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(English) Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites

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 worksite

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 procedures
  • 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 the related industry within Singapore. If you have more than 6 years of experience, you will receive 4 years validity, and 2 years validity for less according to the Worker Training Record.

Course Objectives

At the end of the programme, 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

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 worksites
  • 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

Price

 

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

 

Non-SME

 

SME

 

 

w/o GST

w GST

w/o GST

w GST

w/o GST

w GST

Original Course Fee

$110.00

$117.70

$110.00

$117.70

$110.00

$117.70

Singapore Citizens & PRs aged

21 years and above

$22.00

$29.70

$22.00

$29.70

$11.00

$18.70

Singapore Citizens aged 40

years and above

(Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy)

$11.00

$18.70

$11.00

$18.70

$11.00

$18.70

Remarks:

SkillsConnect Code: CRS-Q-0030732-PI

Individual Sponsored

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding
  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding
  • NTUC Union Members can use their UTAP Funding to offset course fee only after full deduction from their SkillsFuture Credit and PSEA funds (where applicable)

Company Sponsored

  • Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr
  • Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 90% of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr

SkillsFuture Credit

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after SSG funding

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

  • NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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