CCPS RBPS Element 1.3 PROCESS SAFETY COMPETENCY
Developing, sustaining, and enhancing the organization’s process safety competency is one of five elements in the Commit to Process Safety Pillar (Foundational Block).
Developing and maintaining process safety competency encompasses three interrelated actions:
(1) continuously improving knowledge and competency,
(2) ensuring that appropriate information is available to people who need it, and
(3) consistently applying what has been learned.
CCPS RBPS Element 3.5 TRAINING AND PERFORMANCE ASSURANCE
Training workers and assuring their reliable performance of critical tasks is one of nine elements in the Managing Risk Pillar (Foundational Block.)
Training is practical instruction in job and task requirements and methods. It may be provided in a classroom or workplace, and its objective is to enable workers to meet some minimum initial performance standards, to maintain their proficiency, or to qualify them for promotion to a more demanding position.
Performance assurance is the means by which workers demonstrate that they have understood the training and can apply it in practical situations. Performance assurance is an ongoing process to ensure that workers meet performance standards and to identify where additional training is required.
EI PSM Element 3 EMPLOYEE SELECTION, PLACEMENT AND COMPETENCY, AND HEALTH ASSURANCE
Control of operations depends upon having competent people in position.
Management must ensure that existing and new personnel have the required competencies and are fit for work.
The following topics relate to this element: