Introduction to Ohsas 18001

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Course Overview

This introduction course provides delegates with an overview of the principles behind the management of health and safety in the workplace and the requirements of BS OHSAS 18001:2007. The course introduces the requirements and benefits of health and safety management systems using the risk management assessment framework of BS OHSAS 18001:2007.

OHSAS 18001:2007 represents such an improvement that it has been adopted with no modification as a British Standard. While the clauses of the standards are identical, there is a national foreword in BS OHSAS 8001:2007.


How You Will Benefit:

  • A structured approach to health and safety management drives continual improvement through a formalized approach to the identification of legislation and hazards, the assessment of risks, the implementation of controls and the measurement of business processes.
  • Through this Introduction to BS OHSAS 18001:2007 training course, delegates will be able to identify the key benefits of a structured health and safety management system. They will also be able to identify the benefits and requirements of BS OHSAS 18001:2007 and begin to understand the implementation and certification process.

Course Methodology

  • Lecture
  • Presentation through Audio- Video
  • Case Studies
  • Desk Top Exercises
  • Group Exercise
  • Games

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for any personnel requiring an introduction to OHSAS 18001:2007, including health and safety managers/advisors, quality managers, environmental managers/advisors, integrated risk managers

Course Content

Day 1

  • Management systems
  • An overview of the BS OHSAS 18001:2007 framework
  • Benefits of the effective management of OH&S
  • Requirements of BS OHSAS 18001:2007
  • Introduction to documentation requirements
  • Overview of the next steps to certification

What’s Included?

  • Specialized manual and course materials
  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Small interactive classes