What is a “qualified” person under Cal-OSHA?

A qualified person is a person designated by the employer; and by reason of training, experience, or instruction has demonstrated the ability to perform safely all assigned duties; and when required is properly licensed in accordance with federal, state, or local laws and regulations. Examples: · Mobile Crane & Tower Crane Operators 5006.1(a) · Scaffold Read more about What is a “qualified” person under Cal-OSHA?[…]

What is a “competent” person under Cal-OSHA?

Here is the definition of competent person from Title 8 Cal-OSHA: “Competent Person” is one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them. Here’s two definitions you should Read more about What is a “competent” person under Cal-OSHA?[…]