Tuesday, November 13, 2012

WSH (Approved Codes Of Practice) Notification 2014




In accordance with section 40B(3) of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, the Workplace Safety and Health Council has approved the Codes of Practice set out in the Schedule, with effect from 1 Dec 2014.
THE SCHEDULE
Approved Codes of Practice (Year Published)
  1. Code of Practice for Working Safely at Height (2013) 
  2. Code of Practice on WSH Risk Management (2012)
  3. Code of Practice on Safe Lifting Operations in the Workplaces (2014)
  4. SS 98: Specification for industrial safety helmets 2013 
  5. SS 280: Specification for Metal scaffoldings
    Part 1: Frame scaffoldings 2006
    Part 2: Modular scaffoldings 2009 
  6. SS 311: Specification for Steel tubes and fittings used in tubular scaffolding 2005 
  7. SS 473: Specification for Personal eye-protectors
    Part 1: General requirements 2011
    Part 2: Selection, use and maintenance 2011
  8. SS 497: Code of Practice for Design, safe use and maintenance of gantry cranes, overhead travelling cranes and monorail hoists 2011
  9. SS 506: Occupational safety and health (OSH) management system
    Part 1: Requirements 2009
    Part 2: Guidelines for the implementation of SS 506: Part 1: 2009 (2009)
    Part 3: Requirements for the chemical industry (2013)
  10. SS 508: Graphical symbols –– Safety colours and safety signs
    Part 1: Design principles for safety signs and safety markings 2013
    Part 2: Design principles for product safety labels Amendment No. 1 (2013) 2008
    Part 3: Design principles for graphical symbols for use in safety signs (2013)
    Part 4: Colorimetric and photometric properties of safety sign materials (2013)
    Part 5: Registered safety signs (2013)
  11. SS 510: Code of Practice for Safety in welding and cutting (and other operations involving the use of heat) (Formerly CP 50) 2005
  12. SS 511: Code of Practice for Diving at work 2010 
  13. SS 513: Specification for personal protective equipment –– Footwear
    Part 1: Safety footwear 2013
    Part 2: Test methods for footwear 2013 
  14. SS 514: Code of Practice for Office ergonomics 2005 
  15. SS 528: Specification for Personal fall-arrest systems
    Part 1: Full-body harnesses 2006
    Part 2: Lanyards and energy absorbers 2006
    Part 3: Self-retracting lifelines 2006
    Part 4: Vertical rails and vertical lifelines incorporating a sliding-type fall arrester 2006
    Part 5: Connectors with self-closing and self-locking gates 2006
    Part 6: System performance tests 2006
  16. SS 531: Code of Practice for Lighting of work places
    Part 1: Indoor 2006
    Part 2: Outdoor 2008
    Part 3: Lighting requirements for safety and security of outdoor work places 2008
  17. SS 532: Code of Practice for The storage of flammable liquids 2007
  18. SS 536: Code of Practice for The safe use of mobile cranes (Formerly CP 37) 2008 
  19. SS 537: Code of Practice for Safe use of machinery
    Part 1: General requirements 2008
    Part 2: Woodworking machinery 2009
  20. SS 541: Restraint belts Amendment No. 1 (2012) 2008 
  21. SS 548: Code of Practice for Selection, use, and maintenance of respiratory protective devices (Formerly CP 74) 2009 
  22. SS 549: Code of Practice for Selection, use, care and maintenance of hearing protectors (Formerly CP 76) 2009
  23. SS 550: Code of Practice for Installation, operation and maintenance of electric passenger and goods lifts (Formerly CP 2) 2009
  24. SS 553: Code of Practice for Air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation in buildings (Formerly CP 13) 2009
  25. SS 554: Code of Practice for Indoor air quality for air-conditioned buildings 2009
  26. SS 557:Code of Practice for Demolition (Formerly CP 11) 2010
  27. SS 559: Code of Practice for Safe use of tower cranes (Formerly CP 62) 2010
  28. SS 562: Code of Practice for Safety in trenches, pits and other excavated areas 2010
  29. SS 567: 2011 Code of Practice for Factory layout –– Safety, health and welfare considerations (Formerly CP 27) 2011
  30. SS 568: 2011 Code of Practice for Confined spaces (Formerly CP 84) 2011
  31. SS 569: Code of Practice for Manual handling (Formerly CP 92) 2011
  32. SS 570: Specification for Personal protective equipment for protection against falls from a height –– Single point anchor devices and flexible horizontal lifeline systems 2011
  33. SS 571: Code of Practice for Energy lockout and tagout (Formerly CP 91) 2011
  34. SS 573: Code of Practice for The safe use of powered counterbalanced forklifts (Formerly CP 101) 2012
  35. SS 580: Code of Practice for Formwork (Formerly CP 23) 2012 
  36. SS 586: Specification for hazard communication for hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods
    Part 1: Transport and storage of dangerous goods 2014
    Part 2: Globally harmonised system of classification and labelling of chemicals –– Singapore’s adaptations 2014
    Part 3: Preparation of safety data sheets (SDS) 2008
  37. SS 588: Personal equipment for protection against falls –– Rope access systems
    Part 1: Fundamental principles for a system of work 2013
    Part 2: Code of practice 2013 
  38. CP 5: Code of Practice for Electrical installations Amendment No. 1 (2008) 1998
  39. CP 14: Code of Practice for Scaffolds 1996 
  40. CP 20: Code of Practice for Suspended scaffolds 1999
  41. CP 63: Code of Practice for The lifting of persons in work platforms suspended from cranes 1996 (2005)
  42. CP 79: Code of Practice for Safety management system for construction worksites 1999 
  43. CP 88: Code of Practice for Temporary electrical installations
    Part 1: Construction and building sites 2001
    Part 2: Festive lighting, trade-fairs, mini-fairs and exhibition sites 2001
    Part 3: Shipbuilding and ship-repairing yards 2004 
  44. CP 99: Code of Practice for Industrial noise control 2003

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