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9/16/2021

2021/NTI/13 - ACCREDITATION OF SAFETY AND HEALTH RELATED TRAINING COURSES IN COLLABORATION WITH BRUNEI DARUSSALAM NATIONAL ACCREDITATION COUNCIL (BDNAC)

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9/15/2021

2021/WSN/05 - SAFETY AND HEALTH PRECAUTIONS WHILE WORKING FROM HOME

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9/15/2021

2021/NTI/12 - REVISION NOTICE FOR INDUSTRY GUIDANCE NOTE 02/2020 “GUIDANCE TO WORK AT HEIGHT”

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9/14/2021

Workplace Safety and Health (First Aid) Regulations, 2021 and Workplace Safety and Health (General Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations, 2021

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA), the Authority responsible for the Workplace Safety and Health Order, 2009 is pleased to announce that His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to the enactment of the Workplace Safety and Health (First-Aid) Regulations, 2021 and the Workplace Safety and Health (General Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations, 2021.

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9/9/2021

2021/WSN/06 - SAFETY PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID FALL FROM HEIGHT

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9/9/2021

2021/IGN/08 - GUIDANCE ON THE SAFE USE AND INSTALLATION OF PORTABLE GENERATORS (LESS THAN 10KVA)

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9/9/2021

SHENA reaches Commercial Laundry Operators

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) hosted their inaugural live virtual Outreach Programme to Commercial Laundry (self-service and manned laundry) Operators on 1 September 2021.

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6/9/2021

2021/NTI/11 - ADVISORY AND GUIDANCE FOR WORKPLACES TO CURB COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19

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8/21/2021

Announcement: SHENA has implemented a WFH setup

To ensure the Health and Safety of all our stakeholders and to stop the spread of COVID-19, our physical office will be closed until further notice.<br><br>We have implemented a Working from Home (WFH) setup and all our team members will be working from home to ensure critical functions and delivery of SHENA’s services are not compromised. We have made all communications open for you to reach us accordingly.

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7/22/2021

ASEANTOM 2021: ASEAN endorses emergency preparedness protocol

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7/22/2021

ASEANTOM 2021: Negara Brunei Darussalam berhasrat sertai Kumpulan Kerja Teknikal ASEANTOM

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7/20/2021

The 8th Annual Meeting of the ASEANTOM 2021 concludes

Brunei Darussalam has successfully hosted the 8th Annual Meeting of the ASEAN Network of Regulatory Bodies on Atomic Energy (ASEANTOM) which was held from 5 to 9 July 2021, chaired by the Radiation Department at the Safety, Health, and Environment National Authority (SHENA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy. The 5-day virtual meeting was attended by 195 participants from ASEAN member states, dialogue partners from the European Commission (EC) and Republic of Korea, and international organisations such as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

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7/7/2021

ASEANTOM 2021: Shining light on importance of nuclear science and tech

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7/7/2021

ASEANTOM 2021: Meningkatkan Keupayaan ASEAN dalam tenaga Atom

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7/7/2021

SHENA issues Workplace Safety Notice to construction sites to improve work practices and ensure safety of workers

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) has released a Workplace Safety Notice (WSN) entitled &quot;GUIDANCE CONCERNING INSTALLATION OF EDGE PROTECTION AND PERIMETER GUARD-RAILING AT WORKSITES IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM&quot;

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7/7/2021

SHENA shared information on ASEANTOM 2021 at Rampai Pagi, Pilihan FM & Nasional FM

The 8th ASEANTOM Annual Meeting will be chaired by the Radiation Department at Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA), with the support of the Ministry of Energy from 5th – 9th July 2021 virtually at the International Convention Centre (ICC).

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9/6/2021

Work-related fatalities brought to the forefront

A total of 64 work-related fatalities were reported over the last eight years, according to Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) Chief Inspector of Industry Jaime Rebelo.

