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BS OHSAS 18001 sets out the minimum requirements for occupational health and safety management best practice. The Introduction to BS OHSAS 18001 course looks at how to achieve the highest standards in the working environment and understand legislation around occupational health and safety. It looks at how to achieve operationally excellence and better meet stakeholder expectations through BS OHSAS 18001, outlining what it takes to put a robust health and safety management framework in place.
Please note: Upon publication of ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001 will be withdrawn effective as 2021 and there will be a three-year period of migration allowed for organizations already certified to OHSAS 18001 to upgrade their OH&S management system.
What Do Participants Learn?
This course aims to provide attendees who have an existing basic knowledge of, or experience in, Health & Safety management with an understanding of the management systems approach and the requirements of BS OHSAS 18001:2007, and to provide a basis for attendees who wish to go on to complete IRCA-certified SMS auditor training courses.
Explain the purpose and benefits of an Occupational Health & Safety Management System and the relative legislative framework relevant to an OHSAS Management System;
Explain the specific Health & Safety management related requirements of BS OHSAS 18001:2007 in managing health and safety risks resulting from its business operations;
Outline the concept of and approaches to OH&S risk management.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who needs to gain an understanding of BS OHSAS 18001
Anyone involved in health and safety management
Health and safety managers and advisers
Quality managers, environmental managers and advisers
Integrated risk managers
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
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To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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The background and implications of health and safety management systems
Why are we using international Standards?
The Background - The ISO Standards Explained
The Background - Basic Principles and Methodologies
An overview of the ISO 45001 / BS OHSAS 18001 framework
An Overview - Turtle Diagrams
Benefits of managing your own health and safety system
The BS OHSAS 18001 standard: Requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Management System
ISO 45001 Requirements
The process of managing legislation and binding legislation
Managing Legislation – Course of action
The risk assessment report and interface with ISO 45001 / BS OHSAS 18001
Verification criteria for legislative and regulatory compliance / periodic compliance assessment
The Risk Assessment
Identification of Non Conformities (NC)
Establishing the requirements of certification and how to implement these
The next steps towards BS OHSAS 18001 certification