CBRN Hazard Management in Malaysian Healthcare: A Review of the Literature and Implications for Practice


  • Poobalan Vengidasamy Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Shamsul Bahri Mohd Tamrin Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Mohamed Alwi Bin Hj Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Abdul Rahman Hospital Selayang, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Gurjeet Singh a/l Harvendhar Singh Hospital Selayang, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia




The occurrence and intensity of both natural and human-made disasters are bound to increase, posing significant risks to humanity. In Malaysia’s healthcare setting, a variety of procedures and practices for managing safety, health, and emergency management are implemented to ensure the comfort and protection of hospital personnel, patients, and visitors. The presence of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) hazards pose a grave risk to the health and well-being of healthcare personnel in Malaysia. The aim of this review article is to draw attention to practical implications and provide a thorough summary of the literature on CBRN hazard management in Malaysian healthcare.


CBRN Hazard Management, Malaysian Healthcare, Disaster Management, Healthcare Safety


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How to Cite

Vengidasamy, P. ., Mohd Tamrin, S. B. ., Bin Hj, M. A., Rahman, A., & a/l Harvendhar Singh, G. S. . (2024). CBRN Hazard Management in Malaysian Healthcare: A Review of the Literature and Implications for Practice. International Journal of Management and Human Science (IJMHS), 8(1), 11-26. https://doi.org/10.31674/mjmr.2024.v08i01.002