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Document ID (ISN)112588
CIS number 12-0107
Year 2011
Convention or series no. Direction 08.5
Title Setting standards in health and safety
Bibliographic information Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, The Grange, Highfield Drive, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1NN, United Kingdom, Feb. 2011. 17p. 9 ref.
Internet access Setting_standards_in_health_and_safety_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract This guide aims to help raise safety and health performance across all levels and sectors of employment by outlining the competences that staff need, and how these can be developed. Topics addressed: what constitutes competence; setting levels of competence in safety and health; training; who needs training; developing and maintaining competence. Appendices include: the qualifications and credit framework; how the different qualification levels relate to each other; case study of competence in safety and health at a nuclear power utility in the United Kingdom.safety
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; experience; safety and health personnel; qualifications
Descriptors (secondary) safety guides; nuclear power stations; case study
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information
Workplace health promotion