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9/6/2021

Khutbah Jumaat Negara Brunei Darussalam 21 Mei 2021: Berkerja dan Berwaspada

Bersempena dengan Hari Keselamatan dan Kesihatan di tempat kerja antarabangsa yang disambut pada 28 April setiap tahun, marilah kita sama-sama sentiasa mengamalkan budaya keselamatan di tempat kerja dengan mematuhi perintah keselamatan dan kesihatan tempat kerja, 2009 dan peraturan-peraturan berkaitan.

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9/6/2021

COVID-19 highlights the need for OHS services

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light, now more than ever, the need for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) services. OHS has played a key role in helping employers and employees with risk reduction and assessment, said Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, who is also Chairman and Executive Director of Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC).

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4/20/2021

Radiation Inspection and Investigation Workshop

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) has organised a 4-day workshop on Radiation Inspection and Investigation that was held starting 5th till 8th April 2021.

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4/17/2021

SHENA Safety Month 2021 Webinar Series

As part of the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority‘s (SHENA) outreach programme and in conjunction with the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021, SHENA will be organising a series of webinars in conjunction with Safety Month 2021

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4/15/2021

SHENA and Ministry of Health collaborate on outreach to religious educational institutions

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) held an awareness briefing entitled “BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY: THE SHENA STORY” to principals and heads of religious educational institutions under the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The talk was attended by around 100 participants and took place at Sekolah Ugama Arab Menengah Perempuan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha, Kampong Katok in Bandar Seri Begawan.

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4/15/2021

SHENA and PUJA collaborate to raise HSE awareness in the construction industry

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) as part of its strategy to enhance stakeholder collaboration recently engaged with Pertubuhan Ukur Jurutera &amp; Arkitek Negara Brunei Darussalam (PUJA) Academy Sdn Bhd to deliver an awareness talk entitled “Health, Safety, Environment &amp; The Construction Industry”. The briefing took place on Wednesday 24th March 2021 at the Atria Simpur Hall, Ground Floor, Public Works Department Headquarters at Jalan Lapangan Terbang Lama.

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4/15/2021

Wawancara Rampai Pagi 15 April 2021: Hari Sedunia Untuk Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Di Tempat Kerja

Hari Sedunia Untuk Keselamatan dan Kesihatan di Tempat Kerja jatuh pada 28hb April 2021 setiap tahun dan ianya adalah bertujuan bagi meningkatkan kesedaran mengenai pencegahan kemalangan di tempat kerja dan peningkatan budaya dan amalan terbaik untuk memastikan keselamatan tempat kerja.

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11/16/2020

SHENA raises Health and Safety awareness to local sawmills and downstream timber companies

SHENA in collaboration with the Forestry Department, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism held an outreach event entitled “BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY, THE SHENA STORY” on 21 October 2020 which saw the attendance of more than 40 participants from local sawmills and downstream timber companies registered with the Forestry Department at the Design and Technology (D&amp;T) building, Anggerek Desa.

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11/16/2020

Ministry of Energy hosts Dikir ceremony, religious talk and donations

The Ministry of Energy; Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) and Petroleum Authority of Brunei Darussalam held a Dikir ceremony, religious talk and donations to commemorate Maulidur Rasul, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam at the Musyawarah Hall, International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas.

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7/10/2020

SHENA hosts webinar workshop on Chemical Management and Chemical Regulatory participation

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) has successfully hosted a workshop on topics related to chemical management and chemical regulatory participation.

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9/16/2020

SHENA marks first-year anniversary by launching social media platform

Today marks the first-year anniversary of the establishment of the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA), a statutory body by the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority Order, 2018 and enforced in April 2017.

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11/9/2020

Introduction to Police Investigation Techniques Workshop for SHENA staff

Royal Brunei Police Force conducted 3-day workshop on Introduction to Police investigation techniques for the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) at Design and Technology (D&amp;T) building from 24 until 26 August 2020 attended by 25 participants from various departments in SHENA.

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8/15/2020

SHENA cautions against the unathorised use and possession of radioactive materials and radiation emitting equipment (controlled apparatus)

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) urges all relevant entities in Brunei Darussalam to apply for a radiation licence to adhere with the safety requirements of the Radiation Protection Order, 2018.

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7/16/2020

SHENA SAFETY MONTH 2020 WEBINAR

As part of the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority‘s (SHENA) outreach programme and in conjunction with the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020, SHENA will be organising a Safety Month 2020 webinar which aims to create awareness to relevant stakeholders and general public

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5/15/2020

SHENA cautions against use of uncertified lifts

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) reminds all principals, occupiers, employers and self-employed persons, of their general duties under the Workplace Safety and Health Order, 2009 to ensure the safety of their employees and other persons not employed by them is not compromised.

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5/14/2020

SHENA received donations from Brunei Shell Petroleum Co. Sdn. Bhd. and Aewon-Sherwood Protective Apparel (B) Sdn. Bhd.

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) received donations from Brunei Shell Petroleum Co. Sdn Bhd and Aewon-Sherwood Protective Apparel (B) Sdn. Bhd. for COVID-19 PPE Donation Drive in conjunction with the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020, which falls on 28 April 2020.

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5/14/2020

SHENA handover Yaseen booklets to Ministry of Energy (ME) and Petroleum Authority of Brunei Darussalam (PA)

In conjunction with the Holy month of Ramadhan and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020, which falls on 28 April 2020 as well as to support the recitation of Yaseen during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA)

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5/13/2020

SHENA organizes successful donation drive for Yaseen booklets distribution to hospitals, emergency rooms & National Isolation Centres

In conjunction with the Holy month of Ramadhan and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020, which falls on 28 April 2020 as well as to support the recitation of Yaseen during the COVID-19 pandemic

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3/5/2020

SHENA cautions on heat stress in workplace

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) cautions all principals, occupiers, employers and self-employed individuals to mitigate health risks from heat stress, especially during the fasting month, which may cause fatigue and dehydration.

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4/29/2020

COVID-19 PPE Donation Drive

In conjunction with the Holy month of Ramadhan and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020, which falls on 28 April 2020, the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) and Sukarelawan Belia will be organising a PPE donation drive for those in need

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7/4/2020

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) in Educational Institutions

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) is important in educational institutions which include primary schools, secondary schools, technical / vocational institutions and universities. Educational institutions play a crucial role in ensuring that staff and students in their care as well as visitors are protected at all times against any type of hazard.

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3/23/2020

SHENA Cautions on Grass Cutting Activities

With the recent fatality involving a person using a backpack type of grass cutting machine in which steel blades were used the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) hereby informs all principals, occupiers, employers and individuals that such back pack grass cutting machines using fixed steel blades are not permitted for use in Brunei Darussalam with immediate effect.

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3/23/2020

COVID-19 Workplace General Advisory

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) released a Note to Industry (NTI) titled ‘General Advisory for Workplace in response to COVID-19’ yesterday, to provide workplaces across Brunei with general good practices in managing the COVID-19 pandemic.

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5/3/2020

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Talk

he Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) in collaboration with Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), yesterday organized an anti-corruption talk at Design and Technology (D&amp;T) building in Anggerek Desa.

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5/3/2020

SHENA Reaches Educational Institution Leaders Nationwide

Tuesday, 3rd March 2020 – The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) held a socialization event entitled &quot;BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY, THE SHENA STORY&quot; for educational institution leaders nationwide. More than 200 educational institution leaders across Brunei Darussalam attended the event which took place at Sengkurong Sixth Form Centre.

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4/3/2020

Riadah Berbasikal Semangat Kebangsaan in conjunction with the 36th National Day

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu&#39;izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar &#39;Ali Saifuddien Sa&#39;adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on 1st March 2020 consented to participate in the &quot;Riadah Berbasikal Semangat Kebangsaan&quot; in conjunction with the 36th National Day at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar &#39;Ali Saifuddien in Bandar Seri Begawan.

