MBI’s Commitment to Safety

The Mechanobiology Institute is committed to the safety and health of every person working at MBI. Occupational Health and Safety, located in the T-Lab building, has the ultimate goal of providing a safe working and learning environment for all.

The Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) Safety Committee aims to promote, maintain, and enhance a safe and healthy working environment that is conducive for research and collaboration. The committee has the responsibility to help to implement safety policies, management system, and comprises of representatives from all the various groups working within the Institute.

The Mechanobiology Institute has a commitment to safety

MBI is committed to the safety and health of every person working in the Institute. This responsibility extends to all staff, students, research partners, contractors and other visitors to the Institute.

The MBI safety and health (S & H) policies are as follows:

  1. MBI prevents and minimizes the occurrence of injury & ill-health through proactive hazards identification, risk assessment and implementation of risk control measures.
  2. MBI takes all reasonable efforts and measures to achieve and maintain compliance with the applicable national S & H legislations, NUS S & H policy, directives, and good practices.
  3. MBI ensures that all S & H matters are communicated to all persons working under the control of the Institute with the intent that they are aware of their individual S & H obligations.
  4. MBI maintains sufficient resources for the implementation of its S & H management system. This S & H management system will be subjected to periodic review for continual improvement of its management and performance.
  5. MBI is committed towards building a positive S & H culture.

MBI Safety Committee

Assoc Prof Pakorn (Tony) Kanchanawong, Chairman
Prof Yan Jie, Co-Chairman
Tan Bee Leng, MBI Safety Coordinator
Tan Song Hui, MBI Deputy Safety Coordinator

Huang Cheng-Kuang
Chew Ti Weng
Guttula Durgarao
Ratna Prasuna Vogirala
Thiagarajan Visalatchi
Parisa Zangoui Nejad Chahkootahi
Anushya Hariharan
Sam Barnett
Veena Venugopal
Lim Kok Hwee Isaac
Sivakumar Maniam
Ong Tien Yin Moshi

Liang Mui Yee, Rosa Cynthia
Gianluca Grenci
Chen Hongying
Andrew Wong Ming-Shang

Lim Beng Meng, Christine
Wong Kwan Pooi June
Mak Kah Jun
Jegan Vishnuwardhana Shanmugarajah
Paramasivam Kathirvel
Melanie Lee Wei Ting
Latha Krishnarajpet Shiva
Manuel Santiago Manalad

NUS Safety & Health Award (NUSSHA) 2017

MBI participated in NUS Safety and Health Award (NUSSHA) 2016, further implemented and continuously improved the MBI Safety and Health Management System and won the Commitment Award in 2017.

MBI Co-Director, Prof Paul Thomas Matsudaira representing MBI to receive the award from Vice President (Campus Infrastructure), Prof Yong Kwet Yew

TAN Bee Leng

Senior Laboratory Executive, MBI Safety Coordinator

TAN, Song Hui

Laboratory Executive, Deputy Safety Coordinator


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Mechanobiology Institute,
National University
of Singapore
Level 5 T-Lab
National University
of Singapore
5A Engineering Drive 1
Singapore 117411

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