HSSE training for IBTE PLM students concludes

National 1 minute, 24 seconds


THE observation session on the teaching of Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Module for students of the Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) Mechanical Campus in Kg Tungku came to an end yesterday.

Beginning on April 6, the programme saw the participation of 211 students from Industrial Skills Qualification (ISQ) Fifth Cohort Group. They are students of the ISQ Welding, ISQ Scaffolding, ISQ Riggers, ISQ Market Fitter, ISQ Industrial Blaster Painter, and ISQ Heavy Vehicle Driver programmes.

This programme, which is known as the Construction Health Safety Environment (HSE) Network (CHSEN) observation, is a joint collaboration between IBTE and the industry. The objectives are to help improve teachers’ knowledge and students’ awareness in the area of health, safety, security and environment; to help improve quality of teaching and learning; and to help improve teachers’ competency.

The first group of students sat for the session titled “Legal Duties of Safety” delivered by Zaharuddin Hj Abdul Rahman, an instructor at IBTE Mechanical Campus, while the other group attended “Process Safety” session by Wedy Nurul Suzuna Luon, who is also an instructor at IBTE Mechanical Campus.

Also in attendance to observe the session, respectively, was Hj Mohd Tarif Hj Wahab, advisor of Health Safety Environment at PETROKON Utama Sdn Bhd (Petrokon) and Md Azman Ahmad, Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Coordinator at Baker Hughes.

Zaharuddin said it is important for the students to have good understanding about HSSE and Workplace & Safety Health Order 2009 before they go to work.

“They need to have this fundamental knowledge on health, safety, security and environment as well as the basic of hazards and how to do risk assesment while at work,” said Zaharuddin.

The Brunei Times