Basically, SHASSIC assessment is divided into 3 (three) different components namely, document check; work site inspection and employee interview.

Document check

Checking of OSH-related documents and records will enable the assessor to determine the compliances of the establishment of safety and health programmes and activities. There are 63 questionnaires identified for this component check and is listed out.

Site/ workplace inspection

There are 62 items identified for inspection for this component. Workplace inspection shall be carried out at 5 (five) highly risk areas within a site. These locations will be determined by the SHASSIC assessor. The assessor may also discuss with the principal contractor prior to selection of these high risk areas for assessment.

This assessment shall provide the assessor with the valuable visual comparison evidence on the OSH programs implemented, enforced and practiced at site/ workplace.

Employees interview

Employees shall be randomly selected from all levels and occupation so that they could be interviewed by the assessor using established standard questionnaire. There are 48 questions for this component.

The employees in this component are categorised into 3 (three) categories. The numbers of employee from each category to be interviewed are as follows:

  • Category ‘A' - 1 (one) employee from management personnel;
  • Category ‘B' - 3 (three) employee from safety and health personnel or OSH Committee members and/or combination of both; and
  • Category ‘C' - 10 (ten) workers from various trades/skills.