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This Technical measures document refers to issues surrounding training and how it can be used to minimise the foreseeable risks of a major accident.

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The relevant Level 2 Criteria are (38) j and

General principles

The following aspects should be considered with respect to Training:

The following issues may contribute towards a major accident or hazard:

Contributory factors for an assessor to consider concerning all aspects of training

The Safety Report should address the following points:

Specific training details

The following groups below are likely to require specific types of training courses, which are summarised below under each group sub-heading.

Specific training details that are required by decision-makers and managers include:

Specific training details that are required by responsible persons include:

Specific training details that are required by safety professionals include:

Specific training details that are required by process operational staff, contractors, maintenance staff and quality control staff include:

Major hazards

Major hazards could arise from the following:

Guidance relating to training

The following HSE publications can be used as guidance material relating to safety issues surrounding training:

Further reading material

The following publications are useful references when referring to the training requirements for specific tasks:

The following British Standard is a useful reference for quality assurance issues surrounding essential maintenance training:

Case studies illustrating the importance of training