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Case Studies - Singapore Enhancing workplace Safety & Health

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 02:35 PM

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Note: The information provided is not exhaustive and is for the benefit of enhancing workplace safety and health so that a similar recurrence may be prevented. The information provided is not to be construed as implying any liability to any party nor should it be taken to encapsulate all the responsibilities and obligations under the law.
Case Studies Booklet
Case Studies Booklet

Case Studies Booklet
Lessons Learnt Case Reports
Lessons Learnt Case Reports

Lessons Learnt Case Reports provide detailed analysis of actual workplace incidents and their causal factors, and highlight practical recommendations to prevent similar recurrences.
WSH Alerts
WSH Alerts

The WSH Alert is category of WSH Bulletin that is distributed to keep readers informed of recent WSH incidents. The Alerts also highlight learning points, and provide brief recommendations on how similar incidents could be averted.
For compilations of industry-specific cases studies, please refer to the Case Studies Booklets here
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WSH Alert - 29 Mar 2011

WSH Alert – Workers Stranded on Gondola at Office Tower. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 28 Mar 2011

WSH Alert – Worker Fell from Lorry and Hit by Oncoming Vehicle. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 28 Feb 2011

WSH Alert - Worker Caught between Crawler Crane’s Chassis and Tracks. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 21 Feb 2011

WSH Alert – Toppling of Kentledge Stack. Please click here to read more.
Worker Crushed by Machine

A Production Operator was found pinned face-down between the hood frame and the leg base of the support frame of a Hood Stretch Machine. Please see the Lessons Learnt Case Report here.
WSH Alert - 17 Jan 2011

WSH Alert – Worker Crushed Between Lift Car Top and Lift Motor Room Slab Soffit. Please click here to read more.


WSH Alert - 11 Jan 2011

WSH Alert – Worker Crushed while Cutting Disposed Piece of Escalator. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 7 Dec 2010

WSH Alert – Worker Caught In Between Machinery Parts of a Loader. Please click here to read more.


WSH Alert - 1 Dec 2010

WSH Alert – Worker Fell from Lorry Loader (Lorry Crane). Please click here to read more.

WSH Alert - 30 Nov 2010

WSH Alert - 2 Workers Fell from Height while Climbing Rope Ladder of Marine Vessel. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 25 Nov 2010

WSH Alert – Worker Fell from Scaffold Platform in a Lift-Well / Hoistway. Please click here to read more.
Case Studies – Explosions

In recent years, more lives of workers were lost due to chemical explosions. This WSH Bulletin aims to highlight the lessons learnt from 4 fatal incidents.
7 cases of TCE excessive absorption

TCE is a chlorinated hydrocarbon chemical compound, being commonly used as an industrial organic solvent. Exposure to TCE could lead to health problems. Please see case studies of excessive absorption here.
WSH Alert - 14 Oct 2010

WSH Alert – Worker Killed by Reversing High-Lift Truck. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 6 Oct 2010

WSH Alert – Worker Killed by Collapsed Brick Wall During Demolition. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 28 Sep 2010

WSH Alert – Worker Fell while Plastering Wall at the Ledge of Balcony. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 13 Sep 2010

A Case of Electric Shock. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 8 Sep 2010

WSH Alert – 2 Workers Fell to their Deaths. Please click here to read more.
WSH Alert - 5 July 2010

WSH Alert – Workers Fell from Height at Ventilation / Air-Condition Ducting. Please click here to read more.
Toppling of Stacked Boom Section in a Crane Maintenance Workshop

After stacking a dismantled boom on top of another boom section, the Crane Operator began to hoist the chain slings away. The stacked boom toppled onto a nearby worker. He succumbed to his injuries.
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Posted 01 April 2011 - 02:42 PM

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Local Partners

Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI)
Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (ASME)
Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES)
Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)
Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC)
Singapore Business Federation (SBF)
Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC)
Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI) (English)

Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI) (Chinese)
Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL)
Singapore Institution of Safety Officers (SISO)
Singapore Logistics Association (SLA)
Singapore Manufacturers’ Federation (SMa)
Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF)
Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)
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International Links

Canadian Centre for Occupational Safety and Health
Environment, Health & Safety - Government of Dubai
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
Germany: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Health and Safety Laboratory - United Kingdom
Hong Kong Occupational Safety and Health Council
HSE - Health and Safety Commission (Great Britain) - Health and Safety Executive
International Labour Organization - Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment (SafeWork)
Japan International Center for Occupational Safety and Health

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - United States
Swedish Work Environment Authority
Trade Union Congress - United Kingdom
U.S - MedlinePlus (U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health)
U.S Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Victorian WorkCover Authority
Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA)
World Health Organisation
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Construction Industry

OSHA Construction eTool
Rmis.com Library: Safety - Construction
WorkSafe BC: Working to Make a Difference - StartSafe Safety Tips
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Healthcare Industry
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN)
Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Healthcare Facilities OSHA Standards
Hospital eTools
International Labor Organization - Health Services
Joint Commission Resources
Ministry of Health Singapore
University of Virginia - Healthsystem
WORK-RISQS (Work-Related Injury Statistics Query System) - NIOSH
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Metalworking Industry

Health and Safety Executive - Metalworking
National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc.
U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Machineguarding E-Tools
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Shipbuilding and Ship-Repairing Industry
Shipbuilders Council of America
Shipbuilders Council of America (Best Practices)
United States Environmental Protection Agency
U.S Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Shipbuilding and Ship-Repair
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International SHE Teaching and Learning Resources

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
U.S Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
U.S. - National Safety Council
U.S Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration - OSHA Alliance Program

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International Case Studies

General
NIOSH - Fatality Investigation Reports
OSHA - OSHA Fatality/Catastrophe Investigations (Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms)

Construction
U.S: NIOSH - Construction Fatality Investigation Reports

Ergonomics

OSHA - Ergonomics: Outreach and Assistance Case Studies
Healthcare
Logistics & Transport Sector
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Local Links

Healthcare
Health Promotion Board
Health Sciences Authority
Ministry of Health
National Healthcare Group

Professional boards
Optometrists and Opticians Board
Singapore Health Services
Singapore Medical Council
Singapore Pharmacy Board
Singapore Nursing Board

Professional societies
Association of Women Doctors Singapore
Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore
Singapore Dental Association
Singapore Medical Association

Singapore Government
Parliament of the Republic of Singapore
Public Service Division
Singapore Government Directory Interactive
Singapore Government Website
The Enterprise Challenge
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Government bodies, agencies & Corporations

Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority
Building Construction Authority
Housing Board Development
Jurong Town Corporation
Land Transport Authority
National Trades Union Congress
National Environment Agency
Public Utilities Board
SPRING Singapore

Professional Bodies
Association of Consulting Engineers Singapore
Association of Singapore Marine Industries
Association of Small & Medium Enterprises
General Insurance Association of Singapore
Institution of Engineers Singapore
Singapore Business Federation
Singapore Contractors Association Ltd
Singapore Human Resources Institute
Singapore Institute of Architects
Singpapore Institute of Safety Officers
Singapore Institute of Surveyors & Valuers
Singapore Manufacturers Federation
Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers Singapore
Society of Project Managers
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Employee Trade Union

Air Line Pilots Association - Singapore
Amalgamated Union of Public Employees
Healthcare Services Employees' Union
Singapore Airlines Staff Union
Singapore Maritime Officers' Union
Singapore Organisation of Seamen
Singapore Port Workers' Union
The Port Officers' Union
Union of ITE Training Staff

Singapore Logistics Association

Transport

Singapore Aircargo Agents Association

Sewerage & Waste Management

Singapore Water Association
Waste Management & Recycling Association of Singapore

Food and Beverage, Hotels
Restaurant Association of Singapore
Singapore Hotel Association
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