25Jun
2019
Posted: 25 Jun 2019

ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 Surveillance Audit 2019

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ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 Surveillance Audit 2019

We are pleased to announce that KB Associates Group of Companies is now certified to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018. The audit team concluded that the IMS management team responsible for its implementation and maintenance has high level of integration and able to respond to questions about the entire system. Some positive comments from the auditors: The Management and Staff interviewed were supportive and familiar with their processes The IMS Manual and Procedures has good sign-posting for ease of navigation The Training Matrix has provided good overview of Skills and Knowledge development of the Organisation Great job to the team who've answered the auditors' ...

13Jun
2019
Posted: 13 Jun 2019

Distance Learning Techniques are Not Accepted by IMCA for the Delivery of Any Diving Division IMCA-Approved Training Courses

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INDUSTRY NEWS IMCA has issued an information note (IMCA D 06/19) that 'Distance Learning Techniques are Not Accepted by IMCA for the Delivery of Any Diving Division IMCA-Approved Training Courses'. The issurance of this circulation is due to news that IMCA Trainee Air Diving Supervisor (TADS) courses are being offered through a distance learning package, and some certificates indicating satisfactory TADS course completions have been issued to persons who have not attended and passed complete face-to-face classroom-taught TADS courses. Till date, IMCA has not approved, and does not approve, any distance learning training being the sole mode of study for any IMCA-approved ...

12Jun
2019
Posted: 12 Jun 2019

IMCA Introduces a NEW EXAM PROTOCOL for Diving Supervisors & Life Support Technicians

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IMCA Introduces a NEW EXAM PROTOCOL for Diving Supervisors & Life Support Technicians

INDUSTRY NEWS With effect from 1st May 2019, IMCA has introduced a new exam protocol for Diving Supervisors and Life Support Technicians (IMCA Information Note D 05/19).  As safety critical positions, it is essential that candidates are able to demonstrate convincingly that they have the necessary aptitude, knowledge and skills to fulfil these roles. In brief, exam applicants will only be allowed to sit the examination for a maximum of three (3) times.  Upon failing at the 3rd attempt, the candidate will have to wait for a period of two (2) years before being allowed to re-enter the qualification scheme. ...

21Feb
2019
Posted: 21 Feb 2019

‘KBAT Diver Medic’ App is now available

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‘KBAT Diver Medic’ App is now available

      Maintain competence by learning anytime, anywhere at your fingertips. Singapore, 21 February 2019, Thursday – Safety Consultancy and Training Provider, KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd (KBAT), is proud to announce the launch of its first mobile application ‘KBAT Diver Medic’ and it is now available. The Diver Medic Continuous Personal Development mobile application (DMT App), is developed with the aim to help diver medics (DMTs) maintain their competence. With insufficient practice, medical skills will fade overtime. Thus, it is crucial to stay current. This purpose-built application will allow DMTs to keep updated of the latest ...

12Feb
2019
Posted: 12 Feb 2019

MDIS - Leeds Beckett University Graduation Ceremony 2019

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MDIS - Leeds Beckett University Graduation Ceremony 2019

   Singapore, 12 February 2019, Tuesday – Darren Brunton, Managing Director of KB Associates Pte Ltd (KBA) group of companies was Guest of Honour at the MDIS-Leeds Beckett University (LBU) Graduation ceremony 2019 in Singapore. On 2 February 2019, KBA’s Managing Director, Darren Brunton was invited by the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) to attend the graduation ceremony as Chair of IOSH’s Singapore Branch. Over 90 graduands from the (BSc (Hons) Safety, Health and Environmental Management degree course and 150 guests attended the ceremony at the Stamford Ballroom, Raffles City Convention Centre.  In Darren’s speech, he inspired graduands to ...