Circular No: WSH/118/09/WH
16 September 2019
Advisory on the Haze Condition at Construction Sites
Singapore has been hit by haze once again, with the air quality in the unhealthy range last week. According to the National Environmental Agency (NEA), for the next few days, the weather in Singapore is expected to be generally dry except for a few brief showers. Dry weather is forecast over central and southern Sumatra, and the haze situation there is expected to persist. The prevailing winds are forecast to blow from the southeast or south, and Singapore may still experience slightly hazy conditions. (updated 15 Sep 2019)
SCAL would like to advise all construction firms to continually monitor the current haze condition through the NEA website http://www.haze.gov.sg/ and make necessary preparations such as, but not limited to, the following:
For additional information on the measures for workplace safety and health protection in the event of haze, please refer to guidelines issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) at http://www.mom.gov.sg/haze/guidelines-on-protecting-employees-from-haze.