The SSIC-HW is a mandatory WSH training course for all workers working in the shipbuilding and ship repairing industry.
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.”
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.
• Introduction to Shipyard Safety Instruction Course for Workers (Hot-Work Trade)
• Know the different types of Hot-work
• Know characteristics of flammable substances
• Understand how vapours/ gases can accumulate in confined spaces
• Understand how fires/ explosions are caused
• Understand case studies on two shipyard fire and explosion accidents
• Know and take safety measures for preventing fire/ explosions
2.5 hours including 10 mins of assessment
Mode of Assessment:
10 mins Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) test.
• The passing mark for the assessment is 60%.
• 100% attendance.
The learner must have completed and passed the Shipyard Safety Instruction Course for Workers (General Trade) to be eligible to attend this course.