Workplace Safety and Health Management in Chemical, Process, Pharmaceutical Industries and Laboratories – WSHMCPP


Legal Requirement

Factories (Safety Training Courses) Order 2001 stipulates that any person who supervises any process or work carried out in a factory of oil and petrochemical industry shall have attended approved safety and health training course.

For Whom

Previously known as Oil and Petrochemical  Industry Safety Course for Supervisors (OPISC). The OPISC is a mandatory training course for individuals who are contractors, managers and supervisors in the process industry

Assumed Skills, Knowledge & Entry Requirement

Employability Skills System (ESS) Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 5 and above, or equivalent

Course Overview

  • Identify the Workplace Safety and Health Act, subsidiary legislation and industrial code of practice relevant to the oil/petrochemical industry
  • Identify hazards and control measures at the oil/petrochemical workplace, including fire & explosion hazards, chemical hazards, mechanical & electrical hazards and confined space hazards
  • Provide inputs for drawing up a risk assessment matrix
  • Outline a safety and health management system to ensure a safe workplace at an oil/petrochemical site
  • Conduct safety and health inspection
  • Implement permit-to-work systems for a petrochemical site
  • Monitor and control occupational health hazards of workers
  • Conduct investigation and prepare an incident report

Teaching Methodology:

Face to face class room teaching.

The following blended learning methods are applied to maximize the learning outcome for course

  • e-learning platform and self-study from anyplace for
    • Presentation slides
    • Watch the video
    • Self-assessment
    • Forum discussion

Course Content   

  • An overview of workplace safety and health legislations
  • Risk Management
  • Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) for Oil /Petrochemical Industry
  • Permit-to-work (PTW) Systems
  • General safety and health
  • Fire and explosion prevention
  • Safe work practices in confined space
  • Mechanical and electrical hazards
  • Occupational health
  • Safety and health inspection
  • Incident investigation

Course Duration: 32 hours including 3 hours of assessment

Medium of Instruction: English.

Class Size: Maximum class size: 20

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:20 for Lecture & Assessment

Course Attendance: 75% Attendance

Assessment Advice: Competent Based


  • Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from the Skillsfuture Singapore (SSG) and a Safety Pass from Eversafe Academy Pte. Ltd. will be awarded to the trainee.
  • E-cert available

Course Venue

  • 2 Kampong Kapor Rd, Little India, Singapore 208674
  • 3 Soon Lee Street, #04-14/16&17, Pioneer Junction, Singapore-627606
  • 2, Joo Koon Road, Singapore-628966

Registration Form