National Cancer Centre of Singapore Pte Ltd

Executive (Research Safety)

Job Category:  Research
Posting Date:  09-Mar-2023

Reporting to the Ops Manager, the Safety Executive is responsible for Safety in NCCS's Research Division.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

(A) SPECIFIC (70%)

1. Safety

  • Manage safety audits like WSH inspections, JCI, MOHH & external audits
  • Manage Hazardous Substances / Explosive Precursors
  • Manage Safety equipment like FSC, Corrosive cabinets, Safety cabinets, First Aid Kit, Emergency Showers, Eye Wash Stations
  • Manage disposal of chemical waste, radioactive waste 
  • Conduct Safety course for new hires
  • Trainer for centre-wide mask fitting
  • Respond to emergency calls for lab incidents like sharps injuries, falls, etc

2. Administration 

  • Keep records of inventory for safety office consumables 
  • RFQ from vendors for purchase of safety equipment
  • Provide Input & Coordinate for Risk Assessment documents 
  • Update Safety Policies
  • Manage safety related incident reports
  • Manage TLDs, GM counter
  • Support application for EP, HS, N2, N3, R1, L3 - L6 licences
  • Liaison with MOM, NEA, SCDF, SPF
  • Secretariat duties for RBC 
  • Member of WSH, Radiation Committee, ICLO, CBT, DORS 
  • Attend safety related meetings

3. Training

  • Conduct safety course for new hires
  • Conduct orientation to new hires for Biohazard 

(B) GENERAL (10 %) Other departmental administrative duties.    

  • Ad hoc duties as assigned by the Supervisor or HOD 
  • Examples: Contact Tracing & HDS

(C) Other Duties (20%) 

  • Logistics support for moving equipment to new building
  • Facilitate equipment procurement & disposal of old equipment
  • Decommissioning of old labs
  • Management of waste disposal

Key Requirements:


  • Technology/Science-related diploma/Engineering degree; OR
  • Degree in Workplace Safety and Health
  • At least 2 years' experience in Workplace Safety and Health related roles
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel & Power Point