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WSH Design for Safety Regulations 2015 (DfS)

Course Duration
8 hours

Course Fees
S$250.00/- per participant (Incl. GST)

Venue: Main Office (Bendemeer)
20 Bendemeer Rd, #04-06, BS Bendemeer Centre, Singapore 339914

More Information

The Ministry of Manpower administered Workplace Safety and Health (Design for Safety) Regulations 2015 will come into operation on 1 August 2016.
The key provisions of the WSH (DfS) new regulations are:

  • To place duties on developers and designers;
  • To require the implementation of a DfS review process throughout every phase of the construction project;
  • To require a DfS register for all construction projects;
  • To allow developers to appoint a DfS professional; and
  • To mandate it for projects with a contract value of $10 million and above

Course Overview

WSH (DfS) Regulations’ road map history, interpretation and evaluation of the legislation compliance, use of building information modelling and case studies are among the shared topics.

Course Objectives

  • To increase awareness and familiarise the participants with the MOM Workplace Safety and Health (Design for Safety) Regulations 2015
  • At the end of the course, participants will gain an understanding of each step involved in design for the safety of a building or structure life cycle
  • Participants will have the knowledge on how to interpret and comply with the legal and other requirements
  • Participants will also gain a deeper understanding of safeguarding the safety and health of the stakeholders; the public, co-workers and themselves.

Certificate of attendance

Who should attend?
This course is suitable for all Clients (Developed & Occupiers), Contractors (Design & Supervision) and Consultants (Architects, Mechanical & Electrical, including Qualified Person Design & Supervision), Facilities Management and WSH personnel who are involved in the building and structure design, construction till operation and maintenance and demolition stages.

Course Outline
1. What is Design for Safety
2. Key provisions – WSH (design for safety ) regulation 2015
3. Proposed workplace safety & health (Design for Safety) regulations
4. Design for Safety – Skills, Knowledge & Readiness
5. Design for Safety – Availability of Design for Safety Tools
6. Availability of Design for Safety Tools
7. Risk Management Approach
8. Use of BIM
9. Benefits of BIM Process
10. Legal Compliance Evaluation
11. Regulation 1 – Citation and commencement
12. Regulation 2 – Definitions
13. Regulation 3 – Applications
14. Regulation 4 – Design of structure for the safety and health of affected persons
15. Regulation 5 – Developer’s duties in respect of designers and contractors
16. Regulation 6 – Safety review meeting
17. Regulation 7 – Design-for-safety register
18. Regulation 8 – Delegation of developer’s duties
19. Regulation 9 – Duties of designer
20. Regulation 10 – Duties of contractor
21. Regulation 11 – Duty of registered proprietors and subsidiary management corporations
22. Regulation 12 – Offences
23. Case Studies: Practical Examples
24. Benefits of Design for Safety
25. References

No Entry Requirements.

Weekday Class

Day 1 : 08:30:00 – 17:30:00

No Schedules Available

Weekend Class

Day 1 : 09:00:00 – 18:00:00

No Schedules Available

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