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Document ID (ISN)110726
CIS number 10-0210
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Title WSH 2018 - A national strategy for workplace safety and health in Singapore
Bibliographic information Workplace Safety and Health Council, 5 Maxwell Road, 20-00 Tower Block, MND Complex, Singapore 069110, 2008. 48p. Illus.
Internet access WSH_2018.pdf [in English]
Abstract The "WSH 2018" strategy aims to achieve one of the best safety records in the world, by bringing down the national fatality rate to less than 1.8 per 100,000 workers by 2018. WSH 2018 spells out the national vision, the strategic outcomes and the strategies required to achieve the 2018 vision. It aims to synergise the efforts and resources of all stakeholders to achieve the vision of a safe and healthy workplace for all, and for Singapore to be renowned for the best practices in workplace safety and health. The strategic outcomes are: the reduction in incident rates; occupational safety and health as an integral part of business; Singapore as a renowned Centre of Excellence for OSH; a progressive and pervasive OSH culture.
Descriptors (primary) Singapore; safety and health organization; safety and health campaigns; role of government
Descriptors (secondary) national organization; qualifications; enforcement; public OSH institutions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
Safety and health information
Safety culture and safety consciousness