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Wanted Safety Officer

Kim Yew Integrated Pte. Ltd. is looking for a Safety Officer (please go directly to Kim Yew Integrated Pte Ltd)

Their requirements are

Responsibilities Developing, implementing and enhancing WSH/EHS programmes.

Attend Committee meetings and facilitate as recording secretary and put up safety reports, including safety indices.

Prepare and conduct routine inspections at the various premises at client site in compliance to WSH/EHS related acts.

Plan, co-ordinate and oversee activities related to fire-safety, emergency response, first-aid and WSH/EHS risk assessment and management.

Investigate, analyse, report and suggest appropriate prevention measures in the event of incidents/accidents occurred at client site Responsible for all safety aspects of the construction work site.

Prepare, organize and implement safe work procedures and measures in accordance with MOM regulations.

Conduct investigations of WSH infringements and workplace accidents and recommend remedial actions.

Conduct safety related training for the staff & sub-contractors. Conduct WSH induction programme to client's staff.

Audit equipment, machineries and assets regularly to ensure that they are in good working condition and equipped with safety protection.

Assess and analyze potential risks and make recommendations when new/second hand equipment and machineries are purchased for use.

Ensure that risk assessments for all work activities are conducted and to propose recommendation and review them when necessary. Liaise with MOM on all WSH issues. Work with the client's Project Office to develop, implement and maintain the WSH/EHS Management System.

Experience in aircon upgrading projects Requirements Diploma/Degree in any engineering discipline/building/Safety & Health/Environment At least 3 years of relevant working experience Certified and registered WSH Officer with MOM Good knowledge in emergency preparedness, mitigation and response.

Please contact them directly.

On a separate note, as a Safety Professional you may wish to upgrade yourself with the NEBOSH International General Certificate.

Do check out the special limited time offer for Elearning Access


Overall Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Justify health and safety improvements using moral, financial and legal arguments

  • Advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace and help their organisation manage contractors

  • Work within a health and safety management system, recognising what effective policy, organisational responsibilities and arrangements should look like

  • Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour to improve performance in their organisation

  • Do a general risk assessment in their own workplace – profiling and prioritising risks, inspecting the workplace, recognising a range of common hazards, evaluating risks (taking account of current controls), recommending further control measures, planning actions

  • Recognise workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and effective ways to minimise those impacts

  • Develop basic safe systems of work (including taking account of typical emergencies) and knowing when to use permit-to-work systems for special risks

  • Take part in incident investigations

  • Help their employer to check their management system effectiveness – through monitoring, audits and reviews

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

For further information please see the latest version of the IELTS Handbook or consult the IELTS website.

A chart mapping IELTS scores to the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR) can be found on the British Council and IELTS websites:

Learners wishing to assess their own language expertise may consult the FAQs on the IELTS website for information on taking the test.

Important note: the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2018 specifications) is a standalone qualification. This means that you will not be able to use units from other NEBOSH qualifications against any part of this qualification.

Course syllabus

NEBOSH Unit IG1: Management of Health & Safety

Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety

  • 1.1 Discuss the moral, financial and legal reasons for managing health and safety in the workplace

  • 1.2 Explain how health and safety is regulated and the consequences of non-compliance

  • 1.3 Summarise the main health and safety duties of different groups of people at work and explain how contractors should be selected, monitored and managed

Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like

  • 2.1 Give an overview of the elements of a health and safety management system and the benefits of having a formal/certified system

  • 2.2 Discuss the main ingredients of health and safety management systems that make it effective – policy, responsibilities, arrangements

Element 3: Managing risk – understanding people and processes

  • 3.1 Describe the concept of health and safety culture and how it influences performance

  • 3.2 Summarise how health and safety culture at work can be improved

  • 3.3 Summarise the human factors which positively or negatively influence behaviour at work in a way that can affect health and safety

  • 3.4 Explain the principles of the risk assessment process

  • 3.5 Discuss typical workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and ways to minimise those impacts

  • 3.6 Describe what to consider when developing and implementing a safe system of work for general activities

  • 3.7 Explain the role, function and operation of a permitto-work system

  • 3.8 Discuss typical emergency procedures (including training and testing) and how to decide what level of first aid is needed in the workplace

Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring

  • 4.1 Discuss common methods and indicators used to monitor the effectiveness of management systems

  • 4.2 Explain why and how incidents should be investigated, recorded and reported

  • 4.3 Explain what an audit is and why and how it is used to evaluate a management system

  • 4.4 Explain why and how regular reviews of health and safety performance are needed

NEBOSH Unit IG2: Risk Assessment

For this unit learners must produce a risk assessment of a workplace which considers a wide range of identified hazards (drawn from elements 5-11) and meets best practice standards ('suitable and sufficient')

Element 5: Physical and psychological health

Element 6: Musculoskeletal health

Element 7: Chemical and biological agents

Element 8: General workplace issues

Element 9: Work equipment

Element 10: Fire

Element 11: Electricity

You may also wish to attend our AWSHPP or PWICSO

Companies can also send their staff for courses with us

Whether it is the Apply Workplace Safety Health in Process Plants (Safety Orientation Course Oil Petrochemical)

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

or the Perform Work in Confined Space Operations (Safety Orientation Course Manhole)

Course Outline for Perform Work in Confined Space Operations

for the SSG WSQ Perform Work in Confined Space Operation are

PWICSO Identify duties and responsibilities of all personnel involved in confined space work under the WSH Legislations and Code of Practice.

  • PWICSO Identify confined space hazards

  • PWICSO Use Gas Detection Instruments for atmospheric monitoring

  • PWICSO Comply with Permit-to-Work system and safe work procedures when working in confined space

  • PWICSO Participate in an Emergency for confined space

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