KUALA LUMPUR (24 January 2013): The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has completed the process of sending out free health screening vouchers to the 1.9 million eligible members, deputy chief executive officer (operations) Datuk Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed said today.
KUALA LUMPUR (29 December 2012): THE one-off free health screening offered by the Social Security Organisation (Socso) to nearly two million of its contributors is a win-win situation for both workers and employers as it will create health-conscious workers, leading to better productivity.
KUALA LUMPUR (16 October 2012) : Some 1.9 million workers aged 40 and above who are contributors to the Social Security Organisation (Socso) are eligible for a free health screening beginning January next year.
Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Dr S.Subramaniam said this was to identify those at risk of getting non-communicable diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease, as well as to check cholesterol levels, and for prostate cancer in men and cervical/breast cancer in women through Pap smear/mammogram.
KUALA LUMPUR (3 October 2012): STARTING Jan 1 next year, some 1.4 million private sector employees will enjoy free medical screening amounting to RM200 million, as announced by the prime minister in the 2013 Budget.
All SOCSO Offices in Malaysia:
- SOCSO Offices @ Head Quarter
- SOCSO Offices @ Kuala Lumpur
- SOCSO Offices @ Selangor
- SOCSO Offices @ Perak
- SOCSO Offices @ Penang
- SOCSO Offices @ Kedah
- SOCSO Offices @ Perlis
- SOCSO Offices @ Negeri Sembilan
- SOCSO Offices @ Melaka
- SOCSO Offices @ Johor
- SOCSO Offices @ Pahang
- SOCSO Offices @ Terengganu
- SOCSO Offices @ Kelantan
- SOCSO Offices @ Sabah
- SOCSO Offices @ Sarawak
- SOCSO Offices @ W.P.Labuan
SOCSO (Social Security Organization), also known as PERKESO (Pertubuhan Keselamatan Sosial), was established in 1971 under the Ministry of Human Resources (formerly known as Ministry of Labour) to provide social security protections to all employees/workers in Malaysia.
Functions of SOCSO
The functions of SOCSO (PERKESO) are as follows:
- Registration of employers and employees
- Collection of contribution from employers and employees
- Payment of benefits to workers and/or their dependents when tragedy strikes
- Provision of physical and vocational rehabilitation benefits
- promotion of awareness of occupational safety and health
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