COURSE NAME FEES BEFORE GST Duration Industry Funding Details
Perform Work in Confined Space Operation (Manhole) - PWCSO/SOC (MH) S$110.00 Total: 14 hrs, includes Assmnt: 2.0 hrs CONFINED SPACE Click Here

Perform Work in Confined Space Operation (Manhole) - PWCSO/SOC (MH)

Under the Factories (Safety Training Courses) Order 2001 which came into effect in June 2001, all workers, including Singaporeans, must undergo a Safety Orientation Course (Manholes) before they are allowed to work in Manholes and other Confined Spaces.

Individuals who are:

·         Confined Space Entrant

·         Confined Space Attendant

·         Identify duties and responsibilities of all personnel involved in confined space work under the WSH Legislations and Code of Practice.

·         Identify confined space hazards.

·         Use Gas Detection Instruments for atmospheric monitoring

·         Comply with Permit-to-Work system and safe work procedures when working in confined space.

·         Participate in an emergency for confined space.


·   Participants must be able to listen, read, speak and write in English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) Level 2.

·         All trainees who are working in the construction industry must have attended and passed the Construction Safety Orientation Course for Workers (General Trade) before they attend this course.

  • Understand the legal requirements on manhole work
  • Acquire knowledge on manholes, their hazards and consequences, control and mitigation measures
  • Understand the need of having an effective manhole entry permit system
  • Understanding the importance of hazards monitoring and communication and the respective roles they play to effect a rescue
  • Legislation and Code of Practice on Confined Space Work
  • Duties and Responsibilities of all personnel involved in confined space work
  • Manhole Hazards Part A – Atmospheric Hazards
  • Manhole Hazards Part B – Physical and Biological Hazards
  • Confined Space Entry Permit System
  • Prevention and Control of Manhole Hazards
  • Use and Limitations of Gas Detection Instruments
  • Risk Assessment
  • Selection, use, fit and maintenance of personal protective equipment use for work in manholes
  • Accident Case Studies Of Accidents in Manholes
  • Communication and Emergency Response Plan

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.

English, Mandarin(Facilitation),Bengali (Facilitation),Tamil (Facilitation), Thai (Facilitation)

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