Workshop to Enhance the Safety of Crane Operation

Course Ref. No.:


Fee (inclusive of GST)                                    Course & Assessment Venue
$45.00 – SCAL Members                                 SCAL Academy
$50.00 – Non Members                                  164 Gul Circle #01-14 JTC Space @Gul, (S) 629621          


Time and Duration:  8.30am – 1.30pm (5 training hours)   (exclude 1 hour assessment)


Entry Requirement
MOM-Registered Crane Operator. (Please produce your crane operator license when registering for the course)


Target Audience
Crane Operators who need to renew their registration with MOM.


Passing Criteria:
Section A: 20 MCQs (60% and above)
Section B: 5 MCQs on load chart (100%)

Trainees must pass both Section A+B in order to be considered passed in Written Test.

- The written test/assessment is applicable only to 1st time WESCO participants.
- Participants who have passed the WESCO assessment/test previously would need to attend the course only and need not attempt the written tests/assessments.



The objective of this workshop is to update crane operators with the latest legal requirements as well as to provide them a platform to discuss safe lifting procedures and case studies which identify causes of crane accidents.


Participants who achieved 100% attendance and pass the course assessment will be issued with Certificate for them to renew their registration with MOM.



Cranes are widely used on construction sites. They pose a danger on site if they are not safely operated. This workshop is meant to enhance current crane operators’ awareness of safe lifting procedures, latest legal requirements, site safety practices, and case studies which identify causes of crane accidents.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) requires all crane operators to attend this workshop before their license renewal.


Course Outline

1. Workplace Safety and Health Act and its Subsidiary Legislation which includes:

  • WSH (General Provisions) Regulations
  • WSH (Incident Reporting) Regulations
  • WSH (Risk Management) Regulations
  • WSH (Construction) Regulations
  • WSH (Shipbuilding and Ship-Repairing) Regulations
  • WSH (Operation of Cranes) Regulations
  • WSH (Work at Height) Regulations + Amendments

2. SS 536: 2008 Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Mobile Cranes
3. SS 559: 2010 Code of Practice for Safe Use of Tower Cranes
4. Code of Practice on Safe Lifting Operations in the Workplaces
5. Interpretation of load charts and related terminologies for dierent types of crane
6. Case Studies:
This topic will cover various types of cranes accidents.
Participants are expected to identify causes of accidents and learn the preventive measures to prevent reoccurrence.

Course Duration

1.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 6.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 1 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

  • Mandarin

Funding Information

Training provider will submit trainee details via SSG Training Provider Gateway and will bill in NETT fee if trainee is eligible for training grant. Note that all grants are subject for final approval by SSG.


Replacement /Postponement

A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. Appeal of Assessment Result: (a) Students who wish to appeal for review of assessment results, please fill the Assessment Appeal Form that can be downloaded from website. There will be an admin fee of $60.00 (incl GST, non-refundable).


Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Ms Gina Ang at 67939020 or email

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