Quarterly EHS Legislation Update Summary

The Quarterly Update Summary comprises a table of contents of the changes of EHS legislation and standards in the quarter and a summary of changes.

The update summary provides the changes in EHS legislation and standards in the last quarter. The update summary includes a change summary and remarks. The links to the amendment and the current version of the principal legislation in Singapore Statues Online are provided.

Subscribers can review the amendment and the amended version to determine the applicability of the change, the impacts to the organization and the necessary compliance actions required.

The following screenshots show the change, i.e. the Workplace Safety and Health (General Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2024 and the amended version of the principal regulations.

Complimentary EHS Legal Register Template in Excel format

The complimentary EHS Legal Register Template is a compilation of EHS legislation, subsidiary legislation, EHS related Singapore Standards and Codes of Practice. Subscribers can determine the applicable legislation and standards based on their contexts of organization.

Note: The list does not include Statutes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, miscellaneous amendments, regulations for composition of offences, offences and penalties, amendment of penalties and transition, notifications for commencement or renovation, etc.

Subscribers can also access to the selected EHS Acts and Regulations in Singapore Statutes Online provided to the public by the Legislation Division of the Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore. Examples are the legal text of the Environmental Protection and Management Act 1999 and the Workplace Safety and Health Act 2006.

The Singapore Standards are copyrighted.  Subscribers can visit the Singapore Standards eshop to download the preview of the Singapore Standards and purchase the Singapore Standards if required.

Subscribers may access to the official websites of the relevant agencies for the codes of practice issued by them.

Review of Applicable EHS Legislation

EQS Asia also provides service to determine or review the applicability of EHS Legislation to the organisation. The EHS profile based on the following contexts of the organisation will be established.

  • Organization (Name, ACRA No, ACRA industry, Registered address, business activities, business address, year of TOP, numbers of employee, etc.)
  • Responsible persons for regulated business activities
  • Responsible persons for regulated premises and building, regulated plants & equipment, substances
  • Mandatory environmental and workplace safety requirements

The EHS profile will be used as a basis to determine the applicable EHS legislation and subsidiary legislation.