Workplace Safety and Health Management in Marine Industry (WSHMI)


Legal Requirement

The Workplace Safety and Health (Shipbuilding and Ship-Repairing) Regulations 2008 (Reg. 6(8) stipulates that: “It shall be the duty of every person not to oversee or supervise any work (including any process) in a shipyard or on board a ship in a harbor unless he has received adequate safety and health training to ensure that the work that he oversees or supervises can be carried out safely.

For Whom

The WSHMI is a mandatory training course for individuals who are to undertake the role of a supervisor in the marine industry.

Entry Requirement

Employability Skills System (ESS) Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) Level 4 and above, or equivalent.

Course Overview

  • Identify the Workplace Safety and Health Act, subsidiary legislation and industrial code of practice relevant to the marine industry.
  • List the roles and responsibilities of a shipyard supervisor.
  • Conduct a safety briefing for shipyard workers and contractors.
  • Coordinate the implementation of safe work procedures in the marine industry.
  • Provide inputs for drawing up a risk assessment matrix.
  • Formulate occupational health programme.
  • Conduct investigation and prepare an incident report.

Course Content

  • An Overview of Workplace Safety and Health Legislation.
  • General Safety in Shipyard.
  • Confined Space Entry.
  • Hot Works.
  • Electrical Hazards.
  • Surface Treatment.
  • Material Handling.
  • Working at Height.
  • Risk Assessment.
  • Occupational Health.
  • Accident Investigation and Safety Inspection.

Course Duration: 32 hours including 3 hours of assessment

Medium of Instruction: English.

Class Size: Maximum 30

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:30 for Lecture & Assessment

Course Attendance: 75% Attendance

Assessment Advice

2-hour written assessment and a 1-hour role play/case study assessment at the end of the course. The learner must pass BOTH assessments at 65% for each assessment in order to pass the assessment. Failure to pass either of the assessments shall render a “Fail” outcome for the learner and he must then re-attempt the course and assessments.

Course Fee Inclusive of GST: S$ 272.5

Funding & Claims:

  1. Skill future credit/funding available


     -All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can us their $500 SkillFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. visit the SkillsFuture Credit website ( to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory

    Mandatory adoption of e-attendance via SingPass from 1 October 2023: As per the SSG regulation we are introducing “e-attendance via SingPass,” for participants applying for funding. To ensure a smooth process, please verify your SingPass app access before attending the course. Kindly note that manual attendance submissions will not be accepted for funding invoices. Thank you for your cooperation.

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  • Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a certificate of achievement endorsed by Eversafe Academy Pte. Ltd. will be awarded to the trainee.
  • E-cert available

Course Venue

  • 2 Kampong Kapor Rd, Little India, Singapore 208674
  • 3 Soon Lee Street, #04-14/16&17, Pioneer Junction, Singapore-627606
  • 2, Joo Koon Road, Singapore-628966

Course Fee (Incl GST):


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