SS 506 PART 3

Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) for Chemical Industries

In Singapore, industries are subjected to legislated safety and health management system (SHMS) audit at determined interval. The audit must evaluate the SHMS based on the Workplace Safety & Health Act and its subsidiary legislation, as well SS 506 : Part 1 & SS 506 : Part 3.

SS 506 : Part 3 is a mandatory audit for semiconductor, wafer fabrication plant, oil refinery & petrochemical Plant, chemical manufacturing plant, pharmaceutical plant, bulk storage terminal.


The Singapore Standard (SS) on OSH Management Systems, SS 506 consists of the following parts:

  • Part 1: Requirements
  • Part 2: Guidelines for the implementation of SS506: Part 1
  • Part 3: Requirements for the chemical industry

SS 506 Part 3 was developed based on Singapore Standard SS 506 Part 1 – Specification for Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Management System (A full adoption of OHSAS 18001:2007). It provides a systematic way of managing safety & health in the chemical industry by controlling the Occupational Safety and Health risks and Process Safety through goal setting, planning and measuring of Performance. SS506 : Part 3 enable a single OSH management requirement satisfying both the OHSAS 18001 and the Code of practice as well as audit requirements for certification for the chemical industry.

How We Can Help

Step 1: Developing & Implementation of OSH Management System

ISRC consultants will work together with your key personnel in identifying critical process operation risks and develop an effective system to manage them. We provide the expert knowledge to advise, develop, review and improve OHSMS so that the system can be integrated into your existing processes and procedures. This cohesive system will operate to the benefits of your organization and meet the requirements of the OHSMS SS 506: Part 3 standard. There are 4 phases in each project :

  • Phase 1 : Gap Analysis to understand the current status
  • Phase 2 : Design and Development of OHSMS Manual & Procedures
  • Phase 3: Implementation of OHSMS
  • Phase 4: Internal Audit and Management Review


Step 2: Preparation for Mandatory Audit / Certification Audit

ISRC consultants will advise your organisation in getting ready for mandatory/ certification audit, and assist you through the complete certification process. Our consultants will provide your organisation with the necessary support and advice during the 3rd Party Audits.


Lead to SS 506 Certification or OHSAS 18001 Certification
Pathway to archive bizSAFE STAR