a booming industry which encompasses the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of motor vehicles. It is one of the industries that producing and selling motor vehicles such as self-powered vehicles, domestic and commercial vehicles, passenger cars, trucks, and many more. Malaysia is also one of the key manufacturers and exporters of vehicle parts, components and accessories that are widely accepted by most of the leading Asian countries. For example, in 2007, 441,678 vehicles were manufactured while in 2015, the production doubled to 614,664 vehicles (MAA, 2015). In order to meet this demand, a large numbers of workers are needs in this industry to be employed for manufacturing, production, wholesaling, retailing, and maintenance. Along the way, the growth of this industry encouraged more manufacturing and production of motor vehicles, which also influent the existence of automotive repair job in all over the world (Muhammad, 2011). Automotive repair shops basically responsible in work task involving the maintenance and repair of the damaged vehicles or any other issue happened. Being an industry with significant number of working population, the person may have possibility to affect by occupational injuries as they may get injured while working in automotive workshop. For that reason, the health and safety issues of the workers need to be

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