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ES WSQ

Comply with Workplace Safety & Health Policies & Procedures

(ES-JS-101G-1)

Participants will be awarded the Statement of Attainment upon successful completion of the course.

Course Objective

 

On completion of this unit, the learner will be able to

 

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the worker and the Workplace Safety and Health Committee stipulated under the Workplace Safety and Health Act

  • Able to follow workplace procedures for risk control and emergencies accurately and identify typical unsafe working conditions and practices within the industry concerned

Target Audience

 

Any individual that does not have supervisory responsibilities for others and work under direction to perform a specific set of work activities.

Course Outline

Follow safe work practices and risk control procedures

 

  • Practise personal hygiene at the workplace in accordance with organizational procedures

  • Use and maintain personal protective equipment required for work in accordance with organizational procedures

  • Use and maintain workplace equipment and safety devices in accordance with organizational procedures or manufacturer’s instructions

  • Follow safety signs and instructions in the workplace

  • Follow workplace risk control measures in accordance with organizational procedures

  • Report workplace safety and health issues to appropriate person in accordance with organizational procedures and Workplace Safety and Health Act

Participate in workplace safety and health management activities

 

  • Identify and report potential hazards and risks associated within the work area in accordance with organizational procedures

  • Report unsafe working conditions and work practices in accordance with organizational procedures

  • Resolve hazards and risks identified in the work area in accordance with organizational procedures

  • Identify personal protective equipment requirements for work in accordance with organizational procedures

  • Identify safety device required for safe operations of machinery and equipment if any at the workplace

  • Identify information needed to handle workplace emergencies

  • Participate in workplace safety and health training

Follow workplace emergency response procedures

 

  • React to the types of emergencies at the workplace

  • Use equipment and materials required for workplace emergency response in accordance with organizational procedures

  • Activate emergency services in the event of emergency at the workplace in accordance with organizational procedures

  • Follow the instructions given by authorized personnel in the event of emergency at the workplace

  • Participate in the organizational emergency response exercise in accordance with guidelines provided by the relevant regulatory requirements

  • Follow infectious disease outbreak control at the workplace in accordance with guidelines provided by the relevant regulatory bodies

Methodology

 

This workshop comprises of group discussion, table exercises and case study. The emphasis will be on how to guide employees to observe defined workplace safety and health policies and procedures, and acquire competencies necessary to work safely at the workplace. Final assessment will be conducted at the end of the course.

  • 80% Course Fee Subsidy, cap $17/hr

  • 90% Course Fee Subsidy, cap $25/hr for SMEs / Singapore citizens aged ≥ 40 yrs

  • 95% WTS funding

Absentee payroll is applicable

Absentee Payroll : 80% of hourly basic salary, capped at

$4.50 per hour

 

For SMEs, enhanced absentee payroll funding available at 80% of hourly basic salary, capped at $7.50/hr

*SMEs are defined as companies with: (i) at least 30% local shareholding; AND (ii) Group annual sales turnover of not more than $100 million OR Group employment size of not more than 200 employees.

 

 

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme:

 

Singapore Citizens aged ≥ 35 years & earning ≤ $2,000/month are eligible for 95% course fee subsidy. Companies can also apply for absentee payroll at 95% of hourly basic salary.

 

Funding Eligibility: 

 

In order to enjoy the funding, participants need to fulfill the following requirements:

 

  1. Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents (PR) of Singapore

  2. Attain at least 75% course attendance

  3. Successfully complete assessment & certified as Competent

  4. Participant has not enjoyed WDA’s funding for the same course before

  5. For company-sponsored participants, training is fully sponsored by companies, which are registered or incorporated in Singapore

 

Companies are to submit application via www.skillsconnect.gov.sg to enjoy the funding
 

 

Dates (2019) : 6 May or 7 Aug or 6 Nov

Duration : 1 day, 9am to 5:30pm (7.5 hrs)

Course Venue : SNEF Corporate Learning @ Tanglin 

Enquiries:

Kelly Choa DID: 6827 6929 / Training hotline: 6827 6927