CDA(S) Diving Safety Seminar 2016

CDA(S)’ Diving Safety Seminar 2016 was successfully concluded on 19 August 2016 at the TÜV SÜD PSB Auditorium.

The Seminar, organised by the CDA(S) EXCO, and supported by the Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Employees Union (SMEEU), attracted participants from the commercial diving industry and, as always, delegates from the marine and oil & gas industries.
Mr Patrick Tay, NTUC Asst. Secretary General, MP for West Coast GRC and GPC Chairman for Manpower, was the Guest of Honour for the Seminar, and presented the Keynote Address.

This year, the Seminar has presenters from MOM’s Occupational Safety & Health Inspectorate, Shell Bukom, the Employment & Employability Institute (e2i) and CDA(S) Members.

The Seminar’s programme was as follows:
Keynote Address by Guest of Honour
Mr Patrick Tay
NTUC Asst. Secretary General, MP for West Coast GRC and GPC Chairman
for Manpower

WSH Legal Requirements for Commercial Diving
Thomas Teo Tze Hoong
Senior Assistant Director (Ops, General Workplaces)
Occupational Safety & Health Inspectorate, Ministry of Manpower

Safety and Health requirements for Diving Operations in Shell’s marine

Capt. Amit Gupta
Head, Marine Department
Shell Eastern Petroleum Ltd

e2i services and Train-n-Place Programme for Commercial Divers
Iris Chong
Principal Employability Coach
Employment & Employability Institute – e2i

Commercial SCUBA (CSCUBA) and Surface-Supplied Diving Equipment:
Compliance to SS511:2010 and other legal requirements
Bill Jordan
Business Development
Advanced Marine Pte Ltd.

Panel Discussion and Question & Answer Session