Thursday, December 22, 2011

Acceptable WSH Condition And Behavior


Appendix A        Acceptable WSH Condition & Behaviour

WSH Regulations
Section
Requirements
Frequency Of Inspection / Test
Acceptable WSH behaviour
Acceptable WSH Condition
WSH Act

All Sections
As Occupier
N.A
X

WSH Act
Responsibilities of workers
As Worker
N.A
X

WSH (Construction)Reg 2007 Para 33(2)
Duties of employee to wear PPE
As workers
Duties of employee to wear PPE
X

WSH ( Construction) Regulations 2007 & Factories ( Safety Training Course) Order 2001
Construction workers to attend construction safety orientation course
As construction worker
Construction workers to attend construction safety orientation course
X

WSH ( Construction) Regulations 2007 & Factories ( Safety Training Course) Order 2001
Worker working in confined space to attend Safety Orientation Course ( Manhole)
-Rescue team
Worker working in confined space
Worker working in confined space to attend Safety Orientation Course ( Manhole)
-Rescue team
X

WSH ( Construction) Regulations 2007 & Factories ( Safety Training Course) Order 2001
Lifting Supervisor to attend lifting supervisor safety course
Lifting supervisor
Lifting Supervisor to attend lifting supervisor safety course
X

WSH ( Construction) Regulations 2007 & Factories ( Safety Training Course) Order 2001
Forklift operator to attend forklift driver’s training course
Forklift Operator
Forklift operator to attend forklift driver’s training course
X

WSH ( Construction) Regulations 2007 & Factories ( Safety Training Course) Order 2001
Project managers to attend construction safety course for project managers
Project Manager
Project managers to attend construction safety course for project managers
X

WSH ( General Provisions) Regulations
43
Buyer/End User
Safety data sheets for chemicals stored on worksite
x
X
WSH ( Incident Reporting ) Regulations
Fac
Occupier/Employer to report dangerous occurrences, accidents leading to injury or death and occupational injuries
Submit Incident report within 10 days
X
X
WSH ( Registration of Factories) Regulations
Factory Permit
Occupier
Registration of worksite as factory
x

X
WSH (First Aid) Regulations
All Sections
Provision sufficient first aid box & appoint sufficient Occupational first aider
Every 100 workers : 1 Occupational one lst aider
x
X
WSH (Workplace Safety and Health Committee ) Regulations

Workplace Safety & Health Committee
Occupier to ensure  WSH committee form & members to meet once a month
Occupier to ensure  WSH committee form & members to meet once a month
X
X
WSH (Risk Management) Regulations
Risk Assessment
Risk assessment for all work site activities
Risk assessment for all work site activities
X
X
WSH ( Abrasive Blasting) Regulations
Abrasive Blasting
Maintenance and use of abrasive blasting machine & precautions to take
-supplied-air blasting helmet
-blasting cabinet shall be ventilated with air of a velocity of not less than 150 linear
metres per minute through all operating openings
-inspected and examined
by a competent person at least once in every 7 days.
Once in every 7 days inspected & examined by competent person

blasting cabinet shall be ventilated with air of a velocity of not less than 150 linear
metres per minute
X
X
WSH (WSHO) Regulations
All Sections
Appointment of safety officer
Factories -100 workers or more except garment factory

Construction with contract sum of more than $10 Million

Factories processing petroleum and petroleum products
X
X
WSH ( Medical Examination) Regulations
All Sections
Person working in hazardous environment need to go for regular medical check up
Person to be employed to work in hazardous environment shall be medically examined by a
Designated  workplace doctor and certified fit to work in such occupation within 30 days before the date he is to commence his employment in such occupation.

