bizSAFE Application / Renewal
bizSAFE is a nationally recognised capability building programme designed to help companies build workplace safety and health capabilities.
bizSAFE is a five-step programme aimed at assisting companies build up their Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) capabilities in order to substantially improve safety and health standards at the workplace.
Applicants embark on a journey, starting with the top management demonstrating their commitment to the cause, followed up by the acquisition of risk management capabilities and the implementation of a WSH Management System.
At the end of the journey, successful applicants gain recognition and enjoy the benefits of having a comprehensive WSH system in place.
As safety and health incidents cause delays and financial losses, many clients prefer to work with companies that have sound WSH systems and practices.
Having a bizSAFE certificate will help you to expand your business opportunities as it is often a key requirement for contracts and tenders.
bizSAFE can help to assure your clients that your company's products and services are delivered by employees who work in a safe and healthy environment, and improve your company's corporate branding.
bizSAFE Level 1
To embark on the bizSAFE journey, your organisation’s top management has to attend a half-day bizSAFE Level 1 Workshop conducted by Workplace Safety and Health Council Approved Training Organizations (ATO).
In the Workshop, participant will learn about their legal obligations under the WSH Act and how to develop a WSH Policy which includes the commitment to manage terror risks at their workplaces.
bizSAFE Level 2
Your organization must nominate a Risk Management (RM) Champion who will attend the 2 days’ Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) Develop Risk Management Implementation Plan course; or Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) Workplace Safety and Health Control Measures course conducted by the Workplace Safety and Health Council Approved Training Organizations (ATO).
The Champion will learn how to develop a Risk Management Plan and how to conduct Risk Assessment.
bizSAFE Level 3
In order to attain bizSAFE Level 3, your organization must implement the Risk Management (RM) Plan in your workplace to address all risks highlighted in the RM implementation plan, in compliance with the WSH (Risk Management) Regulations.
Thereafter, you must engage an WSH auditor from an Approved Auditing Organization (AAO) accredited by Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) to assess the implemented RM plan and certify that your company is bizSAFE Level 3 ready. Upon completion of the RM audit, you can apply for the bizSAFE Level 3 with the RM report for the organization.
bizSAFE Level 4
Your organization must appoint a Workplace Safety and Health Management System (WSHMS) Champion who will attend the 4 days’ Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) Develop a Workplace Safety and Health Management System (WSHMS) Implementation Plan course; or Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) Workplace Safety and Health Management course conducted by the Workplace Safety and Health Council Approved Training Organizations (ATO).
Following the course, the Champion will know how to implement a robust WSHMS for your company. Upon completion of the WSHMS plan, you may apply for bizSAFE Level 4 for the organization.
To achieve bizSAFE STAR, your organization must obtain an ISO 45001 certification issued by Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) accredited Certification Bodies or ISO 45001 certification issued by Certification Bodies accredited by accreditation body recognised under Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) or SS651 with the Risk Management Report (See bizSAFE Level 3).