More than 300 Facilities Management practitioners and stakeholders across diverse industries from Construction, Marine, Oil & Gas to Healthcare, Hospitality and Real Estate attended the WSH Forum for Facilities Management Sector 2017 on 6 October 2017. Organised by WSH Council and MOM, the forum provided participants with insights on the various safety and health issues that are critical to the smooth running and management of their premises. From case study sharing, best practices to fire safety and security, the forum raised critical awareness of WSH issues so that premise operators have a better understanding of their roles and responsibilities as well as the know-how to implement appropriate preventive measures.
The forum also featured an interactive panel discussion moderated by WSHC (Facilities Management) Workgroup Chairman, Mr Daniel T’ng. Questions posed by participants were candid and ranged from ground issues like inspection frequencies of safety equipment to management concerns of embracing Vision Zero against business productivity and profit. Participants feedback that the forum was useful in raising WSH awareness and highlighted the importance of such platforms for industry to be updated regularly of WSH developments and best practices.
The forum was part of the Architectural & Building Services Exhibition organised by the Conference & Exhibition Management Services (CEMS). The 3-day expo at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre from 4th to 6th October 2017 for the building, construction and facilities management industry saw the congregation of 6 trade exhibitions under one roof.