This course introduces the principles of Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental (QHSE) Management Systems and how the three (3) respective standards of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 can be implemented.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Have a better understanding of the standards and terminology used
Understand how the process for implementation of the standards works
Understand your own specific role and responsibilities as well as other members of your team
Be familiar with tools and techniques for detecting and solving problems revealed during site inspections and audits
Be able to prepare for and assist with an independent certification assessment and surveillance visits
Develop a culture for continuous improvement within the organization
Who Should Attend?
Directors, Senior Management with responsibilities for implementation or maintenance of ISO and OHSAS standards, Heads of Departments including Quality, Health & Safety and Environment Managers who wish to see how all three standards operate together, Section Heads and Supervisors who wish to complement both their understanding of the ‘bigger picture’ of their organisation and its context, and their ability to lead QHSE teams.
Background to the Standards and the Benefits
When did they first originate?
Why were they considered necessary?
The benefits associated with each standard
Individual and integrated systems
Pros and cons for implementation
The standards clauses
Implementation of the Management Systems
How do you start?
Key stages of implementation
Objectives and requirements for the project
Establishing processes, documents and resources specific to the project
Review of the requirements related to the project and ensuring that the organization has the ability to meet the defined requirements
Results of the review and actions arising from the review
The Roles and Responsibilities of the Individuals Concerned
Who does what?
Quality roles and responsibilities
Health & Safety roles and responsibilities
Environmental roles and responsibilities
Combined roles and responsibilities
Tools and Techniques for Identifying and Resolving Issues
Verification, validation, monitoring, measurement, inspection and test activities specific to the project and the criteria for project acceptance
Records needed to provide evidence that the realization processes and resulting project meet requirements
Review of contents of course manual
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