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Occupational Safety And Health Standards (OSHS) Compliance

Knowledge of regulations and standards regarding the occupational safety and health of personnel working within an organization; ability to apply relevant regulations and standards to daily work activities.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Cites the basic concepts and principles of occupational health and safety.

Indicates different protective methods related to work activities.

Identifies OSHS regulations specifically related to own occupation.

Describes where and how to locate safety information and protective equipment or facilities.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Implements various OSHS concepts and principles into daily work.

Selects protective methods as required by particular working conditions.

Adheres to regulatory requirements when handling, storing and transporting hazardous materials.

Recognizes issues that can result in health/safety risks in different work environments.

Explains and gives examples of the benefits and drawbacks of various types of protective equipment or facilities.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Oversees compliance with OSHS regulations in various work activities and environments.

Provides insights to optimize the effectiveness of various occupational safety protection methods.

Investigates and mitigates situations with potential regulatory implications when working with hazardous materials.

Recommends preventive actions to handle potential risks that may occur in work procedures.

Coaches more junior colleagues on OSHS guidelines that will affect their daily work activities.

Coordinates all major regulatory issues regarding OSHS safety management.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Elaborates on best practices of OSHS compliance based on own experience.

Designs work procedures and guidelines to minimize occupational hazards in the workplace.

Champions the implementation of various protective methods in diverse working conditions.

Communicates with regulatory authorities on issues related to the use of hazardous materials.

Leads in updating occupational safety and health standards according to work dynamics.

Develops and champions safety protection procedures to accommodate various regulatory environments.

Interview Questions

  • Describe the protective equipment you would use for a particular type of hazardous working condition.
  • Please give a brief explanation of the occupational safety guidelines used in your previous job.
  • Tell me about your previous work experience related to occupational safety.
  • Tell me about some environmental hazards you encountered. How were these identified and resolved?
  • What did you and your organization do to comply with OSHS regulations in daily work?

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