(One-Day Programme)

Ensuring a Safe & Healthy
Workplace through Application
of Legislation

Date: TBA

Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm
(Registration commences at 8:30am)

Platform: Virtual

Course Fee:
SHRI Members: S$360.00

Non-Members: S$400.00
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(Course fee is subject to 7% GST)

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Course Overview

A key implied condition of any employment contract of service is an employer’s obligation to make the workplace a safe and healthy environment for its workers. The Workplace Safety and Health Act (WSHA) and the Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA) are the relevant legislations that regulate safety and health in the workplace. Education and training on these pieces of legislation are vital to help the employer fulfill its obligation to its employees to operate in a safe and healthy environment.

This workshop provides participants with the necessary knowledge, competence and tools to ensure they discharge their responsibilities and accountabilities on safety and health effectively.

Learning Outcome

After the delivery of this module, participants should be able to:


  • Describe the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) framework.
  • Explain the objectives, features & coverage of WSHA.
  • Describe the role, duties and obligations of all stakeholders.
  • List and explain the enforcement measures to ensure compliance to the Act.
  • Describe and explain the functions of the worksite safety and health committee.
  • Execute the accident reporting procedure.


  • Give an overview of WICA.
  • Explain the objectives, features & coverage of the Act.
  • Describe the circumstances when WICA is paid out.
  • Explain the benefits and payouts of the Act.
  • Calculate the quantum to be paid for death & permanent disability.
  • Distinguish the difference between claiming WICA and civil court action.
  • Explain the steps in which a claim may be lodged.

Course Outline

Workplace Safety and Health Act

  • Objectives & coverage of the WSH Act
  • Roles, duties & obligations of stakeholders
  • Enforcement measures
  • Risk assessment & risk management
  • Workplace safety committee
  • Incident reporting protocols

Work Injury Compensation Act

  • Introduction & background of WICA
  • Coverage & employers’ liabilities
  • Compensation payable & circumstances
  • Payout types, quantum & formulae for payments
  • Insurance coverage
  • WICA vs tort law
  • Background and purpose of Infectious Diseases Act

Target Learners

Frontline managers and supervisors, HR professionals

Learning Methodology/Course Delivery

To anchor the learning and winning behaviour, this module incorporates:

  • Applicable industry best practices
  • Case studies and videos
  • Sharing of experiences
  • Interactive delivery of learning materials
  • Practical exercises

Award of Certificate

A certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who achieve a minimum of 75% attendance.

About the Trainer

Noel Khng has more than 20 years’ experience in the Human Resources field. For 18 of the 20 years he worked for the Shell Group of Companies where he had taken on roles as a generalist as HR Manager for its Chemicals plant, as well as specialist roles in Recruitment, Staff Administration, Employee and Industrial Relations, HR Information Systems and Learning and Development.

Currently, Noel is an associate lecturer and consultant with a number of reputable institutions specialising in HR related programmes. He has also successfully developed numerous Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) HR related courses for the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA).

For further information, please contact (65) 64380012 or email [email protected]