provide appropriate resources to ensure that persons responsible for OSH, including the safety and health committee, can perform their functions properly; and (k) ensure effective arrangements for the full participation of workers and their representatives in safety and health committees, where they exist. 3.3.3. A person or persons at the senior management level should be appointed, where appropriate, with responsibility, accountability and authority for: (a) the development, implementation, periodic review and evaluation of the OSH management system; (b) periodic reporting to the senior management on the performance of the OSH management system; and (c) promoting the participation of all members of the organization. 3.4. Competence 2 and training 3.4.1. The necessary OSH competence requirements should be defined by the employer, and arrangements established and maintained to ensure that all persons are competent to carry out the safety and health aspects of their duties and responsibilities. 3.4.2. The employer should have, or should have access to, sufficient OSH competence to identify and eliminate or control work-related hazards and risks, and to implement the OSH management system. 3.4.3. Under the arrangements referred to in paragraph 3.4.1, training programmes should: (a) cover all members of the organization, as appropriate; (b) be conducted by competent persons; (c) provide effective and timely initial and refresher training at appropriate intervals; (d) include participants' evaluation of their comprehension and retention of the training; (e) be reviewed periodically. The review should include the safety and health committee, where it exists, and the training programmes, modified as necessary to ensure their relevance and effectiveness; and (f) be documented, as appropriate and according to the size and nature of activity of the organization. 3.4.4. Training should be provided to all participants at no cost and should take place during working hours, if possible. 3.5. Occupational safety and health management system documentation 3.5.1. According to the size and nature of activity of the organization, OSH management system documentation should be established and maintained, and may cover: (a) the OSH policy and objectives of the organization; 2 OSH competence includes education, work experience and training, or a combination of these.
The occupational safety and health management system in the organization 9 (b) the allocated key OSH management roles and responsibilities for the implementation of the OSH management system; (c) the significant OSH hazards/risks arising from the organization's activities, and the arrangements for their prevention and control; and (d) arrangements, procedures, instructions or other internal documents used within the framework of the OSH management system.
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