Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Scheduling of Mandatory Training

Scheduling of Mandatory Training Program for Relevant personnel

Prior to scheduling  relevant personnel for the mandatory training program,
organization need to conduct training needs analysis first before Identifying and
planning for the mandatory WSH training for the relevant personnel because
training needs analysis is based on the logical sequence of comparing  a person's
skills level with the demands of his or her job and hence the identification of the
person actual skills shortfalls

Organization shall establish procedures to identify the training needs of managers,
supervisory staff and workers so as to provide them with comprehensive training
On in-house safety rules and regulations, statutory requirements, safe work
Practices, and other relevant occupational safety and health related training

Training for different personnel at various organisation level.

Training for Management Personnel

All relevant management staff should undergo safety training and be equipped
with the proper understanding of the safety management system, safety policy and
organisation, statutory requirements on safety, and their duties and responsibilities
in safety and health

The training should also provide the relevant management staff with the tools and
techniques needed for managing safety and health effectively at the workplace.                        

Training for Supervisory Personnel

All direct and contractors’ supervisory personnel should undergo the necessary
training to achieve a better understanding of the safety aspect of the work
operations to ensure tasks are carried out safely. All supervisory personnel
should also be trained in the skills and methods required to perform their tasks
competently and safely, and to lead workers in safe work practices.

Training for Workers

All new direct and contractors’ workers should undergo the organization in-house
safety orientation training programme before they are allowed to commence work.
The organization should ensure that no worker is assigned to carry out any high
risk or hazardous job unless he has been provided with the necessary training.

The safety orientation training for workers should cover the relevant safe work practices,
in-house safety rules and regulations, hazard identification in work areas and the response
emergency. Safety training programme should be conducted in languages understood by
the workers.

(4) Mandatory Training

The Factories ( Safety Training Order) Regulations
requires the workers
,supervisor and managers working in a construction sector or working in a certain
industrial premises to attend a mandatory safety training course designed for their

An organization can in fact check if an employee has attended the following courses and
if they will be issued with certificates valid for two or four years (for CSOC and SSIC
only) based on their period of employment in Singapore by navigating to the MOM
website Check Worker’s Training Records

· Building Construction Supervisors Safety Course (BCSS)

· Construction Safety Orientation Course (General Trade) (CSOC)

· Shipyard Supervisors Safety Course (SSSC)

· Shipyard Safety Instruction Course (General Trade) (SSIC)

Maintenance of training records

Organization shall ensure that they document and maintain records of all safety
training received by all the workers. The safety training records kept should include
the date of training, topics covered in the training programmes, trainers conducting
the training and examination results of the training.

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