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ENTO HSP4 Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information

Overview

This workforce competence is for people with a role which involves:

Users of this competence will need to ensure that practice reflects up to date information and policies.

This competence has replaced HCS_AUD15 and HCS_RP12.

Knowledge and Understanding

You need to apply:

Principles and concepts

K1. A working knowledge of effective written and verbal communication

K2. A working knowledge of electronic information, retrieval, storage and communication systems

External factors influencing effective communication systems for health and safety information

K3. A working knowledge of health and safety risk assessment, control procedures and practices, technical developments and best practice

K4. A working knowledge of proposed and new health and safety legislation, codes of practice and standards

K5. A working knowledge of health and safety promotional activities relevant to the needs of an organisation

K6. A working knowledge of health and safety statutory reporting requirements for an organisation

K7. A working knowledge of health and safety statutory information requirements for the products, services and waste of an organisation

K8. A working knowledge of health and safety standards and procedures of an organisation that are relevant to the contractors used by the organisation

Performance Criteria

You need to:

Develop and implement communication systems for health and safety information in your organisation

1. identify and evaluate proposed and new health and safety legislation, codes of practice, and standards of relevance to your organisation

2. evaluate developments in health and safety risk assessment and control procedures and practices, technical developments and best practice

3. develop and implement appropriate communication systems in your organisation for proposed and new health and safety legislation, codes of practice, standards, health and safety risk assessment and control procedures and practices, technical developments and best practice

4. keep a record of all relevant health and safety information relating to input materials, goods, equipment, services and resources bought in by your organisation

5. develop and implement appropriate communication systems for relevant health and safety information relating to input materials, goods, equipment, services and resources bought in by your organisation

6. identify, evaluate and communicate, as necessary, health and safety information and comment of relevance to your organisation

Develop and implement communication systems for health and safety information within your organisation

7. develop and implement communication systems for the information resulting from the proactive and reactive monitoring and review of the health and safety performance of your organisation

8. develop and implement communication systems for the health and safety performance initiatives of your organisation

9. develop and implement communication systems for the health and safety promotion activities of your organisation

10. make sure that the health and safety culture and policy are kept in the forefront of the activities of your organisation

Develop and implement communication systems for health and safety information out of your organisation

11. make sure that the statutory reporting of the health and safety information of your organisation to the regulatory and local authorities is carried out

12. make sure that the relevant health and safety information of your organisation is communicated, where appropriate, to trade associations, voluntary bodies, interested parties and individuals

13. make sure that the relevant health and safety information of your organisation for products, services and waste is given to the relevant recipients

14. make sure that the relevant health and safety standards and procedures of your organisation are provided to contractors

Additional Information

This workforce competence has been imported unchanged from the Health and Safety National Occupational Standards, produced by ENTO March 2007.
ENTO HSP4 Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information
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