Foundation Course for OHSAS 18001

Course Summary

This course assists delegates to learn about the best practices for implementing and managing an Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSMS) as specified in OHSAS 18001:2007. This training also helps to understand how OHSAS 18001 relate with other management systems. The participants learn different components of an   , including the   policy, procedures, measuring performance, management’s commitment, internal audit, management review and Continual improvement.

Course Objective
  • To understand the implementation of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System in accordance with OHSAS18001
  • To understand the relationship between an Occupational Health and Safety Management System, including hazard assessment & management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To know the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage an Occupational Health and Safety Management System
  • To acquire the necessary knowledge to contribute in implementing an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) as specified in OHSAS 1800
Course Outline
  • Presentation of the standards of the OHSAS family of standards
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Fundamental principles in Occupational Health & Safety
  • General requirements: presentation of OHSAS 18001 clause-by-clause
  • Implementation phases of the OHSAS 18001 framework
  • Continual improvement of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Development of a training & awareness program and communication about the occupational health and safety
  • Operational control
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Operational management of an OHSMS
  • Conducting an OHSAS 18001 certification audit
  • OHSAS 18001 Foundation exam