Overview

The recent spate of electrical incidents which resulted in the loss of lives and properties is causing great concerns to the public, regulatory agencies, and practitioners. Join us at our first electrical safety symposium, where speakers from regulatory authorities, practicing professionals, and academia will share their insights and best practices to prevent electrical injuries and electrical fire hazards.

This symposium is organised by Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) jointly with Energy Market Authority (EMA), Ministry of Manpower (MOM), National Fire And Emergency Preparedness Council (NFEC) and IET Singapore Local Network.



This symposium is proudly sponsored by Hioki Singapore Pte. Ltd. and Dehn Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. 

Teaching Team

What You’ll Learn

The goal of this seminar is to bring together all electrical industry professionals in an open dialogue together with industry speakers who will share insights and expertise focusing on highlighting the best practices to prevent electrical hazards injuries and fire hazards.

Here are the key topics that will be covered at this full-day symposium:
  • Electrical Safety: Everyone Has a Part to Play
  • Regulatory Framework and Sharing of Electrical Incidents at Consumers’ Installations
  • Electrical Safety at the Workplace – Watt We Need to Know
  • Arc Flash and Arc Blast Hazards
  • Case Study of a Catastrophic Failure of Dry Type Transformer
  • Fire Safety in Singapore: Overview and Role of NFEC
  • Electrical Fire and Explosion Hazards – with Case Studies
  • ABCs of Li-ion Battery Fires
  • Electrical Fire Hazards
  • PPE for Arc Flash Protection

    Who Should Attend

    All licensed electrical workers (LEWs), facility & maintenance professionals, electrical engineers, electrical contractors, safety managers.

    Continuing Professional Development

    This symposium is eligible for the following continuing professional development units:
    • 5 PDUs points awarded by PEB Singapore
    • 7 PDUs points awarded by SCEM
    • 6 SDUs points awarded by SISO

    Schedule

    Morning Session:

    Time Topic Speaker
    9:00 am Registration
    9:35 am Welcome and Opening Remarks Mr. Bernard Nee Seng Soon, Vice President (Industry & Community Group),
    Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)
     
    9:40 am Keynote Address – Electrical Safety: Everyone has a Part to Play       Er. Kng Meng Hwee, Deputy Chief Executive (Regulations), Energy Market Authority (EMA)
    10:00 am Regulatory Framework and Sharing of Electrical Incidents at Consumers’ Installations Er. Yeo Cheng Hee, Director (Inspectorate Department), Energy Market Authority (EMA)
    10:30 am  Tea Break
    10:45 am Electrical Safety at the Workplace – Watt We Need to Know Mr. Eric Tan, Principal Specialist (Inspectorate Specialist Group), Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
    11:15 am Arc Flash and Arc Blast Hazards Dr. Er. Lock Kai Sang, Professor (Engineering) and Head, Energy Efficiency Technology Centre (EETC), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)
    11:45 am Case Study of a Catastrophic Failure of Dry Type Transformer  Er. Lee Wai Meng, Director, ON Engineers
    12:00 pm Panel Discussion 1 Morning Session Speakers with Mr. Viktor Dancza (Deputy Chairman, IET Singapore)
    Moderator: Dr. Lee Kwee Hiong, Associate Professor (Engineering), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)
    12:30 pm Lunch & Networking

    Afternoon Session:

    Time Topic Speaker
    2:00 pm Keynote Address – Fire Safety in Singapore: Overview and Roles of NFEC
     
    Mr. John Wu, Vice Chairman, National Fire And Emergency Preparedness Council (NFEC)
     
    2:30 pm Electrical Fire and Explosion Hazards – with Case Studies Mr. Md Faizal Mazlan, Major, Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)
    3:00 pm ABCs of Li-ion Battery Fires Dr. Chiam Sing Yang, Director, Singapore Battery Consortium
    3:30 pm Electrical Fire Hazards Dr. Er. Lock Kai Sang, Professor (Engineering), and Head, Energy Efficiency Technology Centre (EETC), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)
    4:00 pm Tea Break
    4:15 pm PPE for Arc Flash Protection Mr. Wong Wai Hong, Technical Sales Manager, DEHN (SEA) Pte. Ltd.
    4:30 pm Panel Discussion 2 Afternoon Session Speakers with Er. Andy Goh, (UK Chartered Engineer, SJ Thames) and Er. Lim Say Leong (Technical Director, Sunlight Electrical and Chint Global International Pte Ltd.)
    Moderator: Mr. Tan Teck Lee, Chairman, IET Singapore
     
    5:00 pm Closing Remarks  Dr. Tseng King Jet, Professor and Programme Director (Engineering), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)
     
    The programme may be subject to change.

    Fees

    Category Fee
    Symposium Admission $107.00 (inclusive of GST)

    Physical admission is strictly by pre-registration only. 
    Figures are before GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies
    SIT reserves the right to make changes to published event information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.
     

    Key Info

    Venue SIT@Dover, Ho Bee Auditorium, 10 Dover Drive, Singapore 138683
    Time 09:30 AM to 05:10 PM
    Date 04 Jan 2023 (Wed)
    Register Before: 07 Dec 2022
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