ELE-WSH-3003-1.1

Code: SWSH

Duration: 24 Hours

Synopsis:

This module is developed to enable learners to acquire knowledge and skills in planning WSH activities, implementing safe work practices and maintaining workplace risk control measures at their workplaces.

 

Objective:

On completion of this module, learners will be able to supervise workplace safety and health practices at supervisor level in their workplaces.

 

Outline:

The knowledge and skills covered in this module include:

Skills:

  • Plan workplace safety and health activities
  • Implement safe work practices
  • Maintain workplace risk control measures

Knowledge:

  • Responsibilities of designated personnel/committees under the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act
  • Safety management system
  • Workplace safety policy and culture
  • Communication means
  • Proper use of personal protective equipment
  • Impact of unsafe work conditions
  • Purpose of safety signs and instructions
  • Types of work activities
  • Purpose of safe work procedures
  • Purpose of safety inspection checklist
  • Types of emergencies at workplace
  • Interpretation of safety signs and instructions
  • Types of unsafe working conditions
  • Types of unsafe work practices
  • The importance of communicating the change in the work practices
  • Types of safety issues
  • Safety issues resolution process
  • Types of workplace hazards
  • Applications of hierarchy of risk control measures
  • Means of communicating the risk control measures
  • Importance of risk assessment

 

Training Medium:

This module is conducted in English.

 

Training Methodology:

This module is delivered through e-learning, lectures, group activities and demonstration.

 

Assessment Methodology:

Practical and oral/written assessments are conducted at the end of the training module.

 

Certification:

An individual who completes a module will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SOA). If an individual completes the required number of modules at the various levels, he/she will be awarded a WSQ Certificate.

For Whom:

Suitable for Line or Team Leaders, Technicians, Supervisors and Engineers.

 

Entry Requirements:

Participants are assumed to:

  • Have completed ‘O’ Level or equivalent; or
  • Have the ability of:
    • Basic knowledge of the Singapore Workplace Safety and Health requirements;
    • Follow written and oral work instructions;
    • Listen, read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) level 5;
    • Manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to Employability Skills System (ESS) level 5.