Tuesday, November 13, 2012

WSH (Approved Codes Of Practice) Notification 2012




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 12th November 2012.
THE SCHEDULE
Approved Codes of Practice (Year Published)
  1. Code of Practice for Working Safely at Height 
  2. Code of Practice on WSH Risk Management
  3. Code of Practice on Safe Lifting Operations in the Workplaces (2011)
  4. SS 98: Specification for Industrial safety helmets (2005)
  5. SS 280: Specification for Metal scaffoldings
    Part 1: Frame scaffoldings (2006)
  6. 6. SS 280: Specification for Metal scaffoldings
    Part 2: Modular scaffoldings (2009)
  7. SS 311: Specification for Steel tubes and fittings used in tubular scaffolding (2005)
  8. SS 473: Specification for Personal eye-protectors
    Part 1: General requirements (2011)
  9. SS 473: Specification for Personal eye-protectors
    Part 2: Selection, use and maintenance (2011)
  10. 10. SS 497: Code of Practice for Design, safe use and maintenance of gantry cranes, overhead travelling cranes
    and monorail hoists (2011)
  11. SS 508: Specification for Graphical symbols Safety colours and safety signs
    Part 1: Design principles for safety signs in workplaces and public areas (2004)
    Part 3: Safety signs used in workplaces and public areas (2004)
  12. SS 510: Code of Practice for Safety in welding and cutting (and other operations involving the use of heat) (Formerly CP 50) (2005)
  13. SS 511: Code of Practice for Diving at work (2010)
  14. SS 513: Specification for Personal protective equipment Footwear
    Part 1: Safety footwear (2005)
    Part 2: Test methods for footwear (2005)
  15. SS 514: Code of Practice for Office ergonomics (2005)
  16. 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)
  17. 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)
  18. SS 532: Code of Practice for The storage of flammable liquids (2007)
  19. SS 536: Code of Practice for The safe use of mobile cranes (Formerly CP 37) (2008)
  20. SS 537: Code of Practice for Safe use of machinery
    Part 1: General requirements (2008)
    Part 2: Woodworking machinery (2009)
  21. SS 541: Restraint belts (2008)
    Amendment 1 (2012)
  22. SS 548: Code of Practice for Selection, use, and maintenance of respiratory protective devices (2009)
    (Formerly CP 74)
  23. SS 549: Code of Practice for Selection, use, care and maintenance of hearing protectors (2009)
    (Formerly CP 76)
  24. SS 550: Code of Practice for Installation, operation and maintenance of electric passenger and goods lifts (2009)
    (Formerly CP 2)
  25. SS 553: Code of Practice for Air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation in buildings (2009)
    (Formerly CP 13)
  26. SS 554: Code of Practice for Indoor air quality for air-conditioned buildings (2009)
  27. SS 557: Code of Practice for Demolition (2010)
    (Formerly CP 11)
  28. SS 559: Code of Practice for Safe use of tower cranes (2010)
    (Formerly CP 62)
  29. SS 562: Code of Practice for Safety in trenches, pits and other excavated areas (2010)
  30. SS 567: 2011 Code of Practice for Factory layout - Safety, health and welfare considerations (2011)
    (Formerly CP 27)
  31. SS 568: 2011 Code of Practice for Confined spaces (2011)
    (Formerly CP 84)
  32. SS 569: Code of Practice for Manual handling (2011)
    (Formerly CP 92)
  33. SS 570: Specification for Personal protective equipment for protection against falls from a height Single point
    anchor devices and flexible horizontal lifeline system (2011)
  34. SS 571: Code of Practice for Energy lockout and tagout (2011) (Formerly CP91)
  35. SS 573: Code of Practice for The safe use of powered counterbalanced forklifts (Formerly CP 101) (2012)
  36. SS 586: Specification for Hazard communication for hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods (2008)
    Part 1: Transport and storage of dangerous goods
    Part 2: Globally harmonised system of classification and labelling of chemicals — Singapore’s adaptations
    Part 3: Preparation of safety data sheets (SDS)
  37. CP 5: Code of Practice for Electrical installations (1998)
    Amendment 1 (2008)
  38. CP 14: Code of Practice for Scaffolds (1996)
  39. CP 20: Code of Practice for Suspended scaffolds (1999)
  40. CP 23: Code of Practice for Formwork (2000)
  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 3: Shipbuilding and ship-repairing yards (2004)

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