What's In It For Me

  • To Identify their own roles and responsibilities in metalworking.
  • To follow safe work procedures.
  • To respond to fire emergencies.


Course Overview

(previously known as Safety Orientation Course - Metalworking)

WSQ Apply Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) in Metal Work is a mandatory WSH training course for all workers working in metalworking. Metal-working workers are required to go through the course before they start work.


Who Should Attend

Workers from the metalworking industry.


Course Duration

Training / Lecture Hours: 8 Hours
Assessment / Exam Hours: 1 Hour and 15 Minutes (1 hour: MCQ, 15 minutes: Practical)

Course Outline

Part 1 Identify own roles and responsibilities in metalworking

  • Identify legal obligations in WSH requirements
  • Identify own rights and responsibilities under WSH legal requirements
  • Identify own rights and responsibilities under the Employment Act and Workplace Injury Compensation Act

Part 2  Follow safe work procedures in metalworking

  • Identify safety signs in a factory
  • Identify common workplace hazards in a factory
  • Identify relevant risk control measures to be implemented according to organisational procedure
  • Follow Permit-to-Work (PTW) procedure according to organisational procedures
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) according to organisational procedures

Part 3 Respond to fire emergencies

  • Follow fire evacuation procedures based on an incident at the site in accordance with organisational firefighting procedures.
  • Identify the correct types of fire extinguishers to use in the event of a fire.
  • Apply the correct techniques to extinguish a fire according to established organisational firefighting procedures


Mode of Assessment

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Practical Performance


Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon successful completion and passing of the exam, trainees will receive a safety pass which is valid for a period of 2 or 4 years, depending on the years of their working experience in the related industry in Singapore.


Note: Participants with less than 6 years of working experience in Singapore will get a safety pass that is valid for 2 years. Those with more than 6 years of working experience in Singapore, will get a safety pass that is valid for 4 years.


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