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(English) Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites

Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites Promotion

What's In It For Me

You will be able to:
  • Identify your own roles and responsibilities in a construction job.
  • Follow safe work procedures.
  • Adopt relevant risk control measures when working at height and respond to fire emergencies

Course Overview

WSQ Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites is a mandatory Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) training course if you are working in the construction industry. As a construction worker, you are required to go through the course before you start work.

Who Should Attend

Construction workers or any other workers who need to enter a construction work site.

Course Duration

Training / Lecture Hours: 16 Hours
Assessment / Exam Hours: 2 Hours (1 hour: MCQ, 1 hour: Practical)

Course Outline

Part 1 Identify own roles and responsibilities as an employee in a construction job

  • Identify legal obligations in Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) requirements
  • Identify own rights and responsibilities under WSH legal requirements
  • Identify own rights and responsibilities under the Employment Act and Workplace Injury Compensation Act

Part 2  Follow safe work procedures in construction work

  • Identify safety signs in a construction site
  • Identify common workplace hazards in a construction site
  • Identify relevant risk control measures to be implemented according to organisational procedure
  • Follow Permit-to-Work (PTW) procedure according to organisational procedures
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) according to organisational procedures

Part 3 Follow safe Work-at-Height procedures

  • Identify hazards when Working-at-Height.
  • Identify relevant risk control measures implemented to mitigate the hazards when working-at-Height according to safe work procedures
  • Check Work-at-Height (WAH) equipment and safety devices according to safe work procedures.
  • Wear the appropriate PPE correctly for Working-at-Height according to safe work procedures
  • Identify designated work access at scaffold structure in accordance with industrial guidelines
  • Demonstrate the correct method of ascending and descending scaffold structure using appropriate vertical lifelines according to approved Work-at-Height Code of Practice
  • Demonstrate the correct method of 100% tie off according to approved Work-at-Height Code of Practice
  • Demonstrate the correct method of traversing across the scaffold work platforms using horizontal lifeline or equivalent according to approved Work-at-Height Code of Practice

Part 4 Respond to fire emergencies

  • Follow fire evacuation procedures based on an incident at the site in accordance with organisational firefighting procedures.
  • Identify correct types of fire extinguishers to use in the event of a fire.
  • Apply the correct techniques to extinguish a fire according to established organisational firefighting procedures

Mode of Assessment

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Practical Performance

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Statement of Attainment (SOA) from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Safety Pass from NTUC LearningHub. 

Note: Validity of the Safety Pass is subjected to the years of working experience in related industry within Singapore. Participants with more than 6 years of experience will receive 4 years validity, and 2 years validity for less according to the Worker Training Record.

Pre-requisites

Assume Skills and Knowledge

You must be above 18 years of age and are assumed to:

  • Have employment status as manual labour to carry out construction work in building and engineering construction work sites
  • Be medically fit
  • Be able to listen, read, speak and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills (ES) level 2
  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to Employability Skills (ES) level 2
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Be able to follow written and oral work instructions

Funding Information

Skillsconnect Course Reference Code:

  • CRS-Q-0030732-PI

For companies applying for funding, the training grant applications must be submitted up to 30 days before the course start date, and no later than 30 days after course start date via www.skillsconnect.gov.sg.

Price

Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites Promotion

Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$110.00 S$117.70
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$22.00 S$29.70
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$11.00 S$18.70
WTS Funding (95%) S$5.50 S$13.20
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$110.00 S$117.70
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (80%)* S$22.00 S$29.70
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$11.00 S$18.70
WTS Funding (95%) S$5.50 S$13.20
SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$110.00 S$117.70
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** S$11.00 S$18.70
WTS Funding (95%) S$5.50 S$13.20
*Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $4.50 per hour.
** Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour.

Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 

SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

Please note that prices are subject to changes.

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