ASPRI the Association of Process Industry, is calling for its members to conduct a Safety Time Out from 9th May 2022 to 13 May 2022. This comes after the WSH Council and MOM asked companies in Singapore for a Safety Time Out. Even the Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong highlighted this in his Facebook post.
There were 20 fatal accidents from 1st Jan 2022 to 6 May 2022 and 10 fatal workplace accidents in April alone. The fatal accidents in April 2022 are as follows
4 April 2022 – Three workers fell from scaffold
14 April 2022 – Engineer dies after falling through false ceiling
21 April 2022 – Serious Accident Incident Mobile Crane Overturned
30 April 2022 – One Worker dies after falling from ladder, Two workers injured when boom lift fail
Sadly yesterday 9th May 2022, there was another fall from height.
The WSH Council and ASPRI have jointly called on members to conduct a Safety Time Out (STO) at a suitable date between 9 and 13 May.
Some actions from the top management could include but are not limited to
Doing a site walk-about and encouraging workers to report safety risks and near misses to their supervisors.
Asking workers to surface their safety concerns and reassuring them that they will not be penalised for doing so.
Sharing learning points from recent fatal accidents from the WSH Alerts, with all workers, to avoid a repeat of such cases in your own company.
Some suggestioned for WSH personnel:
Review Risks Assessments for new hazards or risks.
Hold workshops and meetings to recap basic site safety
Guide management on how to participate in the Safety Time Out.
For Singapore Process Industry contractors who need to send their workers for retraining or training in Apply Workplace Safety Health in Process Plant, you may send us an email and we can provide you schedules for your workers to attend trainings with us.
SSG WSQ Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Process Plant (AWSHPP)
(WSQ certification - Apply WSH in Process Plant AWSHPP)
This AWSHPP course was formerly known as Oil/Petrochemical Safety Orientation Course for Workers OPSOC or SOCOP. Now it is known as the SSG WSQ Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Process Plant (AWSHPP).
AWSHPP Course Overview
Course Overview for WSQ Workplace Safety and Health in Process Plant is one of the core units in all process sectors of Process Industry. Anyone entering a Process Plant (Examples - Jurong Island, Bukom, Chevron, Exxonmobil or Pharmacuetical- Novartis, Pfizer) must have a valid
People who attend AWSHPP
People who should attend AWSHPP are
And any others working in the oil and gas (oil petrochemical) industry
AWSHPP Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Participants/Learners will be able to listen, read, speak and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) Level 2.
AWSHPP Course Outline
AWSHPP Course Outline for the WDA WSQ Apply Workplace Safety Health in Process Plants (AWSHPP ) are:
AWSHPP Identify the roles and responsibilities of an employee under WSH act
AWSHPP Identify and prevent fire and explosion hazards at workplace
AWSHPP Comply safe work practices and control measures for material handling
AWSHPP Comply safety work practices and control measures for mechanical and electrical works
AWSHPP Comply safe work practices and control measures when working on Specialized Operations
AWSHPP Comply safe work practices and control measures when working at heights
AWSHPP Comply safe work practices and control measures when working in a confined space
AWSHPP Course Duration of WSQ Apply Workplace Safety Health in Process Plant (AWSHPP):
9 hours (Inclusive of assessment)
Upon completion of the AWSHPP course and passing the examination, a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from Skillsfuture Singapore (SSG) will be awarded.
Price of AWSHPP Course:
Price per participant: SGD$90
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