Registers of employees working in hazardous occupations shall be kept for a period of 5 years
X
X
WSH (Operations of crane) Regulations
All Sections
Lifting Plan required
Crane Operation shall have a Lifting Plan
Rigger man – rigger man training course
Signal man –signal man training course
Suspended load –suspended load training course
Lifting supervisor –lifting supervisor course
X
X
WSH ( Scaffolds) Regulations
All Sections
Occupier to ensure every scaffold shall have
a)one designated access point
b)Warning signs displayed
c)maximum loading on timber scaffold 75 kgf per square metre
d) others 220kgf per square meter

Every scaffold shall have at least one designated access point from which a person may gain access onto the scaffold

Warning signs are displayed at all times until the scaffold is dismantled
a scaffold in a workplace shall not be overloaded and, so far as is reasonably practicable, the load thereon shall be evenly distributed.
(5) any material transferred to or from a scaffold in a workplace, the material shall be moved or deposited without imposing any violent shock.
(6) The maximum loading for persons and materials allowed on any work platform in any bay of a scaffold in a workplace shall be —
(a) in the case of a timber scaffold, 75 kgf per square metre; or
(b) in any other case, 220 kgf per square metre.
(7) The maximum number of persons allowed on any work platform in any bay of a timber or metal scaffold in a workplace shall be —
(a) in the case of a timber scaffold, not more than 2 persons; and
(b) in the case of a metal scaffold, not more than 4 persons.
(8) The maximum number of persons allowed in any bay of a timber or metal scaffold in a workplace shall be —
(a) in the case of a timber scaffold, not more than 4 persons; and
(b) in the case of a metal scaffold, not more than 8 persons.
X
X
WSH (Noise) Regulations
All Sections
Appointment of competent person for noise monitoring
Where there are 50 or more relevant persons employed or working in a workplace, it shall be the duty of the occupier of the workplace to appoint a competent person to advise on all proper noise control measures
X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Sanitary Conveniences
Section 8ab
Provision and maintenance of clean toilet with adequate lighting
Occupier to provide and maintain clean toilet & adequate lighting
X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Electric generators, motors, machinery
Section 121ab, 12(2) & 12(3)
Electric generators, motors & machinery to be fenced
Occupier to ensure all electric generators, motors & machinery to be fenced
X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Removal of fencing from machinery
Whole of section 13
Removal of fencing from machinery

X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Electrical Installation & Equipment
Whole of section 14
Electrical installation & equipment are of good construction, free of defects & maintained & practical measures undertaken to prevent electric shock
Occupier to ensure all electrical installation & equipment are of good construction, free of defects & maintained & practical measures undertaken to prevent electric shock
X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Lock out procedure
Whole of section 16
inspection, cleaning, repair or maintenance of any plant, machinery, equipment or electrical installation in the workplace
Occupier to establish and implement lock out tag out procedure for inspection, cleaning, repair or maintenance of any plant, machinery, equipment or electrical installation in the workplace
X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Hoist & Lifts
Whole of Section 19
Hoist & lift to be tested by authorised examiner and certificate maintain in record
Hoist once every 6 months to be inspected & tested by authorised examiner
X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Lifting Gears
Whole of Section 20
Lifting gear to be tested by authorised examiner and certificate maintain in record
Once every 12 months to be inspected & tested by authorised examiner
X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Lifting appliances and lifting machines
Whole of Section 21
Lifting appliances and lifting machines to be tested by authorised examiner and certificate maintain in record
Lifting ApplianceOnce every 12 months

Lifting Machine-Once every 6 months

Chains used in the connection of molten metals and molten slags
Once every 6 months
X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Register of lifting gears, lifting appliances and lifting machines
Whole of Section 22
Register of lifting gears, lifting appliances and lifting machines to be maintain

X
X
WSH ( General Provisions) Conditions before steam boiler, steam receiver, air receiver or refrigerating plant pressure
receiver may be used
Whole of Section 27
Steam boiler ,receiver, air receiver, refrigerating plant pressure receivers to be tested and examined by authorised examiner

X
X
WSH ( General Provisions) Steam Boilers
Whole of Section 28
Steam Boiler to be fix with safety valve, maintained, tested & examined by authorised examiner
Once every 2 years by authorised examiner

Surface of external shell of steam boiler once every 6 years
X
X
WSH ( General Provisions) Steam Receivers
Whole of Section 29
Steam Receiver to be fix with safety valve, maintained, tested & examined by authorised examiner

X
X
WSH ( General Provisions) Steam Containers
Whole of Section 30
Steam containers maintained, outlet open and free obstruction

X
X
WSH ( General Provisions) Air receiver
Whole of Section 31
Air receiver to be tested once every 2 years by authorised examiner

X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Periodical examinations when authorised examiner is not available
Whole of Section 32
To notify Commissioner to arrange for an authorised examiner

X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Pipes and equipment conveying certain substances
Whole of Section 34
Pipes & equipment convey steam, air, refrigerant or any hazardous substance free of defects & properly maintained


X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Prevention of fire
Whole of Section 37
Occupier to keep ignition source away from flammable materials

X
X
WSH (General Provisions) Safety provisions in case of fire
Whole of Section 38
Occupier to provide safe means of escape, doors swing outwards & Exit signs.

