If I know an employee is good at his job, does that mean he’s competent?

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No. While in general the term competence denotes the ability to do something successfully or efficiently, in terms of Health & Safety it means something quite specific. For a worker to be deemed competent he is required to have the necessary, skills, qualifications and experience to perform a task safely. Without all three of these elements, he cannot be regarded as competent.

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