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Document ID (ISN)100394
CIS number 02-1206
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) GuÚrin S.
Title Mandatory qualifications for safety and health personnel
Original title Qualifications obligatoires des personnes en santÚ et sÚcuritÚ du travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Editions Tissot, BP 109, 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux cedex, France, Jan. 2001, No.6, 32p.
Abstract This practical guide discusses the requisite training to qualify for certain jobs or for carrying out certain tasks. Contents: practical and appropriate safety training; required training or information in relation to specific hazards; government administrations involved; applicable legislation; responsibilities of employers; requirements with respect to salaried and self-employed qualified persons; accreditation of occupational safety and health bodies; requirements with respect to the supervision of training programmes giving rise to qualification; European Union directives; role of public education; access to workplaces involving electrical, chemical, radiation or explosion hazards, as well as work under hyperbaric conditions; job of safety and health coordinators; specialists in transportation, loading and unloading of hazardous substances; competent persons in the nuclear industry; person responsible for evacuation in buildings receiving the public or in high-rise buildings; persons organizing safety events; first-aid workers.
Descriptors (primary) safety and health personnel; France; safety and health training; qualifications; authorization of dangerous work; approval
Descriptors (secondary) hyperbaric pressure; radiation protection; first-aid organization; dangerous substances; chemical hazards; European Communities; electricity; explosion hazards; escape organization; legal aspects
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) OSH training