X
X
WSH ( General Provisions) Toxic dust, fumes or other contaminants
Whole of Section 39
Occupier to provide local ventilation to prevent accumulation of toxic dust, fumes or other contaminants & conduct industrial hygiene monitoring test

X
X
WSH (General Provision) Permissible exposure levels of toxic substances

Whole of Section 40
Occupier to ensure no person excessively exposed to toxic substances

X
X
WSH (General Provision) Hazardous substances

Whole of Section 41
Occupier to display warning signs of hazardous substance and to dispose hazardous waste accordingly

X
X
WSH (General Provision) Safety Datasheet

Whole of Section 43
Hazardous substance shall have safety datasheet

X
X
WSH (General Provision) Permissible exposure levels of toxic substances
40.- Welding fumes
Welding fumes
Welding Fumes PELTS-5 mg/m3

X
X
WSH (General Provision) Permissible exposure levels of toxic substances
40.- Metal dust
Metal Dust
Metal Dust PELTS -10mg/m3

X
X
WSH (General Provision) Permissible exposure levels of toxic substances
40.- Respirable dust
Respirable
Respirable Dust PELTS-
0.1mg/m3

X
X
WSH (General Provision) Permissible exposure levels of toxic substances
40.- triethylamine
Triethylamne
Triethylamine PELTS-
4mg/m3

X
X
Environmental Public Health (Toxic Industrial Waste)
Regulations

Toxic Industrial Waste Disposal
Toxic Industrial waste disposal by licensed waste contractor

X
X
Environmental Public Health (Cooling Towers and Water
Fountains) Regulations
Legionella Bacteria
Control of Legionella bacteria in cooling tower

X
X
Environmental Public Health (General Waste Collection)
Regulations
General Waste Collection
General waste collection & disposal by licensed waste disposal contractor

X
X
Environmental Pollution Control (Air Impurities)
Regulations

Use current premise as a scheduled premises
Permit to use as scheduled premises

X
X
Environmental Pollution Control (Ozone Depleting Substances)
Regulations

Ozone depleting substance 
Ozone depleting substance prohibited to be use as air con refrigerant

X
X
Environmental Pollution Control (Hazardous Substances)
Regulations

Import, use and store hazardous substances
Hazardous Substance license to import, use and store hazardous substances

X
X
Environmental Pollution Control (Trade Effluent)
Regulations
Discharge trade effluent into water course
License to discharge trade effluent into water course

X
X
Environmental Pollution Control (Boundary Noise Limits for
Factory Premises) Regulations

Boundary Noise Limits
Boundary noise Limits for factory premise

X
X
Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places)
Act, Cap. 310
Smoking in prohibited places
No smoking in air conditioned environment and within 5 meters to any office building entrance

X
X
Work Injury Compensation Act 2008
Make provision for compensation of employees due to injury and illnesses arising from work.
Workmen workplace injury claim

X
X
Fire Safety Act
(Chapter 109A)
All Fire Safety Manager Regulations
Appointment of fire safety manager
Certain non residential building to appoint FSM

X
X
Fire Safety Act
(Chapter 109A)
Fire Safety (Designation of Premises requiring Fire Emergency
Plan) Notification 1994

Fire Emergency Plan
Fire Emergency Plan, fire drills & table top exercise requirements

X
X
Fire Safety Act
(Chapter 109A) Fire Safety (Buildings Requiring Fire Certificate) Order 2004


Fire Certificate
Fire Certificate Application

X
X
Fire Safety Act - Fire Safety (Petroleum and Flammable Materials)
(Amendment) Regulations 2006

Petroleum & Flammable Materials Storage License
Petroleum & Flammable Materials Storage License Application

X
X













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