The WSH Committee deals with workplace safety and health matters, in particular in regard the architectural profession in a construction industry context.
A key topic for SIA in WSH is 'design-for-safety' ("DfS", aka 'safety-through-design'). In 2012 SIA joined IES, ACES, REDAS, SCAL, SIB, SISV & SPM as a join signatory to the CIJC:Pledge for DfS, as a public commitment to the promotion of DfS in the construction industry. The DfS objectives for the committee are as follows;
The WSH Committee's undertakes active participation in the Design-for-Safety Sub-Committee to the WSH (Construction & Landscape) Committee under the WSH Council. The Committee work closely and provides constructive feedback to WSH Council in promoting the adoption of acceptable practices relating to design for safety, health and welfare at work.
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WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE
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