Passport to staying safe while on duty


(From right) Lee, Astro Malaysia Holding Bhd chairman Tun Zaki Tun Azmi and Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) chairman Datuk Seri Azman Ujang at the launch of the media safety passport training in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. - Photos: NORAFIFI EHSAN/The Star

WHEN performing their duty to report the news, media practitioners should not end up becoming news themselves, says Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

Lee, who is National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh) chairman, said it was crucial for media personnel who are deployed to high-risk areas such as conflict zones and environmental disaster sites to be aware of the hazards they face and take appropriate measures.

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