Mar 05 2021

Standards Awareness Workshop (Live Webinar event)
SS EN 131 Series on Ladders and
SS EN 13374 : 2018 Temporary edge protection systems – Product specification – Test methods

05 Mar 2021 09:00AM to 05 Mar 2021 12:30PM
Zoom Webinar

Registration Date


04 Jan 2021 12:00AM to 05 Mar 2021 12:30PM

SMF Member Fee



GS1 Member Fee



Non-Member Fee



Event Details

Event Type


Seminars and Events

Industry Group



Contact Person


Mohammed Farez


Falls from heights are the largest cause of death at workplaces in Singapore. This workshops
aims to heighten awareness on safe work at heights and provide guidance to users to meet
the safety requirements based on the SS EN131 series on ladders and SS EN 13374 on
temporary edge protection. 

In light of the changes by the European requiring the latest EN 131 to be adopted for industrial
and commercial uses, and this would impact all ladders over 3m that qualify as leaning
ladders; the Workplace Safety & Health Council has adopted the SS EN 131 as an Approved
of Practice (ACOP) in Singapore. This workshop aims to assist ladder users, occupiers,
employers, distributors and importers of ladders to better understand the requirements
prescribed in the SS EN131. Registered participants will have a glimpse of these approved
ladder products on the event day. 

Another area that needs to be urgently addressed is the edge protection systems to ensure
contractors and their employees, as well as general public, stay safe and secure. Hence, it
is important to ensure your edge protection system meets the highest standards of safety
and performance, and adheres to the SS EN 13373, which has been approved as an ACOP
in Singapore. The workshop provides an overview of the standard to increase the industry
awareness with the standard. It applies to edge protection systems for flat and inclined
surfaces and specifies the requirements for three classes of temporary edge protection.


 Understand more about SS EN 131 : 2019 and SS EN 13374 : 2018 

 Be familiar with the requirements of ladders for use in Singapore. 
 Find out the design considerations based on SS EN 13374 : 2018

Administrative Details

If you have any enquiries on the purchase of standards, please contact: 

Mr Rahman Daud
from Toppan Leefung Pte Ltd at

If you have any enquiries on the webinar, please contact: 

Mr Md Farez Office: 68263109 / Email: 

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