Legal Requirement

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.”

For Whom

The SSIC is a mandatory WSH training course for all workers working in the shipbuilding and ship repairing industry.

Assumed Skills, Knowledge & Entry Requirement

Participant must be able to read, write and speak in the language in which the course is conducted.

Course Overview

  • Understand legal obligations in workplace safety and health
  • Identify hazards in a shipyard
  • Recognize all types of industrial safety signs
  • Understand application process for safety permit prior to hot work
  • Competent in wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Know and take safety precautions when working with different hazards
  • Able to respond in case of fire or emergency

Course Content      

  • Legal Obligations
  • Fire and Explosion Hazards
  • Prevention of Fires & Explosions
  • Preventive Measures for Specialized Operations
  • Preventive Measures for Material Handling
  • Preventive Measures for Mechanical and Electrical Works
  • Preventive Measures for Working in at Height
  • Preventive Measures for Working in Confined Space
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Course Duration: 8.5 hours including 1 hours of assessment

Medium of Instruction: English

Class Size: Maximum 40

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:40 for Theory & Assessment

Course Attendance: 100% Attendance

Assessment Advice

1-hour of written assessment with 40 multiple choice questions (MCQ) test. The passing mark for the written assessment is 60%. Failure to pass the assessments shall render a “Fail” outcome for the learner and he must then re-attempt the course and assessments.


Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a certificate of achievement endorsed by Eversafe Academy Pte. Ltd. will be issued to all trainees.


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  • 3 Soon Lee Street, #04-14/16&17, Pioneer Junction, Singapore-627606
  • 2, Joo Koon Road, Singapore-628966
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