4.5.1 Performance measurement and monitoring

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4.5 Checking 4.5.1 Performance measurement and monitoring The organization shall establish, implement and maintain a procedure(s) to monitor and measure OH&S performance on a regular basis. This procedure(s) shall provide for: a) Both qualitative and quantitative measures, appropriate to the needs of the organization; b) Monitoring of the extent to which the organization’s OH&S objectives […]

4.4.7 Emergency preparedness and response

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4.4.7 Emergency preparedness and response The organization shall establish, implement and maintain procedure(s): a) To identify the potential for emergency situations; b) To respond to such emergency situations. The organization shall response to actual emergency situations and prevent or mitigate associated adverse OH&S consequences. In planning its emergency response the organization shall take account of […]

4.4.6 Operational Control

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4.4.6 Operational Control The organization shall determine those operations and activities that are associated with the identified hazard(s) where the implementation of controls is necessary to manage the OH&S risk(s). This shall include the management of change (see 4.3.1) For those operations and activities, the organization shall implement and maintain: a) Operational controls, as applicable […]

4.4.5 Control of documents

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4.4.5 Control of documents Documents required by the OH&S management system and by this OH&S Standard shall be controlled, records are a special type of document and shall be controlled in accordance with the requirements given in 4.5.4 The organization shall establish, implement and maintain a procedure(s) to: a) Approve documents for as adequacy prior […]

4.4.4 Documentation

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4.4.4 Documentation The OH&S management system documentation shall include: a) the OH&S policy and objectives; b) description of the scope of the OH&S management system. c) description of the main elements of the OH&S management system and their interaction, and reference to related document. d) Documents, including records, required by this OHSAS Standards; and e) […]

4.4.3.2 Participatian and consultation

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4.4.3.2 Participatian and consultation The organization shall establish, implement and maintain a procedure(s) for: a) The participation of workers by their: • Appropriate involvement in hazard identification, risk assessment and determination of controls; • Appropriate involvement in incident investigation; • Involvement in the development and review of OH&S policies and objectives; • Consultation where there […]

4.4.3 Communication, participation and consultation 4.4.3.1 Communication

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4.4.3 Communication, participation and consultation 4.4.3.1 Communication With regard to its OH&S hazards and OH&S management system, the organization shall establish, implement and maintain a procedure(s) for: a) Internal communication among the various levels and functions of the organization; b) Communication with contractors and other visitors to the workplace; c) Receiving , documenting and responding […]

4.4.2 Competence, training and awareness

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4.4.2 Competence, training and awareness The organization shall ensure that any person (s) under its control performing tasks that can impact on OH&S is (are) competent on the basis of appropriate education, training or experience, and shall retain associated records. The organization shall identify training needs associated with its OH&S risks and its OH&S management […]

4.4 Implementation and operation 4.4.1 Resources, roles, responsibility, accountability and authority

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4.4 Implementation and operation 4.4.1 Resources, roles, responsibility, accountability and authority Top management shall take ultimate responsibility for OH&S management system. Top management shall demonstrate its commitment by: a) Ensuring the availability of resources essential to establish, implement, maintain and improve the OH&S management system; NOTE 1: Resources include human resources and specialized skills, organizational […]

4.3.3 Objectives and Programme (s)

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4.3.3 Objectives and Programme (s) The organization shall establish, implement and maintain documented OH&S objectives, at relevant functions and levels within the organization. The organization shall be measurable, where practicable, and consistent with the OH&S policy, including the commitments to the prevention of injury and ill health, to compliance with applicable legal requirements and with […]