With the reduction in new cases and increased measure of controls proving effective, within Singapore, it has been announced that more people would be allowed to return to their respective workplace. Safe management measures are to remain in place and employers are encouraged to implement measures such as flexible working hours and staggered reporting times.

The Ministry of Manpower encourages Work-from-home measures to be implemented in a sustainable manner that enables employees to maintain work-life harmony while continuing to meet business needs. All these requirements will be effective from 28 September 2020 and are meant for general workplace settings.


5 Things ALL Employers and Employee Must Know

To minimise the risk of widespread re-emergence of COVID-19 in the community, the tripartite partners (MOM, SNEF and NTUC) have introduced enhanced safe management practices at workplaces. Effective implementation of these measures will help to avoid the need to restore tight restrictive measures.

1) Work-From-Home remains as default
Employees who are able to work from home may return to the workplace to better support work and business operations. Nonetheless, Work-from-home remains the default mode of working and is to be encouraged when possible.

2) Special attention to vulnerable employees
Companies are to pay special attention to vulnerable employees (e.g. persons who are aged 60 and above, immunocompromised or have concurrent medical conditions etc). Companies can arrange for work-from-home schedules or temporarily redeploying them to another role within the company etc.

3) No More than 50% Employee in Office
Employers must ensure that such employees continue to work from home for at least half their working time, and no more than half of such employees are at the workplace at any point in time.

4) Companies MUST Review Work Process
Employers must review work processes, provide the necessary IT equipment to employees and adopt solutions that enable remote working and online collaboration. Employers are encouraged to leverage technology to ensure business continuity and safe management.

5) Virtual Meetings Over Physical Meetings
Companies are to continue conducting virtual meetings as much as possible. Physical meetings between employees and with suppliers / contractors should be minimised.


PureSys continued commitment to service

As Essential Services, PureSys shall continue to serve our customers in a timely and orderly fashion, as we had, during the previous lockdown restrictions. The company’s key focus is and will always be on safety, for both our staff and our partners. As such, with the exception of Logistics & QC, all other departments will function on a split team basis with staggered work hours and 2-3 working days on WFH arrangements weekly.

Our office facilities will retain the previous set ups and restrictions as per our Phase 2 practices. View the guidelines and initiatives we took in Phase 2 here. As we settle in for the long haul, in anticipation of a vaccine, we must continue to do our part in maintaining keen vigilance - to curb the spread of the virus



DIsclaimer: This post has been adapted from Parent Company Kian Soon Mechanical Components with approval from the Marketing Manager. For more information, publication and marketing related queries, please direct your email to: kaixuan.sze@bufab.com


About Bufab / Kian Soon Mechanical Components

Bufab AB (publ), is a trading company that offers its customers a full-service solution as Supply Chain Partner for sourcing, quality control and logistics for C-Parts. The company has operations in over 25 countries.

Kian Soon Mechanical Components was founded in 1977 and is one of the leading distributors of C parts in South-East Asia. Aside from their head office in Singapore, the company also has subsidiaries in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand. The company was acquired by Bufab in 2017.


About PureSys

PureSys Pte. Ltd. (“PureSys”) specializes in mechanisms that ensure the integrity of ultra-pure fluids with the best-in-class transfer systems. The company was incorporated in 2012 as a response to the market demands for the preservation of fluid integrity within various systems through the reduced risk of corruption at any point during the transport and transfer process.

Their product line includes tubes, hoses, fittings, connections, filters, clamps and as of Q4 2019, tube sets and assemblies. Focusing on industries such as biomedical, pharmaceutical, chemicals, water treatment, food and beverage sectors.