40 SDU points awarded upon successful completionAttendance: 75%Graded Assessment
Written Questioning, Written Assessment and / or Practical Assessment
Statement of Attainment (SOA) by Workforce Development Agency (WDA)
Course Medium: English
The WSQ Manage Hazardous Substances Course (MHS) covers the competencies in identifying the sources of hazardous substances and implementing control measures to manage the associated risks.
This course is aimed to provide the learners with the knowledge and skills for management of hazardous substances at the workplace. This includes identifying the sources of hazardous substances, implementing control measures to manage the associated risks.
Persons who successfully completed this unit of competency will be recognized as the ‘competent persons’ for the control of hazardous substances at the workplace by the Ministry of Manpower. It provides the learners with the knowledge needed to manage hazardous substances, as required by the National Environmental Agency, for the fulfillment of their duties as hazardous substances license and permit holders.
Industries where skills applied:
Chemical, Process, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Marine, Construction, Education and Research & Development
WSH Professionals, Occupational Health Professionals, other Professionals in OH-related fields
Assumed Skills and Knowledge
- Self-directed, with an analytical mind and a meticulous approach to problem –solving
- Passionate and committed to ethical practice in Occupational Hygiene
- Receptive to change in the light of new evidence