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09 May: 10 FAQs to Know About Safe Management Measures at Workplace

To create a safe environment for all employees and customers, every operating business in Singapore needs to implement the Safe Management Measures at the Workplace. This article highlights ten of the most commonly asked questions about these measures. Who Should Apply The Safe Management Measures’ Requirements? All operating companies must implement the measures. Businesses that resume operations following the circuit breaker period must implement all measures before resuming workplace operations. What Are The Main Changes That Will Take Effect From…

Workplace Environment After COVID-19

19 Apr: Redefining A Clean Workplace Environment After COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about noticeable changes to many things, particularly in how cleanliness is defined. Hand soap, hand sanitiser, and disinfectant wipes become one of the must-haves to combat the virus. As new scientific discoveries are made concerning virus transmission, people continue to adapt their way of life to safeguard their well-being. As businesses consider how to transition their employees back to the workplace, they become more transparent and proactive in cleaning, disinfecting and sanitising the workplace to…

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22 Mar: Understanding Antimicrobial Coating to Fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has drastically changed the perception of cleanliness and hygiene, inducing interest in antimicrobial coatings. In the past, antimicrobial coatings struggled to find widespread utilisation because of the difficulties quantifying their effect on human health. The recent pandemic, however, has propelled these coatings into the limelight. Many industries in Singapore have used and considered antimicrobial coatings as a vital safety measure against COVID-19. In fact, the antimicrobial coating industry is currently one of the fastest-growing industries globally. This…

Safe Return to Workplaces

14 Jan: An Employer’s Practical Guide to Assuring Safe Return to Workplaces

With Singapore still in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic, the government has advised employers to implement a safety management system at workplaces as they resume their business operations. This measure aims to safeguard the employee’s well-being and minimise the spread of COVID-19 within the community. This article shares the primary considerations employers in Singapore should pay attention to when planning to resume their business during COVID-19. Review Present Employment Contracts And Employee Handbook Employers should prudently review any present employee…

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19 Nov: How to Ensure Safe Returns to Workplaces?

During the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the Singapore government raised the level of its Disease Outbreak Response System Condition to orange in February. This followed by the implementation of Circuit Breaker in April to control the spread of the virus. Office, school and non-essential services are closed down. People had to work from home and students are learning online from home. While emptying the workplaces could significantly help reduce or slow down the infection, avoiding the workplace is not regarded…

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19 Oct: Learn about the New Cleaning Assistance Scheme for Premises With Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Singapore

Opting for third-party cleaning professionals to clean and disinfect premises can be quite costly because of the chemicals used and the process involved. Understanding this struggle, the Singapore government has set aside funds to aid premises owners cover expenses on cleaning and disinfection of premises with confirmed cases of COVID-19. This scheme is called the Cleaning Assistance Scheme or CAS and was announced by the National Environment Agency, Singapore Tourism Board and Enterprise Singapore. It takes effect from 1st April…