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Document ID (ISN)112458
CIS number 12-0065
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Title Guidelines on the implementation of safety management system for the metalworking industry
Bibliographic information Ministry of Manpower, 18 Havelock Road, Singapore 059764, July 2001, 20p.
Internet access Guidelines_on_the_implementation_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract An occupational safety and health management system (OSH-MS) is a systematic process for managing workplace safety and health, providing for goal setting, planning, performance measurements, and clear management commitments and direction. In Singapore, OSH-MSs mandatory for many types of workplaces. Integral to the OSH-MS is risk assessment. All workplaces must conduct risk assessments to identify the source of risks and shall take all reasonably practicable steps to eliminate any foreseeable risk to any person who may be affected by the undertaking in the workplace. Where it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate the risk, other reasonably practicable measures must be taken to minimize the risk. This guide explains how to implement an OSH-MS in the metalworking industry.
Descriptors (primary) Singapore; hazard evaluation; analysis of accident causes; safe working methods; occupational safety and health management systems; metalworking industry
Descriptors (secondary) safety guides; plant safety and health organization; labour inspection; role of government
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Safety organization and training
Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes
Risk evaluation
Metalworking industry