Singapore EHS Legislation Updating

 

Contents


1.0

Key Environmental Legislation

 

Environmental Protection and Management Act

 

Environmental Public Health Act

 

 

1.1

Air Pollution

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Air Impurities) Regulations

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Vehicular Emissions) Regulations

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Prohibition On The Use of Open Fires) Order

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Off-Road Diesel Engine Emissions) Regulations

 

 

1.2

Water Pollution

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Trade Effluent) Regulations

 

Sewerage and Drainage Act

 

Sewerage and Drainage (Trade Effluent) Regulations

 

Sewerage and Drainage (Surface Water Drainage) Regulations

 

Sewerage and Drainage (Trade Effluent) Regulations

 

Sewerage and Drainage (Sanitary Works) Regulations

 

Sewerage and Drainage (Sanitary Appliances & Water Charges) Regulations

 

 

1.3

Solid Waste Management

 

Environmental Public Health (Public Cleansing) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (General Waste Collection) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (Toxic Industrial Waste) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (Exemption) Regulations

 

Hazardous Waste (Control of Export, Import And Transit) Act

 

Hazardous Waste (Control of Export, Import And Transit) Regulations

 

Hazardous Waste (Extended Meaning of Hazardous and other Wastes - Indonesia) Notification

 

Hazardous Waste (Extended Meaning of Hazardous and other Wastes - Malaysia) Notification

 

Hazardous Waste (Extended Meaning of Hazardous and other Wastes - Philippines) Notification

 

Hazardous Waste (Extended Meaning of Hazardous and other Wastes - Thailand) Notification

 

 

1.4

Hazardous Substances

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Hazardous Substances) Regulations

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Ozone Depleting Substances) Regulations

 

 

1.5

Noise Pollution

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Boundary Noise Limits For Factory Premises) Regulations

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Control of Noise At Construction Sites) Regulations

 

 

1.6

Energy Conservation

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Energy Conservation) Regulations

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Registrable Goods) Order

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Exemption From Labelling) Order

 

 

1.7

Environmental Health

 

Environmental Public Health (Burning of Joss Sticks And Candles) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (Cooling Towers And Water Fountains) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (Food Hygiene) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (Quality of Piped Drinking Water) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (Registration of Environmental Control Officers) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (Qualification of Environmental Control Officers) Notification

 

Environmental Public Health (Employment of Environmental Control Officers) Order

 

Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act

 

Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Notification

 

 

1.8

Administration

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Fees for Licences) Regulations

 

Environmental Protection and Management (Composition of Offences) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (Licence Fees) Regulations

 

Environmental Public Health (Composition of Offences) Rules

 

Environmental Public Health (Notice to Attend Court) Regulations

 

 

2

Controlled Chemicals

2.1

Explosives and Chemical Weapon

 

Arms and Explosives Act

 

Arms and Explosives (Explosives) Rules                                                     

 

Arms and Explosives (Explosive Precursors) Rules

 

Chemical Weapon (Prohibition) Act

 

Chemical Weapon (Prohibition) Regulations

 

 

2.2

Pesticides

 

Control of Vectors and Pesticides Act

 

Control of Vectors and Pesticides (Composition of Offences) Regulations

 

Control of Vectors and Pesticides (Prescribed Form) Regulations

 

Control of Vectors and Pesticides (Registration, Licensing and Certification) Regulations

 

Hydrogen Cyanide (Fumigation) Act

 

Hydrogen Cyanide (Fumigation) Regulations

 

 

2.3

Biohazards

 

Biological Agents and Toxins Act

 

Biological Agents and Toxins (Transportation) Regulations

 

Biological Agents and Toxins (Proficiency Testing) Regulations

 

Biological Agents and Toxins (Exemption) Regulations

 

 

2.4

Poisons

 

Poisons Act

 

Poisons Rules

 

 

3

Radiation Protection

 

Radiation Protection Act

 

Radiation Protection (Non-Ionising Radiation) Regulations

 

Radiation Protection (Ionising Radiation) Regulations

 

Radiation Protection (Transport of Radioactive Materials) Regulations

 

Radiation Protection (Transit and Transhipment) (Exemption) Regulations

 

 

4

Marine Pollution

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea Act

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Oil) Regulations

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Reporting of Pollution Incidents) Regulations

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Reception Facilities & Garbage Facilities) Regulations

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Garbage) Regulations

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation) Regulations

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Hazardous and Noxious Substances Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation) Regulations

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Air) Regulations

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Sewerage) Regulations

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems) Regulations

 

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Composition of Offences) Regulations

 

 

5

Safety and Health

 

Workplace Safety and Health Act

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Exemption) Order

 

 

5.1

Safety and Health Management

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Registration of Factories) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Risk Management) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Approved Codes of Practice) Notification

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Incident Reporting) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Workplace Safety and Health Officers) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Workplace Safety and Health Committees) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Safety and Health Management System and Auditing) Regulations

 

 

5.2

Safety and Health Provisions

 

