06 Oct '11, 4am

Safety officer dies after being buried in sand in Jurong Island #Singapore

I am a safety specialist for almost 15 years, went through the old method of getting safety certificates, then according to MOM regulation back then, must have 3 years site experience before writing/applying to MOM to be a full fledged safety officer (then called Registered Safety officer - RSO). Nowadays (past 5 years) i see it as rubbish. FT from India/Myanmar/China/Bangladesh "educated" - don't know if genuine diploma/degree etc from their country - apply in Singapore Polytechnice / Ngee Ann Poly / BCA etc for the Diploma course which makes them Safety officers, and also some with more money take up the degree which MOM grants immediate Registered Safety officer title! Although over years, things gets easier, this sort of competency courses which deals in life and death should not be given to foreigners whom are 100% not committed in Singapore, that easily. The pay is a...

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