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2/29/2020

Brunei Darussalam marks 36th National Day

Happy 36th National Day Brunei Darussalam!<br><br>From Authority, Management and Staff of the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA)

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2/29/2020

Make Safety Your Priority – SHENA

Due to work related fatalities within industry in 2019, SHENA as the national authority responsible for workplace safety and health, seeks the cooperation of all companies, employers and employees whilst undertaking any work activities which may have a potential to cause harm or injury to prioritise the safety and welfare of all persons concerned and to review their sites’ HSE practices and procedures.

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2/29/2020

SHENA Reminds Waste Collection Companies On WSH Order, 2009

SHENA, the national authority which regulates workplace safety, health and environment as well as radiation matters reminds all waste collection companies and those involved in the collection, transport and disposal of waste to prohibit unsafe work practices and behavior such as workers hanging onto the sides and the backs of garbage trucks while in motion

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2/29/2020

Radiation: How Much Am I Getting?

Radiation is present around us in our environment in various forms. On one end of the electromagnetic spectrum, we have modern day appliances and devices such as microwave ovens and smart phones which are emitting non-ionising radiation.

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11/22/2019

SHENA Reaches Wider Audience in Oil and Gas Industry

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 – The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) in collaboration with Brunei Shell Petroleum Sdn Bhd held a socialization event entitled &quot;BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY, THE SHENA STORY&quot;. More than 600 participants from the oil and gas industry attended the event which took place at Pusat Insani, Seria.

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11/22/2019

Industry HSE Group - an Introduction and Kick-off meeting

The Industry HSE Group comprised members from various industries and non-industries to exchange ideas and explore innovative ways to turn the challenges into opportunities.

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8/11/2019

Build a better Brunei through HSE compliance

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) held an event under the umbrella of its Outreach Programme entitled ‘Better Be Safe Than Sorry, The Shena Story’ and reached out to the construction businesses class 3, 4, 5 and 6 registered with the Ministry of Development and Authority for Building Control and Construction Industry (ABCi) who are keen to collaborate and build a better Brunei through HSE compliance.

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10/29/2019

SHENA Urges Construction Companies to Comply with Workplace Safety Health Laws

The occurrences of three fatalities in September 2019 in the construction industry in Brunei Darussalam which could have easily been prevented truly reflected the lack of responsibility on the employers’ part to ensure a safe workplace and safe systems of work for their employees.

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10/23/2019

SHENA Engages Workplace Safety and Health Officers

The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) held a forum in the Design &amp; Technology Building at Anggerek Desa, entitled WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH OFFICER FORUM which was arranged to engage workplace safety and health officers as well as HSE advisors from various organizations in Brunei. The forum aimed to advise everyone on the roles and responsibilities of WSH Officers in the workplace.

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10/23/2019

SHENA Continues to Engage Industry in Making Brunei Darussalam A Safe Place to Work and Live

As part of the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority&#39;s (SHENA) ongoing engagements with stakeholders in pursuit of its mission in making Brunei Darussalam a safe place to work and live, SHENA, the national regulator for workplace safety, health and environment as well as radiation matters, has recently conducted a number of inspections and investigations at various construction sites in Brunei Darussalam.

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8/8/2019

Hengyi hosts second public engagement

HENGYI Industries Sdn Bhd organised its second public engagement session yesterday, aiming to provide an overview and awareness on the Pulau Muara Besar Oil Refinery and Petrochemical Plant projects to the local communities in the vicinity of Serasa area.

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8/8/2019

SHENA hosts Raya gathering for stakeholders

THE Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) of the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI) hosted a Hari Raya gathering for its stakeholders at The Garden’s Veranda, Rimba Garden Central yesterday.

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8/8/2019

Make safety everyone’s priority, urges SHENA

THE Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) seeks the cooperation of all companies undertaking any construction related activities to prioritise the safety and welfare of their employees and to review their Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) practices.

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8/8/2019

SHENA BIG Forum

Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) organized a Brunei Industry Group (BIG) Forum on 25th June 2019 at the Main Theatre Hall, Prime Minister&#39;s Office Building.

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4/26/2019

Safety, Health and Environment National Authority Order 2018 promulgated

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to promulgate the Safety, Health and Environment National Authority Order 2018, which came into being on April 1, 2017.

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