Top Glove working with authorities to fight pandemic

KLANG: Top Glove Corporation Bhd will continue carrying the necessary measures to curb the Covid-19 infection among its workers.

In an issued statement, Top Glove said it was working closely with the authorities to fight the pandemic.

“Top Glove wishes to assure our customers we are working closely with the authorities through this period towards ensuring the continued safety and well-being of our employees and local community, which remains our utmost priority, ” the statement read.

It added that the company would continue adhering to the Covid-19 preventive SOP on a stringent basis.

“Disinfection exercises at our premises and accommodation are also conducted regularly, with

all the necessary precautionary measures strictly in place, ” the statement further read.

Top Glove is in the centre of attention after Covid-19 infection spread at its Meru workers’ hostels and accommodation through the Teratai cluster.

So far, about 2,524 people out of 5,767 tested from the cluster turned up positive for the coronavirus.

The statement reiterated that the company was working closely with the relevant authorities in managing its affected manufacturing facilities in Meru.

Top Glove said it was also closely collaborating with the authorities to conduct the screening of its workforce in its factories in Meru.

“We have temporarily stopped production in 16 of our facilities in Meru beginning Nov 17 to date, with the balance 12 facilities operating at much reduced capacities, ” added the statement.

The firm also assured its stakeholders it was fully committed in doing its part to help prevent the further spread of Covid-19 while supporting the needs of its customers, employees, business partners and the communities it served.

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