WSH Bulletin, 17 February 2020: Together we can overcome COVID-19 // Industry Workshop

WSH Bulletin, 17 February 2020: Together we can overcome COVID-19 // Industry Workshop

Feb 17, 2020

17 February 2020, Ref: 1920101

Together we can overcome COVID-19

 

As Singapore stepped up its risk assessment on COVID-19 to DORSCON Orange on 7 February 2020, enhanced precautionary measures were put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19, which include ongoing efforts such as:

 

1) tracking and isolating individuals who are suspected to be infected;
2) ensuring compliance with quarantine or leave of absence measures; and
3) providing medical care for individuals who are infected.

 

The WSH Council urges all employers to be flexible and supportive of their employees’ needs during this period. Employees are urged to cooperate with their employers in executing the business continuity plans. Both employers and employees are strongly encouraged to take precautionary steps according to advisories issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Ministry of Health (MOH).

 

Read MOMs advisories for employers here.

Useful resources by MOM to help employers and employees are available here.

View the latest updates on COVID-19 on MOHs website here.

 
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Workshops

Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) for Managers

 
Acquire the skills and knowledge on the correct and safe use of MEWPs when working at height.
 
Get more information here.
 Date: 13 March 2020 
(Friday) 
 Time: 9am – 5pm
 Venue: BS Technology Pte Ltd
6 Tuas Avenue 5,
Singapore 639332

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