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OHSAS 18001 BASICS COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prerequisite: A general understanding of OHSAS 18001 would be beneficial to the participant.

Overview

This course helps participants gain a better understanding of the “best practices” for occupational health and safety (OHSAS).

Description

The course will present many of the theories, practices, and knowledge to prepare for the implementation and operation of an OHSMS.

After participating in this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of OHSAS 18001:2007
  • Understand the terminology of OH&S management systems
  • Explore the intent and interpretation of the individual clauses of OHSAS 18001:2007
  • Gain a basic understanding of how an OH&S management system can be integrated into existing environmental management systems
  • Understand the process approach
  • How to identify nonconformities

In-Class: 8 hours.

Web Based: 4 hours.

Objective

To provide students with the appropriate background, the course covers the basics of an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS), the process approach, and management system documentation. The course explains each requirement in OHSAS 18001:2007 and provides participants with the tools to objectively evaluate the applicability of the requirements in their industry.

Who should attend?

  • Any individual requiring a working knowledge and understanding of BS OHSAS 18001
  • Health and Safety Professionals/ Consultants
  • Presidents/Vice Presidents/CEOs
  • Management Representatives
  • Engineers
  • Supervisors
  • Laboratory safety professionals
  • Accredited auditors requiring the competency to audit Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems

Special Features: This course can be tailored to suit your organization’s specific demands and is available in two formats: as a web-based, live instructor course, or in person at your organization’s convenience.

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