The SSIC is a mandatory WSH training course for all workers working in the shipbuilding and ship repairing industry. Shipyard workers are required to go through the SSIC before they start work at the shipyard. The Workplace Safety and Health (Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing) Regulations 2008 Reg. 6 (2) stipulates that “It shall be the duty of every person not to carry out any hazardous work in a shipyard or on board a ship in a harbour unless he has undergone a safety and health training
course approved by the Commissioner for Workplace Safety and Health.”
After the course, the participants should be able to recognize the safety
hazards in shipyard work, know the preventive measures to be adopted, and the importance of observing safety signs and safe work procedures. The SSIC also aims to educate workers on their rights and responsibilities.
This course is accredited by the Learning Service Providers (LSP). The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has requires learning service providers to attain the ISO 29990:2010 Learning Service Provider (LSP) certification as part of the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) training.
The ISO 29990:2010 LSP certification is administered by the Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) through its Certification Bodies (CBs) and will replace the MOM Accredited Training Provider (ATP) Scheme.Course Structure:
• Understand legal In workplace safety and health
• Identify hazards in a shipyard – Fire, explosion, falling from heights & falling objects, safe access, chemicals, mechanical, electrical, radiation and working in confined space Apply for safety permit prior to hot work
• Recognize all types of industrial safety signs
• Take safety precautions when working with different hazards
• Evacuate in case of fire or emergency
• Put on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Industrial Safety Signs
8.5 hours including 1 hour of assessment
Mode of Assessment:
1 hour Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) test.
• The passing mark for the assessment is 60%.
• 100% attendance.