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Keppel opens integrated safety training facility

Posted on 14 June 2010

Mr Nelson Yeo, MD of Keppel Shipyard, shares with Guest-of-Honour, Mr Hawazi Daipi, how the new semi-automated pipeshop has improved safety and productivity for workers.

Nelson Yeo, managing director of Keppel Shipyard, shows a group how the new semi-automated pipe shop has improved safety and productivity for workers

Keppel has opened a new integrated safety training facility, the Keppel Safety Training Centre, at the company’s shipyard in Tuas, Singapore. The center offers safety training and certification courses in both trade-specific and broad-based skills for its work force across all levels.

The training center is a key element of Keppel’s 2015 safety initiative, through which the company seeks to foster a safety culture and impart relevant safety competencies to its multinational workforce of 14,000 people.

Training modules that are offered at the new facility include core competency, safety leadership and workforce skills qualification courses. The center also provides an e-learning zone and a safety journey hall with multimedia and interactive training stations. It also features a life-size replica of the mid-section of a tanker with various technical training areas to provide hands-on learning.

Core competency and safety leadership development programmes as   well as Workforce Skills Qualifications courses certified by the   Singapore Workforce Development Agency, are some of the key training   modules conducted by qualified, full-time instructors at the Centre.

Core competency and safety leadership development programs, as well as workforce skills qualification courses, are some of the key training modules offered at the center.

Keppel takes another stride towards a zero-incident workplace with the opening of its new integrated safety training facility, the Keppel Safety Training Centre.

The Keppel Safety Training Centre is part of the company’s 2015 safety initiative, which seeks to foster a safety culture and impart safety competencies to employees.

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