SMF President at WSH Conference

To advocate the importance of a healthy workforce and safe workplaces, SMF President, Mr. Douglas Foo was invited by the Ministry of Manpower to speak from the employers' standpoint at the annual Singapore WSH Conference 2018 on 29 August 2018.

SMF WSH Conference 2018

SMF President, Mr. Douglas Foo (2nd from right) was one of the plenary speakers at WSH Conference 2018.

29 August 2018 - To advocate the importance of a healthy workforce and safe workplaces, SMF President, Mr. Douglas Foo was invited by the Ministry of Manpower to speak from the employers' standpoint at the annual Singapore WSH Conference 2018 on 29 August 2018. Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Home Affairs, Mrs Josephine Teo gave the opening address during the conference, driving home the importance of safety and health in workplaces. 

Speaking on the topic "Future workplace - Are you WSH Ready?", Mr. Foo shared how the latest technologies such as a SMART helmet and virtual technology can help prevent accidents from happening, ensuring the safety of workers. He also highlighted the importance of a tripartite relationship between government, employers and workers, to ensure all manpower be able to return home safely from work.

SMF WSH Conference 2018

SMF President Mr. Douglas Foo shared his thoughts on the topic of "Future Workplace - Are You WSH Ready?" at WSH Conference 2018.

Mr. Foo then met with the Minister of State, Ministry of Manpower, Mr. Zaqy Mohamad and the Chairman of Workplace Safety and Health Council, Mr. John Ng Peng Wah. Mr. Zaqy opened the 11th Series of The Occupational Safety and Health Asia Exhibition (OS+H) where SMF organised a Singapore Pavilion to help Singapore companies market their products and services. 

SMF WSH Conference 2018

SMF President, Mr. Douglas Foo met with the Minister of State, Ministry of Manpower, Mr. Zaqy Mohamad (middle) and the Chairman of Workplace Safety and Health Council, Mr. John Ng Peng Wah (right) at the 11th series of OS+H.

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