OHSAS 18001:2007 Introduction

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.


Who should attend?

This course is designed for any personnel requiring an introduction to BS OHSAS 18001:2007, including health and safety managers/advisors, quality managers, environmental managers/advisors, integrated risk managers and any other personnel with a desire to understand the management framework approach of BS OHSAS 18001:2007. This course is of benefit to all personnel, whether they have a basic or advanced knowledge of health and safety management, as it discusses health and safety management in terms of the BS OHSAS 18001:2007 framework.

What will I learn?

  • Background to Occupational Health and Safety 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

How will I 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.