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More stringent safety requirements and new measures in Government construction tenders

For companies participating in Government Procurement Entities’ (GPEs) construction and construction-related tenders.

More details will be announced after further consultation.
Possible safety requirements and new measures may include:

  • Establishing a set of harmonised workplace safety and health (WSH) criteria for public construction and construction-related projects such as to extend the Safety Disqualification Framework to ensure that only contractors with a minimum safety performance can participate in tenders.​
  • Requiring a minimum safety weightage for tender evaluation of public construction and construction related projects.​
  • Introducing additional WSH requirements for public construction projects above a certain Estimated Procurement Value​
  • Introducing a WSH bonus scheme to incentivise good safety performance.