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Health, Safety, And Environment (HSE) Policy Compliance

Knowledge of HSE policy; ability to implement HSE policies to ensure that provided products and services are safe for people and the environment and in compliance with legal requirements and standards.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Describes HSE policies that are applicable to the products and services in the organization.

Identifies the objectives, principles, arrangements and practices of HSE policy.

Discusses the importance and rationale of HSE policy compliance.

Attends HSE policy compliance related training or seminars.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Prepares for emergency situations according to HSE policy.

Uses safety or personal protective equipment, e.g. safety boots and protective eyewear.

Replaces hazardous materials with environmentally friendly ones where appropriate.

Completes incident report forms after detecting risks or hazards in the workplace.

Conducts risk assessments to identify hazards in the business, work areas and work processes.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Formulates health and safety plans and policies, e.g. a fire safety plan and road safety policy.

Trains employees on HSE policy compliance and measures understanding.

Determines criteria for assessing vendors which may have potential environmental impact.

Controls pollution and minimizes waste of materials, energy and water within the organization.

Designs an incident report form and reporting procedures for HSE management.

Collaborates across multiple departments to facilitate HSE management.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Imbeds HSE policy objectives into the organization's strategy and mission.

Promotes a culture in which all employees share a commitment to HSE policy compliance.

Plays a leading role in promoting HSE policy compliance best practices across the industry.

Advises HSE authorities and policymakers on ways to prevent violations of HSE related policies or guidelines.

Counsels senior practitioners on the implications of HSE policy in related industries.

Leads discussions and answers complex questions regarding historical and future HSE legal dilemmas.

Interview Questions

  • Describe the steps you take when dealing with an HSE policy related incident.
  • Describe a situation where your production or service caused a pollution hazard to the environment.
  • Give examples of how you updated the organization's working procedures according to new HSE policies.
  • What kind of health and safety protective equipment have you used to comply with HSE policies?
  • How do you establish a system to monitor HSE policy compliance?

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