OSH Management Systems and Guidelines

neboshSafety Messenger continues with the syllabus of NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health), a UK based independent examination board delivering vocational qualifications in health, safety & environmental practice and management. Safety Messenger is neither an approved trainer nor an accredited agency for NEBOSH, but those who attend the training in any accredited schools can get tips for preparing NEBOSH exam through the pages of the magazine. Arun Kumar, Director of B Tech Safety, GRAD, IOSH, MIIRSM Courses takes you to major elements in OSH management systems. This part of syllabus discusses the various aspects of Occupational Safety and Health management systems and guidelines for systematic application. Visit the following websites also: www.hse.gov.uk |www.osha.gov | http://www.iosh.co.uk| www.iso.org

ILO-OSH ‘Guidelines on Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems’ makes requirements for the voluntary application and systematic implementation of occupational safety and health (OSH)management systems. It requires:

  1. Competent institutions to be nominated in countries to formulate, implement and periodically review a coherent national policy for the establishment and promotion of OSH management systems in organizations.
  2. Tailored guidelines, reflecting the aims of the ILO guidelines and be designed to reflect the national requirements and have consideration for the
    specific needs of organizations.

(Subscribe to get the full part of this NEBOSH Syllabus in the January Issue of Safety Messenger Magazine)

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