Risk Evaluation for Health Hazards in accordance with Singapore's Risk Management 2.0

Risk Evaluation for Health Hazards in accordance with Singapore's Risk Management 2.0

Location: Singapore
Duration: 3 hours

Overview
To encourage companies assess the health risks and hazards at the workplace, the Ministry of Manpower, Singapore and the Workplace Safety and Health Council (WSHC), have enhanced the risk management framework with the new framework termed as 'Risk Management 2.0' (RM 2.0). This framework was launched in February 2015 during the recent bizSAFE Convention.

Included in the revised code of practice on WSH Risk Management is a new section on Risk Evaluation for Health Hazards. Proper risk evaluation approach for health hazard is essential for quality WSH risk assessment. For example, to properly evaluate the severity level of a chemical hazard, one will need to consider factors like its intrinsic hazard, chemical properties, level of concentration and possible routes of exposures. When assessing the likelihood, frequency of exposures, amount of usage, method of handling, duration and possible cumulative exposures are amongst the factors to be considered.

Objectives
This short talk introduces the important concepts of risk evaluation of various health hazards. Attendees will understand the various risk factors of respective health hazards and the various approaches of risk evaluation.

Who should attend?
This session is suitable for anyone who is involved in WSH risk management in the workplace.

Course Outline
1. Brief overview of RM2.0
2. Health hazards and risk factors
3. Estimating Severity and Likelihood of health hazards
4. Exposure assessments and exposure limits
5. Tools available that you can exploit

Continual Professional Development
WSHO 3 SDU

Certification
Candidates will be awarded a certificate of attendance in 'Risk Evaluation for Health Hazards in accordance with Singapore's Risk Management 2.0'.

This is an Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) accredited course.

Registration:

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