Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Risk Assessment Workshop


This one-day course equips participants with comprehensive knowledge and concepts to understand the practice of risk assessment in the workplace. Participants will gain an understanding of the importance of risk assessment in eradicating unsafe practices and reducing the risk of harm to workers. The newly-announced framework of penalties by the High Court makes knowledge of risk assessment a pressing issue, as custodial sentences will be meted out to those who breach workplace safety rules leading to injury and ill health.


Benefits of the Course:

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge of risk assessment in the workplace

  • Understand the importance of risk assessment in eradicating unsafe practices

  • Learn how to contribute to companies’ efforts to reduce risks to the lowest level for optimum Total Workplace Safety and Health.

  • Comply with newly-announced framework of penalties by the High Court.


Target Audience:

This course is essential for every level of staff, especially supervisory staff, who are responsible for groups of workers working under them.


Programme Outline:

I. Introduction

  • Overview of WSH performances and accident trends in the Construction industry

  • Basic WSH legislative requirements and WSH framework

  • Impact of WSH efforts at all workplaces

II. Risk Assessment

  • Concepts of risk assessment and triad processes of hazard identification, risk evaluation, and risk control

  • Singapore’s Risk Management Code of Practice (RMCP 2.0)

  • Reinforcement of understanding through risk assessment review and practical group activities

III. ALARP and Hierarchy of Control

  • Concept of ‘As Low As Reasonably Practicable’ (ALARP)

  • Application of the Hierarchy of Control

  • Contribution to companies’ efforts to reduce risks to the lowest level for optimum Total Workplace Safety and Health


Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Member Fee: $300.00

CIJC Member Fee: $400.00

Non-Member Fee: $400.00


Speaker Profile

Mr. Leong Kum Seng

Mr. Leong Kum Seng is an associate Trainer with Singapore Contractors’ Association (SCAL), the Singapore Institute of Power & Gas (SIPG), BCA Academy and a consultancy and training company.

He is a Workplace Safety & Health Officer (WSHO) and has more than 30 years experience as heads of safety in several companies at corporate levels. He started as a Factory Inspector with the Ministry of Labour (now ‘Ministry of Manpower’) in 1971.

He left full-time employment with SPPG in 2015, capping a successful and rewarding dual career, spanning 44 years, in Occupational Safety & Health and underground utilities damage prevention works. He has worked extensively with all types of industries, including the construction sector, and is familiar with the specific hazards, problems and challenges in each of these. He has a Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Singapore Poly) and Advanced Diploma in Safety Management (Singapore Poly), Bachelor in Environment, Occupational Health & Safety (Newcastle, Australia) and a Masters in Social Science (South Australia).

Course Duration

1.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 7.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 0 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

This online learning is not eligible for funding.



PDU: 7 Units

CET: 7 Hours

CPAS: 7 Units

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Course Brochure

Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Risk Assessment Workshop



An e-Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participant who complete the course with 100% attendance. 



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. 



A notice of cancellation must be given at least 3 working days before commencement of the course and 50% of course fee will be charged /returned. If notice is given less than 3 working days before the first day of the course, there will be no refund/100% charged.


Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Mr Law Jia Hao at 67939020 or email

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