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Site Manager’s Role In Getting The Safety Message Across To Those Who Need It

Take a look at the site manager’s role in getting the safety message across to those who need it most at the job site. http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/cygnus/ipaf_201208/#/10

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Fall Prevention Plan

Implementing A Fall Prevention Plan A fall prevention plan is a site specific plan that is designed to be integrated into the Safety and Health Management System. It provides a systematic approach towards eliminating or reducing the risk of falling from height … Continue reading

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Public Consult on Work-At-Heights (WAH) Approved Code of Practice

Fatal falls is the leading cause of workplace deaths in Singapore – with over 100 workers killed within the last five years. To achieve our vision of safe and healthy workplaces, preventing such falls is a critical link. Working at … Continue reading

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Working At Heights Competency Framework to Enhance Industry Capabilities

Working at heights (WAH) has been a major concern in Singapore as it is the leading cause of workplace death. The last five years has seen more than 100 workers die from fatal falls and this year so far, 16 … Continue reading

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What is the Work at Height (WAH) Planning Tool?

The Work at Height (WAH) Planning Tool is an online resource which draws from the lessons learnt from past Fall From Height incidents in Singapore and provides customized recommendations based on user-selected causal factors. Users may find the recommendations useful … Continue reading

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Work Safely on Roofs – Download the WSH guidelines here!

Working on roofs is a high-risk activity. From 2007 to 2011, fatal falls during work on roofs had claimed 20 lives. Fall from roofs have also caused serious workplace injuries, often resulting in permanent disabilities (e.g., paralysis). Hence the Singapore Workplace Safety … Continue reading

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National Work At Height (WAH) Symposium

Dear WAH Supervisors, Contractors, Project Managers, WSHOs and Partners Invitation to Work At Height (WAH) Symposium 2011 Date: 22 March 2011 Time: 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm (Registration starts from 12.30pm, lunch will be served) Venue: Furama City Centre, Grand … Continue reading

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