On completing this course the participant will:
– Be confident in reviewing your current health and safety management systems,
– Learn to develop effective health and safety policy with clear goals,
– Understand how to demonstrate legal and regulatory compliance,
– Begin developing the skills needed to develop, implement and monitor an OHandSMS,
– Be able to build stakeholder confidence with robust health and safety management,
– Get an overview of the auditing process.
– Introduction to health and safety issues and key principles,
– The PDCA cycle, requirements of OHSAS 18001,
– Initial Status Review (ISR), OHSMS scope and OHandS policy,
– Hazard identification, risk assessment and controls,
– Implementation of an OHSAS 18001-compliant OHSMS framework,
– How to drive efficiency and cut costs with streamlined processes,
– Raise employee awareness of OHS responsibilities,
– How to monitor and constantly improve your health and safety systems,
– Gaining competitive advantage and stakeholder recognition through health and safety commitment,
– Familiarity with the implementation process and its continual improvement,
– Preparation of relevant documentation,
– Planning, reporting safety audits and monitoring performance,
– Usage of OHSAS 18002 and implications of the new international OHandS standard ISO 45001.
Case studies and interactive individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning.
Who should attend
This course will be of interest to anyone involved in the design, development and implementation of an OHSMS including health and safety, environmental and quality managers and advisors, senior management with OHS responsibilities, line management and supervisors, safety reps and integrated risk managers. This introduction will also be of interest to health and safety auditors or anyone looking to improve their knowledge of good safety management practice and understand OHSAS 18001.