Qualifying Workplace Injury Rates for WSH Performance Awards and SHARP

11 Apr 2023 Announcements

The WSH Council has finalised the injury indicators that will be used to assess applications for the WSH Performance Awards and Safety and Health Award Recognition for Projects (SHARP), as part of WSH Awards 2023.

Please refer to the table below:
Industry Injury Rate 
(per 100,000 workers)
50% of 
Industry Injury Rate 
(per 100,000 workers)*
12.5% of 
Industry Injury Rate 
(per 100,000 workers)**
 491 246  62
 488 244 61
 613 307 77
Other sectors
 283 142 36
* WSH Performance Awards applicants must attain a company injury rate lower than 50% of industry injury rate.
** SHARP applicants must attain a project or worksite injury rate lower than 12.5% of the industry injury rate.  

The injury rates are based on workplace fatal and non-fatal (major and minor) injuries. The minor injuries include injuries sustained by employees that resulted in four or more days of medical leave, or at least 24 hours of hospitalisation.

Alignment of minor injury to current definition (all injury including light duty) will be implemented from WSH Awards 2024 onwards.

The closing date for applications is on 26 April 2023.  Please ensure that all supporting documents are uploaded to OneDrive by this date.

For more details about the Awards’ criteria, please visit www.wshc.sg/wshawards.