Occupational health and safety management brings industry-recognized practices to your organization and helps you identify safety risks and hazards so that you can manage them. That means small and large companies alike can get a safer workplace leading to better business performance.Understand how to put an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS) in place with this training course. Learn how to identify and manage workplace risks, cut costs and reduce downtime, improve working conditions, motivate staff and stay compliant with health and safety management best practice as well as legislation. You’ll understand that investing in the highest OH&S standards can give you bigger returns and a stronger footing in the marketplace. This two-day training course gives you the skills framework needed to develop your own health and safety management procedures and put into place an effective, internationally recognised management system. You will be guided from scoping your health and safety policy and system needs to implementing and monitoring your overall OHSMS.

On completing this course the participant will:

  • Be confident in reviewing your current health & safety management systems,
  • Learn to develop effective health and safety policy with clear goals,
  • Understand how to demonstrate legal and regulatory compliance,
  • Begin developing the skills needed to develop, implement and monitor an OH&SMS,
  • Be able to build stakeholder confidence with robust health and safety management,
  • Get an overview of the auditing process.
  • Introduction to health and safety issues and key principles,
  • The PDCA cycle, requirements of OHSAS 18001,
  • Initial Status Review (ISR), OHSMS scope and  OH&S policy,
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment & controls,
  • Implementation of an OHSAS 18001-compliant OHSMS framework,
  • How to drive efficiency and cut costs with streamlined processes,
  • Raise employee awareness of OHS responsibilities,
  • How to monitor and constantly improve your health and safety systems,
  • Gaining competitive advantage and stakeholder recognition through health and safety commitment,
  • Familiarity with the implementation process and its continual improvement,
  • Preparation of relevant documentation,
  • Planning, reporting safety audits and monitoring performance,
  • Usage of OHSAS 18002 and implications of the new  international OH&S standard ISO 45001.

Case studies and interactive individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning.

This course will be of interest to anyone involved in the design, development and implementation of an OHSMS including health & safety, environmental and quality managers and advisors, senior management with OHS responsibilities, line management and supervisors, safety reps and integrated risk managers. This introduction will also be of interest to health & safety auditors or anyone looking to improve their knowledge of good safety management practice and understand OHSAS 18001.

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