Workplace Safety and Health (General Provisions) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (First-Aid) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Abrasive Blasting) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Explosive Powered Tools) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Confined Spaces) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Operation of Cranes) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Scaffolds) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Noise) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Medical Examinations) Regulations

 

Factories (Asbestos) Regulations

 

Factories (Safety Training Courses) Order

 

Factories (Certificate of Competency - Examinations) Regulations

 

Factories (Persons-In-Charge) Regulations

 

 

5.3

Regulations for Specific Industry

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Construction) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing) Regulations

 

 

5.4

Administration

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Composition Of Offences) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Transitional Provision) Regulations

 

Workplace Safety and Health (Offences And Penalties) (Subsidiary Legislation Under Section 67 (14)) Regulations

 

Factories (Registration and other Services-Fees and Forms) Regulations

 

 

5.5.

Employment and Work Injury Compensation

 

Employment Act, Part IV

 

Work Injury Compensation Act

 

Work Injury Compensation Regulations

 

Work Injury Compensation Insurance Regulations

 

Work Injury Compensation (Workers’ Fund) Regulations

 

Work Injury Compensation (Fees) Regulations

 

Work Injury Compensation (Composition of Offences) Regulations

 

Work Injury Compensation (Medical Board) Regulations

 

Work Injury Compensation (Waiver from Insurance Requirement) Notification

 

 

6

Fire Safety

 

Fire Safety Act

 

Fire Safety (Registered Inspectors) Regulations

 

Fire Safety (Registered Inspectors) (Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics) Regulations

 

Fire Safety (Composition of Offences) Regulations

 

 

6.1

Building Fire Safety

 

Fire Safety (Building Fire Safety) Regulations

 

Fire Safety (Buildings Requiring Fire Certificate) Order

 

Fire Safety (Residential Buildings Requiring Fire Certificate) Order

 

Fire Safety (Fire Emergency Plan) Regulations

 

Fire Safety (Designation of Premises Requiring Fire Emergency Plan) Notification

 

Fire Safety (Fire Safety Managers) Regulations

 

Fire Safety (Specification of Premises Requiring Fire Safety Manager) Notification

 

 

6.2

Fire Safety Engineers

 

Fire Safety (Fire Safety Engineers) Regulations

 

Fire Safety (Fire Safety Engineers) (Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics) Regulations

 

 

6.3

Fire Safety Works

 

Fire Safety (Exemption) Order

 

Fire Safety (Exemption) (Temporary Building in Construction Sites) Order

 

 

6.4

Petroleum and Flammable Materials

 

Fire Safety (Petroleum  and Flammable Materials)  Regulations

 

Fire Safety (Petroleum and Flammable Materials - Exemption) Order

 

 

7

Energy

7.1

Electricity and District Cooling

 

Electricity Act

 

Electricity (Cable Detection Workers) Regulations

 

Electricity (Electrical Installations) Regulations

 

Electricity (Licensing of Electrical and Supply Installations) (Exemption) Notification

 

Electricity (Electrical Workers) Regulations

 

Electricity (Composition of Offences) Regulations

 

District Cooling Act

 

District Cooling (Declaration of Service Area) Notification

 

District Cooling (Exemption from Section 7(3) and (5)) Regulations

 

 

7.2

Gas

 

Gas Act

 

Gas (Supply) Regulations 2008

 

Gas (Designated Gas Transporter) Notification

 

Gas (Gas Transporter’s Licence) (Exemption) Order

 

Gas (Gas Transporter’s Licence) (Exemption)(No. 2)  Order

 

Gas (Gas Transporter’s Licence) (Exemption) Order 2009

 

 

8

Resource Conservation

8.1

Water Resource

 

Public Utilities Act

 

Public Utilities (Water Supply) Regulations

 

Public Utilities (Tariffs for Water) Regulations

 

Public Utilities (Reservoirs and Catchment Areas) Regulations

 

Public Utilities (Composition of Offences) Regulations

 

 

8.2

Parks and Trees Act

 

Parks and Trees (Preservation of Trees) Order

 

Parks and Trees Regulations

 

Parks and Tress (Planting Areas) Notification

 

Parks and Tress (Heritage Road Green Buffer) Order

 

Parks and Trees (Composition of Offences) Regulations

 

 

8.3

Energy Conservation Act

 

Energy Conservation (Fuel Economy Labelling) Regulations

 

Energy Conservation (Motor Vehicles Subject to Fuel Economy Requirements) Order

 

Energy Conservation (Composition of Offences under Part IV) Regulations

 

 

9

Sustainability

 

Building Control (Environmental Sustainability) Regulations

 

 

 

Remarks:

 

The following legislations are in added in the updating services on 31st Dec 2011:

·         Chemical Weapon (Prohibition) Act

 ·       District Cooling Act

·         Employment Act, Part IV

·         Hydrogen Cyanide (Fumigation) Act

·         Poisons Act

·         Work Injury Compensation Act