Introduction to BS OHSAS 18001

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 OHSAS 18001. The course introduces the requirements and benefits of health and safety management systems using the risk management assessment framework of OHSAS 18001.

Who should attend ?

This course is designed for any personnel requiring an introduction to OHSAS 18001, 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 OHSAS 18001. 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 OHSAS 18001 framework.

What will I learn ?

Course Structure

  • Background to Occupational Health and Safety Management systems
  • An overview of the OHSAS 18001 framework
  • Benefits of the effective management of OH&S
  • Requirements of OHSAS 18001
  • Introduction to documentation requirements
  • Overview of the next steps to certification

Benefits to Your Business

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 OHSAS 18001 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 OHSAS 18001 and begin to understand the implementation and certification process.