Press Releases

Sep 27, 2011 17:25 SGT Ministry of Manpower The first half of this year saw an increase in number of workplace fatalities and occupational diseases1 compared to the same period last year, according to the latest Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Report released by the WSH Council. However, the overall number of workplace injuries2 fell by 8% and permanent disablements fell by 37%.

Sep 06, 2011 10:06 SGT Ministry of Manpower From 1 September 2011, all workplaces will be covered under the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act. This is a major milestone in Singapore’s WSH journey. First announced in January 2005, the WSH Act was first extended to “factories”1 on 1 March 2006, another six sectors on 1 March 2008 and now to all workplaces from 1 September 20112.