CHAPTER 9: COMPETENCE AND AWARENESS (ISO 45001:2018, CLAUSE 7.2)
9.1 Understanding competence (ISO 45001:2018, Clause 7.2)
An individual is considered competent if they are adequately qualified, suitably trained and have sufficient experience to perform the assigned task, correctly and safely. This may include not just knowledge, training, skills and attitude, but also the physical and psychosocial traits necessary for performance of a particular task.
Some examples of competence are:
•An individual responsible for carrying out OHSMS responsibilities would be considered competent if they are:
(i) Qualified because of that person's knowledge, training and experience to do the assigned work in a manner that ensures the health and safety of every ...
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