Science Safety Week 2016

The first 400 early birds will get an attractive door gift!

Click HERE to register for the 23rd September morning programme now~!


The Poster (designed by Wee Chee Seng, James from Science Dean’s Office) signifies the following in our journey to build Safety and Health Culture in the Faculty of Science.

Umbrella- represents “Protection” which is the key outcome in Safety and Health.

People- represents “culture” which is the embodiment of interpersonal interactions and practices leading to Culture in the Workplace.

Palm- represents “Care” for one another’s Safety, Health and Well Being in the Faculty of Science


Science Safety Day Programme

Time Programme
0830 to 0930 Safety Day Registration
0930 to 0935 Welcoming Address by Vice Dean & Inauguration by Dean
0935 to 0945 Address by HoD and OSHE
0945 to 1015 Prize Presentation
1015 to 1100 Tea Break
1100 to 1130 Building Safety and Health Culture @ Global Foundries
1130 to 1230 Singapore wages WAR on Diabetes, HPB
1330 to 1400 Registration
1400 to 1430 Sharing of Perspectives on Best Practices and Lessons Learnt from Incidents
1430 to 1500 Esco End User Seminar, Esco Pte Ltd
1500 to 1600 Safety Lead Updates and BCP exercise
1600 to 1630 Tea Break


Science Safety Day Talks Synopsis

Safety Talk:

Building Safety and Health Culture @ Global Foundries

(23rd Sept 2016, 11.00 am – 11.30 am, LT27)

by  Mr. Lai Heng Lau 
EHSS Engineer,

As the Faculty of Science embark on the journey to Build Safety and Health Culture within our Community, let us obtain insights on how Safety and Health Culture is built in the World’s first full-service semi-conductor foundry, GLOBALFOUNDRIES® . Mr Lai will share with us on their journey and challenges faced in implementing Safety and Health Programmes and Initiatives to enhance Safety and Health Culture in their manufacturing plants in Singapore.


Health Talk:

Singapore wages WAR on Diabetes

(23rd Sept 2016, 11.30 am – 12.30 pm, LT27)

by  Ms. Karen Ang
Manager, Health Ambassador Network Management

In April 2016, the Ministry of Health have declared WAR on Diabetes. Of the over 400,000 diabetics in Singapore today, one in three does not even know he has the disease. Diabetes if left undetected, untreated or poorly managed can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and amputations. Ms Karen Ang will share more strategies and initiatives to combat Diabetes. She’ll also share with the Faculty of Science Community on the National Steps Challenge.


Science Safety Week Competitions 2016 (Deadline- 7th September 2016)  



Science Safety Week Trainings/Workshops 2016


Risk Management Training  Click here to Register
by Mr Joel Swee, Senior Safety & Health Manager, OSHE, NUS

19th September 2016 (Monday)
9.00am - 12.00pm

Risk management is critical for identifying hazards in a workplace and recognizing suitable measures for such hazards.

This training will allow participants to understand and learn how to conduct a risk assessment through the identification of hazards, evaluation of risks and the selection of appropriate risk control measures.


Chemical Spill Response Training  Click here to Register
by Mr Joel Swee, Senior Safety & Health Manager, OSHE, NUS
     Mr Leong Wai Mun, Senior Safety & Health Manager, OSHE, NUS

20th September 2016 (Tuesday)
2.00pm - 5.00pm


In times of Chemical Spills in laboratories, a trained personnel has to clear the spill in a proper procedure.

The objective of this training is to provide participants with a framework to plan and respond to a chemical spill. There will also be opportunities for participants to gain practical experience through a ‘hands-on’ session.


Become a Health Advocate and Spread the Message of Healthy Living: How to maintain a healthy weight? Click here to Register
by Ms Karen Ang, Manager, Regional Health & Community Outreach Division, Health Promotion Board

21st September 2016 (Wednesday)
2.00pm - 4.00pm

How do you define healthy weight?

Why is it important to have a healthy weight?

How should you eat in order to maintain a healthy weight?

What types of exercises can help in maintaining a healthy weight?

Join us in this talk to discover is BMI, body fat and the health risks associated with it. There are certain types of chronic disease that seem to occur with being overweight. Karen will also share with us on how to use the healthy plate as a guide to ensure that you are eating foods from the 3 major groups: Carbohydrate, fats, proteins.