PUTRAJAYA: Enforcement authorities have ordered 56 premises to close after they were found to have violated standard operating procedures (SOP).
The offenders include factories, business premises, construction sites and workers’ hostels.
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the special task force monitoring SOP compliance had checked 90,303 premises nationwide on July 6.
This includes 2,859 factories, 16,743 business premises, 907 construction sites and 394 workers’ hostels.
“The government has stepped up enforcement and carried out more inspections on factories and business premises after many of them were found to have violated the government’s orders as well as SOP.
“Authorities have ordered 56 premises to shut operations for violating SOP,” he said on Thursday (July 8).