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OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) is an international standard used by organisations to put in place a set of guidelines to control and minimise occupational health and safety risks. This is a one day course aiming to provide delegates with the knowledge to create and implement continuous improvement of Occupational Health and Safety in the work place. Courses in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) aim to raise your awareness of safety in the workplace to predict, minimise, or eliminate risks.
The law requires employers to provide adequate instruction, information, training, and supervision of health and safety, in the workplace. This is based on the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, which was then expanded to the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
This ISO OHSAS 18001 Foundation course is the first part of the four stage ISO 18001 certification that will produce a fully competent ISO user, who can implement the skills and knowledge obtained throughout the training to their organisation. The following three stages are: ISO 18001 Internal Auditor, ISO 18001 Lead Auditor, and ISO 18001 Lead Implementer.
This course will consist of 4 modules that will teach delegates the fundamentals of ISO 18001. These modules will cover the following content:
About Occupational health and safety management systems
Role and benefits of ISO 18001
Importance of OHSAS in an organisation
Models and principles
Core fundamental concepts
Understand key terms and definitions
Need of Occupational health and safety
Purpose, Features, History and goals of OHSAS 18001
Introduction to risk management
Tools and techniques
Preparing and planning
Phases of ISO 18001
Preparing for emergency and response
Clauses of ISO 18001
Why have an ISO 18001 in organisation
Scope of ISO 18001 in an organisation
Targets and objectives
Improving continuously by analysing present state
Relationship between different components
Review performance and implementing controls
Plan, Do, Check, Act model
Structure and elements of successful ISO OHSAS 18001 implementation
Risk assessment principles
Requirements of organisation
Components of policies
Stay up to date with latest approaches
Process and approach
Handling emergency situations
Understanding security models
Prevent health hazards
Methods for monitoring and measuring performance
Approaches for continuous improvement
Preventive and corrective action
Training and awareness program for employees
This ISO 18001 course is intended for all employee levels of an organisation as it aims to create and implement continuous OHS improvement. This course is suitable for any size organisation. Roles that may particularly benefit are:
Quality and environment managers
There are no prerequisites required for this course, as this is an introductory course.
A short assessment shall follow this one day course to confirm the delegate’s knowledge. It shall be taken at the end of the day.
Multiple choice questions
30 questions, 30 marks
40 minutes duration
Pass mark 50% (15 out of 30)
This training course includes:
The ISO 18001 Foundation Examination
The Knowledge Academy ISO 18001 Foundation Manual
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