The AAIS organised the Workplace Safety and Health Legislation & Liabilities Seminar with our partner, International Safety Resource Centre (ISRC) on 9 December 2013. The seminar was held at the AAIS AeroHub, it was attended by 20 participants from 11 aerospace companies.

The session was conducted by Mr Shahbudin Othman, an experienced HSE Consultant & Trainer for various industries. Shah had previously assisted the Ministry of Manpower in conducting investigations related to marine, shipbuilding and ship repairing industry.

With the rising cases of fatalities that were due to Work-at-height accidents in Singapore, the session allows the participants to better understand their responsibilities as an employer towards the safety and health of the employees. A detailed presentation of the Workplace Safety and Health Act which includes the duties of all persons at workplaces, safety and health arrangements that can be made for the employees, the various offences under the Act and the penalties of these individual offences.

The AAIS would like to thank all participants for their presence and engaging discussion.