Workplace Safety and Health (Shipbuilding and Ship repair Regulations 2008 reg. 6 (8) stipulates that no person shall be employed to oversee or supervise any  work  or  process carried  out  in  a  Shipyard or on board a shin in harbour unless  the  person  has  received adequate safety and health training for the purpose of ensuring that such work or process can be carried out safety.


Course Content:

1)   Identify the Workplace Safety and Health Act, subsidiary
2)   legislation and industrial code of practice relevant to the marine industry
3)   List the roles and responsibilities of a shipyard supervisor
4)   Conduct a safety briefing for shipyard workers and contractors
5)   Coordinate the implementation of safe work procedures in the marine industry
6)   Provide inputs for drawing up a risk assessment matrix
7)   Formulate occupational health programme
8)   Conduct investigation and prepare an incident report

Entry Requirements 

WPLN level 4 and above, or equivalent
The trainees should be able to read and understand the English language.

Course Syllabus

1) An Overview of Workplace Safety and Health Legislation
2) General Safety in Shipyard
3) Confined Space Entry
4) Hot Works
5) Electrical Hazards
6) Surface Treatment
7) Material Handling
8) Working at Height
9) Risk Assessment
10) Occupational Health
11) Accident Investigation and Safety Inspection
12) Assessment

Passing Mark

1)  Theory Assessment 65% of Marks
2)  Other modes of assessments 65% of Marks


Course Duration:

Lesson Duration Assessment Duration
29 Hours 03 Hours