23 Jan

WSH Bulletin, 10 December 2020: New Requirements for bizSAFE Level 3, 4 and STAR // Workplace Safety and Health (Approved Codes of Practice) Notification 2020

New Requirements for bizSAFE Level 3, 4 and STAR

New Risk Management (RM) Audit Report Checklist

With effect from1 January 2021, auditors are required to use new RM audit checklist to conduct RM audits.

New Requirements for Level STAR from 1 April 2021

The following certifications that are approved from 1 April 2021, are required to submit with RM audit report*

• SS506 Part 1;

• SS506 Part 3/SS651;

ISO 45001 accredited by Singapore Accreditation Council; and

ISO 45001 accreditation body recognised under Mutual RecognitionArrangement**

The Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Council will not accept OHSAS 18001 and non-accredited ISO 45001 certification that are approved after31 March 2021.

*RM Audits conducted from 1 Jan 2021, auditors are required to submit the new RM audit report checklist.

Workplace Safety and Health (Approved Codes of Practice) Notification 2020

The Workplace Safety and Health (Approved Codes of Practice) Notification 2020 was published on the Government Electronic Gazette on 04 December 2020. This new Notification will be effective from 14 December 2020 and the Workplace Safety and Health (Approved Codes of Practice) Notification 2019 will be revoked accordingly.