Singapore :: Powers of the inspectorate

A health and safety inspector has, amongst others, the following powers:  to enter, inspect and examine a workplace at any time; to inspect and examine any machinery, equipment or installations; to inspect, examine and make a copy of records, certificates, notice and other documents; to examine and inquire into matters in order to determine whether legal provisions are being complied with; to take samples of materials or substances for testing or analysis;  to evaluate the level of noise, lighting, temperature or hazardous substances in the workplace and the exposure levels of workers; to take photographs or video recordings;  to require any person in the workplace to produce proof of the their identity …

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