He was the Dangerous Cargoes Manager of the Klang Port Authority from 1992 to 2006. He has served as:

• Chairman of the Working Group on “Packaging -Transport of Dangerous Goods ” – MS 1513 (SIRIM) and “Transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea” MS 1048 (SIRIM);

• Chairman of the Sub-committee for the Revision of the Radiation Protection (Transport) Regulation 1989), Atomic Energy Licensing Board,  MOSTI;

• Chairman of the working committee for Port Klang Dangerous Goods – EDI system.

He had also drafted the Malaysian Ports Dangerous Cargoes By-Laws and led several team of port auditors responsible in carrying out several exercise on port safety audit on the handling of dangerous cargoes in port areas.

Saffian holds a Chartered Membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (U.K) and was awarded the BPC and AMN.

Saffian specialises in management of dangerous goods in port areas.