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Singapore Civil Defence Force

15 Nov 2017 to 17 Nov 2017

In tandem with the rapid economic and population growth in Asia, the issue of fire safety has framed the concerns and policies of government officials and fire professionals, for decades. Independently, Asian governments have formulated codes and guidelines that have promoted and provided fire safety requirements in homes and public places.In order to discuss and share best practices in Asian fire safety industry, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the National Fire and Civil Emergency Preparedness Council (NFEC) are once again jointly presenting the second Fire Safety Asia Conference (FiSAC) 2017 to be held from 15th - 17th November 2017.Covered within the three days are a two-day conference, and a full-day workshop. This comprehensive event will feature fire safety experts and professionals, as well as government agencies and authorities, who will share their experiences and solutions in preventing or containing outbreaks of fire in commercial, industrial and residential areas.Themed New Frontiers in Fire Safety & Emergency Response, this presentation of FiSAC 2017 is designed for all fire safety experts and professionals. Do make a date to attend!

Ministry of Manpower

20 Nov 2017 to 20 Nov 2017

INVITATION TO WSH SYMPOSIUM ON WORK AT HEIGHTS (WAH) 2017 Jointly organised by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Workplace safety and Health (WSH) Council, the Symposium aims to raise WAH awareness and showcase the latest technological innovations to eliminate or mitigate WAH hazards at workplaces. Keynote presentations by MOM and 3M will touch on moving beyond regulatory compliance and leveraging on technology to achieve greater WAH safety and Total WSH. Industry representatives will also be sharing on WAH safety from the legal and design for safety perspectives.

Building and Construction Authority

20 Nov 2017 to 28 Nov 2017

The Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) of SPRING Singapore, with the support of Geotechnical Society of Singapore (GeoSS), Building and Construction Authority (BCA) and Land Transport Authority (LTA) is introducing an accreditation scheme for site investigation firms. As part of the accreditation requirements for site investigation firms, site investigation supervisors of the firms are required to undergo a training course on site investigation. Upon successfully completing the course, they can be registered as Certified Site Investigation Supervisor with GeoSS.

Building and Construction Authority

22 Nov 2017 to 23 Nov 2017

This 2-day course is designed to help built environment professionals with little or no prior knowledge in finance to understand and interpret financial data, and how they can be applied in the business and project operations. At the end of the course participants should be able to: Understand and interpret the financial statements Evaluate the financial performance and health of the business Draft an accurate budget Apply the concepts in their daily projects and business operations.

Building and Construction Authority

23 Nov 2017 to 27 Nov 2017

Precast concrete technology had been identified as one of the key areas of focus to improve productivity in the construction industry. It has been observed that there is more room for a greater adoption of this technology in Singapore. Good site management practices and planning of precast concrete construction activities such as on-site/off-site casting of precast members, transportation of the members to site, erection and construction considerations would contribute to more efficient, less labour intensive and faster construction. This would eventually lead to better construction productivity. This workshop provides construction managers with practical knowledge in the planning, execution and control of precast concrete construction. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to plan and manage precast concrete construction site activities effectively.

Building and Construction Authority

29 Nov 2017 to 30 Nov 2017

The increasing sophistication of property owners and their rising expectation for good governance in managing strata-titled developments could pose a daunting challenge to the management councils. It is important that members of the management councils of such developments are well-equipped with the knowledge of the regulatory framework and the related accounting and auditing requirements under the provisions of the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act (BMSMA). At the end of the course, participants will gain an insight into the regulatory framework, the roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders in strata developments, the procedure in conducting general and council meetings of the Management Corporation, the by-laws of Management Corporation and the accounting & auditing requirements that govern the managing of strata property developments. Topics on budgeting, maintenance, management and sinking fund will be discussed. A module on handling disputes is included.

Building and Construction Authority

29 Nov 2017 to 30 Nov 2017

Lean Construction techniques aim to improve processes through waste minimisation. A synergy of Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) will certainly have a profound impact on productivity and hence profitability. In this workshop, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) is introduced as the combination of 4D BIM and lean construction management to achieve optimization of the construction schedule for continuous flow of construction process and better planning in construction management.

Building and Construction Authority

30 Nov 2017 to 1 Dec 2017

Procurement is a process of acquiring a construction project. Selecting a suitable procurement strategy in consideration of the clients objectives is a key to the success of any construction project. Building upon the procurement strategy adopted, good negotiation skill is required to achieve a fair construction contract. This 2-day course aims to provide an understanding of the processes and methodologies in managing effective contract procurement and negotiation.

Building and Construction Authority

5 Dec 2017 to 6 Dec 2017

Safety is influenced by a number of factors such as workplace environment, managements commitment to safety, attitude or behaviour of working personnel towards safety, etc. Workers positive behaviour towards safety is considered one of the key factors in preventing accidents at workplaces. A successful introduction of behavioural safety process, focusing on identifying and reducing unsafe behaviour and reinforcing safe behaviour is one means of improving safety at workplaces. Behavioural Safety is a methodology used to improve safety culture through change of behaviour of working personnel in an organisation. This methodology has been applied successfully in other industries like petrochemical and manufacturing and is gaining popularity in the construction industry.

Building and Construction Authority

11 Dec 2017 to 11 Dec 2017

Workplace Safety and Health (Risk Management) Regulations require stakeholders such as employers, self-employed persons and principals to have the responsibility of identifying safety and health hazards at the workplace and taking appropriate actions to eliminate the hazards or mitigate the risks associated with the hazards. Risk assessment and management is the key to reduce the risks at source.Participant who attends this course will have an in-depth understanding and knowledge on the concepts and methodologies of risk assessment and management. This course will also provide hands-on experience in the risk assessment for construction activities and development of risk management implementation plan.

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