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Approved Code of Practice on Chief Executives' and Board of Directors' WSH Duties 1st Run

24th Mar 2023
9:00AM - 1:15PM -
IES Academy@Jurong East
80 Jurong East Street 21, #04-10, Devan Nair Institute For Employment and Employability 609607
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STU (Safety) 2
PDU (CEng) 4

There was an unusual high spate of WSH accidents in 2022. As industries geared up for safety measures and tightened its own safety processes, MOM introduces a series of nation-wide measures to address the high fatality rate Singapore is facing.

MOM WSH nation-wide measures:

·        Pre-Start Assessment

·        Disqualification framework and revised demerit points system for construction sector

·        Empowering workers and members of public to raise WSH issues

·        Code of Practice on Chief Executives’ and Board of Directors’ WSH Duties

·        Increased penalties for WSH offences


As part of the nation-wide measures, a new approved code of practice on WSH duties for Chief executives and Board of directors was introduced as one of the measures to drive down accident rates.  With Senior management participating in WSH as part of their duties, this initiative seeks to employ leadership and top management policies to influence safety climate and outcomes within organization.

This session seeks to clarifies the WSH duties Chief executives and Board of Director holds as well as explanation to specific WSH measures and broad principles lay out for stakeholders involved.

This half-day course will cover the essential purpose of the new ACOP, WSH duties for Chief executives and Board of Director as well as the principles and measures described in the code. This will enhance their understanding on how this ACOP is understood with the legal requirements under the WSH ACT; thus addressing measures chief executives and board of directors can or must implement in their involvement with WSH.


To enhance the awareness and understanding of WSH duties under the new ACOP for chief executives and board of directors.

Course Outline

1)     Purpose of Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) on Chief Executives’ and Board of Directors’ WSH Duties

2)     Key points on the ACOP

3)     WSH Legal Requirements

4)     Four Broad Principles of WSH Duties for Chief Executives and Board of Directors

5)     Seventeen WSH Measures that can be implemented

**Physical Classroom** 

Please click HERE for more Course information & manual registration form.


Supported by:

**Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) Funding ONLY**

** Must read Information for SFC/UTAP claim, please click HERE**


 4SDU /4PDU/ 4CEng / 2STU(Safety)- Confirmed


Verline Chiam

Coordinator contact no:

(DID) 64604241, (MAIN LINE) 64639211

Coordinator email:


Fee inclusive of 8%GST, course materials and Halal meal in Bentos.

Certificate of Attendance will be given to participants with 100% attendance and full course fee payment made.

For all individual paying participants (not sponsored by company), Must make payment 1 week before course date.

If payment is via cheque, the cheque should be made payable to IES ACADEMY PTE LTD and post it to IESA@JurongEast

Yet to be allocated
Ref: IESA-P0000001-986

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