includes any cable, wire and other device necessary to enable it to be connected to a source of electricity supply; “hazardous substance” means any hazardous substance specified in Part II of the Fifth Schedule to the Act; “PEL (Long Term)” means the permissible exposure level over an 8-hour working day and a 40-hour work week; “PEL (Short Term)” means the permissible exposure level over a 15-minute period during any working day; “permissible exposure level” means the maximum time weighted average concentration of a toxic substance to which any person may be exposed; “plant” means any machinery, vessel, pipe or other apparatus or combination thereof which is connected or used for the purpose of making a product; the safe working load specified in the certificate of test and examination obtained for the purposes of regulation 19, 20 or 21; or. %PDF-1.6 %���� 1]. Subscribe for free to our WSH Bulletin, ... A weekly e-newsletter featuring the latest WSH updates on regulations, events, case studies and publications SHINE Newsletter . This is to emphasise the employer’s duty under the WSH Act to manage traffic safety and better track work-related traffic accidents. Singapore 237994 This would send a clear signal that that employers need to better manage traffic safety. endstream endobj 165 0 obj <. In summary, the changes to the reporting requirements are set out below:a), Any employer who fails to make an incident report as required by law is liable to be:a. All rights reserved. the employee is certified by a registered medical practitioner or registered dentist to be unfit for work, or to require hospitalisation or to be placed on light duties, on account of the accident. He is given a total of two days of medical leave. With the amended reporting requirements, if the injury sustained by the employee resulted in a total of more than three days’ medical leave, such accidents must be reported. If you don’t pay your composition fine, you may be prosecuted and fined up to $10,000 or jailed up to 6 months, or both. In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 27 and 65 of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, the Minister for Manpower makes the following Regulations: by deleting paragraph (1) and substituting the following paragraphs: an employee meets with an accident at a workplace on or after 1 September 2020; and. Employment of Foreign Manpower Act. To continue to transact with MOM securely, please follow these steps to enable the Transport Layer Security (TLS) of your web browser, or upgrade to the latest version of your browser. Foreign Employee Dormitories Act Find links to the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act, Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA), regulations covering factories and other WSH legislation. [18/2011 wef 01/09/2011] Application of Act to Government: 3. A newsletter for professionals and management, featuring the latest WSH update on initiatives, events and publications ... 2020 WSH … 0000000642 00000 n 0000001060 00000 n 0000003445 00000 n Workplace Safety and Health (Incident Reporting) Regulations; Work Injury Compensation Regulations; If you don’t report an accident, it is an offence and you’ll be fined $200 for the first time, or up to $2,500 for subsequent offences. Definitions: 2. 0000002993 00000 n The email may not have been sent by WSH Council. (3) A registered medical practitioner or registered dentist (. Workplace Safety and Health (General Provisions) Regulations, Please check the legislation timeline to ensure that you are viewing the correct legislation version. It is important that MOM’s reporting database reflects an accurate picture of the number of WSH incidents, so that we can appropriately calibrate our engagement and enforcement actions. In this scenario, the employee’s fourth day of medical leave would fall on 5 Feb. the employer of that employee must submit a report to the Commissioner of the accident within 10 days after the date the employer first has notice of the accident. 0000002505 00000 n He is initially given two days of medical leave for 1 and 2 Feb. where there is no such certificate, the safe working load as ascertained by an authorised examiner; “safe working pressure” means the pressure specified in the report of examination referred to in regulation 28, 29 or 31; “tank” includes any pipe and valve thereof and all its fittings and attachments; “time weighted average concentration” means the concentration determined by adding together the products of each concentration and the corresponding time over which that concentration was measured, and dividing the sum by the total time over which the measurements were taken; “toxic substance” means any substance which may cause irritation, bodily injury or any harmful effect to a person through ingestion, inhalation or contact with any body surface, and includes any substance specified in the First Schedule; “transmission machinery” means every shaft, wheel, drum, pulley, system of fast and loose pulleys, coupling, clutch, driving-belt or other device by which the motion of a prime mover is transmitted to or received by any machine or appliance. 0000003216 00000 n What and when to report. These Regulations may be cited as the Workplace Safety and Health (Incident Reporting) Regulations. xref by inserting, immediately after paragraph (3), the following paragraph: the employee informs any of the following persons of the date and place of the accident and the cause of the injury: the foreman or any other person under whose supervision the employee was employed at the time of the accident; any person designated by the employer pursuant to section 35(2)(. (To be presented to Parliament under section 65(8) of the Workplace Safety and Health Act). Status: Current version as at 07 Nov 2020 . 0000002956 00000 n The reporting requirements under the WSH (Incident Reporting) Regulations and the Work Injury Compensation Regulations were aligned in the 2008 review of the Work Injury Compensation Act. What the EFMA covers and your key responsibilities an employer under the Act. A kitchen worker cuts his finger while chopping meat. OSHA published a Final Rule to amend its recordkeeping regulation to remove the requirement to electronically submit to OSHA information from the OSHA Form 300 (Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses) and OSHA Form 301 (Injury and Illness Incident Report) for establishments with 250 or more employees that are required to routinely keep injury and illness records.