A Strategic Framework is a logical model that sets a strategic goal and direction, shapes the collective identity of resources working towards this goal, and provides a map to guide decision-making and problem-solving relative to the IH/OEHS profession.

A Competency Framework is a structure that sets out and defines the core knowledge and skills required by an individual for effective performance in a specific area of expertise. These competency frameworks can be linked to either an assessment-based certificate program or an online self-study course.

A Technical Framework defines the core knowledge and skills required by an individual for effective performance in a specific practice or expertise. These frameworks are widely used as a resource for individuals looking to expand or refresh their knowledge or skills or the development of a new training program within an organization.

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Project Teams

  • The Role of the OEHS Professional in Emergency Preparedness and Planning Framework
  • SDS and Label Authoring Framework
  • Susceptible Worker Protection Framework
  • OEA Framework
  • Respiratory Protection Framework

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