Workplace Safety & Health Officers / Coordinators
Workplace Safety and Health Officers (WSHO)
Under the regulations, the following workplaces are required to appoint a Workplace Safety and Health Officer (WSHO):
- Shipyards in which any ships, tankers and other vessels are constructed, reconstructed, repaired, refitted, finished or broken up.
- Factories used for processing petroleum or petroleum products.
- Factories in which building operations or works of engineering construction of a contract sum of $10 million or more are carried out.
- Any other factories in which 100 or more persons are employed, except those which are used for manufacturing garments.
Workplace Safety and Health Coordinators (WSHC)
Under the regulations, a Workplace Safety and Health Coordinator shall be appointed in respect of every worksite where the contract sum of the building operation or works of engineering construction carried out therein is less than $10 million.