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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and safetyHow health & safety management systems work & what they look likeElement 2
Element 2:2How health & safety management systems work & what they look likeElement 2: Table of Contents2.0 Learning outcomes and assessment criteria32.1 What they are and the benefits they bring4ILO-OSH - Guidelines on OSHMS.............................................................................................5ISO 45001:2018 ‘Occupational Health and Safety Management System Requirements withGuidance for Use’...........................................................................................................10The benefits of having a formal/certified health and safety management system..................162.2 What good health and safety management systems look like17Statement of General Policy.....................................................................................................17Organisation – roles and responsibilities..................................................................................19Arrangements – making it work................................................................................................22Review of health and safety policy – keeping it current...........................................................24Health and safety objectives....................................................................................................25
Element 2:3How health & safety management systems work & what they look like2.0 Learning outcomes and assessment criteriaThe learner should be able to:zWork within a health and safety management system, recognising what effective generalpolicy, organisation and arrangements should look like.2.1Givean overview of the elements of a health and safety management system and thebenefits of having a formal / certified system2.2Discussthe main ingredients of health and safety management systems that make iteffective – policy, responsibilities, arrangements.
Element 2:4How health & safety management systems work & what they look like2.1 What they are and the benefits they bringHealth and safety is managed in the same way as any other aspect of business. Managementcontrol is typically exerted through a cycle of Planning, Doing, Checking and Acting (PDCA).Check:monitor and measureprocesses against health and safetypolicy, objectives, legal and otherrequirements, report the results.Act:take actions tocontinually improvehealth and safetyperformance.Do:implementthe process.Plan:establish the objectives andprocesses necessary to deliverresults in accordance withthe organisation’s healthand safety policy.DoCheckActPlanFigure 2.1: The PDCA cycleThere are a number of recognised health and safety management systems, notably:ILO-OSH 2001(ILO) Guidelines on Occupational Safety and Health ManagementSystems.ISO 45001 (2018)Occupational Health and Safety ManagementSystem Requirements with Guidance for UseThese essentially follow a continual improvement cycle in accordance with the principles ofplanning, doing, checking and acting.The IG syllabus requires an understanding of the key elements of ILO-OSH 2001 and ISO45001 which are outlined in the following table.
Element 2:5How health & safety management systems work & what they look likeILO-OSH (2001)ISO 45001 (2018)PolicyOrganisingPlanPlanningPlanning and implementingDoSupport and operationsEvaluationAuditingCheckPerformance evaluationAction for improvementActImprovementTable 2.1: An overview of the key elements of ILO-OSH and ISO 45001ILO-OSH - Guidelines on OSHMS

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