ISO 45001 Health & Safety

ISO 45001, has been developed to create a framework to improve working conditions and reduce workplace risks. The ISO 45001 standard is intended for use by any organisation and can address many, if not all, legal requirements in this area.

For all organisations, the people are the most important asset they have. With over 6000 people dying every day from work-related accidents or diseases – That accounts to over 2 million people every year. Business reputation can suffer as well as financial difficulties or threats of criminal prosecution.

BENEFITS OF ISO 45001

1 day ISO 45001 Foundation Course

This course aims to provide delegates who have an existing basic knowledge of, or experience in, occupational health and safety (OH&S) management, with an understanding of the management systems approach and the requirements of ISO 45001.

The course is based on the IRCA specification – FD127 ISO 45001:2018 Foundation.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The purpose of an OH&S management system, of OH&S management system standards, and the business benefits of improved performance of the OH&S management system.

  • The structure and content of ISO 45001.
  • The OH&S management system related requirements of ISO 45001.
  • The processes involved in establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, measuring, analysing, evaluating, reviewing, maintaining and improving an occupational health and safety management system, including the significant of these for OHSMS auditors.
  • The terms and definitions defined and used in ISO 45001.
  • Understanding the key elements of ISO 45001:
  • External and internal issues, requirements of workers and other relevant interested parties, actions to address risks and opportunities, and the OH&S management system processes.
  • Scope
  • OH&S Policy
  • Leadership and commitment
  • Objectives
  • Hazard identification and assessment of risks and opportunities
  • Support – Resources, competence, awareness and communication
  • Operations – management of change, procurement
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
  • Internal audit.
  • Management review
  • Improvement
TARGET AUDIENCE
  • Anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of the ISO 45001:2018 Standard.
COURSE BENEFITS
  • Increased awareness
  • Be ahead of the game
  • Enhance your company’s reputation
  • Establish site awareness of the changes
  • Formal training reduces potential time wasting costs
  • Create awareness of risk & opportunity, risk based thinking
  • Any transition concerns explained and discussed
PRE-REQUISITES:

Required Knowledge of:

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
  • A basic knowledge of managing occupational health and safety through hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and compliance with legal requirements and other requirements.
  • Common examples of relevant national and local OH&S legislation and requirements
COURSE ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION:

None

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5 day ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Course

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of occupational health and safety (OH&S) management systems against ISO 45001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable.

The course is based on the IRCA specification – PR357 ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The purpose of an OH&S management system, of OH&S management system standards, of management system audit, of third-party certification, and the business benefits of improved performance of the OH&S management system.

  1. The role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an OH&S management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as appropriate.
  2. Develop skills to plan, conduct, report and follow-up an audit of an OH&S management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 45001, and in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021 where appropriate.
  3. Understanding ISO 45001 –
  • The Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle and its application to OH&S management processes.
  • The processes involved in establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, measuring, analysing, evaluating, reviewing, maintaining and improving an OH&S management system, including the significance of these for OHSMS auditors.
  • The terms and definitions used in ISO 45001.
  • The requirements for OH&S management system documentation and the difference between maintaining and retaining documented information.
  1. The purposes of a differences between first-party, second-party and third-party certification audit of management systems.
  2. The role of the OHSMS auditor in evaluating an organisation’s ability to meet its legal and other requirements, including the difference between this role and the regulatory role of evaluating legal compliance.
  3. The benefits of third-party accredited certification of occupational health and safety management systems for organisations and interested parties.
  4. The audit process:
  • Determining audit objectives – the purpose and significance of the audit scope and criteria
  • Identifying the appropriate personnel for the audit, the importance of auditor and audit team competence, and the selection of team members particularly with regard to knowledge of the relevant management system discipline, industry sector, regulations and legislation, and auditor training. Outline different audit methods; including on-site and remote audits and audit activities requiring human interaction and no human interaction.
  • The purpose of a stage 1 audit, including the documented information review, and describe a typical stage 1 audit process and outputs.
  • Preparing for a stage 2 audit, including preparing an audit plan.
  • Conducting on-site audit activities, including preparing working documents, conducting audit meetings, gathering and verifying audit evidence, preparing, approving and distributing the audit report, and conducting the audit follow up.
  1. Auditor responsibilities:
  • The roles and responsibilities of the audit client, auditors, lead auditors, technical experts, auditees, guides and observers.
  • The management responsibilities of the Lead Auditor in managing the audit and the audit team.
  • The need for effective communication with the auditee throughout the audit process.
  • The need for auditor confidentiality and other professional behaviours.
  1. Planning, conducting, reporting and follow-up of audits of an OH&S management system.
  • Planning the audit
  • Conducting the audit
  • Auditing OH&S management system requirements
  • Generating audit findings
  • Reporting the audit
  • Following up the audit

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • New lead auditors for OH&S management systems. Delegates may have attended Internal Auditor training in the past and wish to advance their knowledge and skills.

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Recommended – ISO 45001:2018 Foundation CourseRequired Knowledge of
    • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle,
    • The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review and continual improvement.
    • OH&S management – the concepts of managing occupational health and safety through hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and compliance with legal requirements and other requirements.
    • The relationship between OH&S management and the provision of safe and healthy workplaces, the prevention of work-related injury and ill health, and the proactive improvement of health and safety performance.
    • Common examples of relevant national and local OH&S legislation and requirements
    • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 45001 and the commonly used OH&S management terms and definitions

COURSE ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION

Continuous assessment and a 2 hour examination

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2 day ISO 45001 Internal Auditor Course

2 Day Course Expand your auditing skills and understand how to audit the processes of an ISO 45001. Delegates will gain an understanding of the IATF 16949 requirements.

DURATION:

14 hours, over two days

COURSE SYNOPSIS

Delegates will be provided with the knowledge and skills needed to perform

an internal audit of part of an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system based on ISO 45001 and report on the effective implementation and maintenance of the management system in accordance with ISO 19011.

Note: This course makes references to ISO 45001 for the basis of the audit, but it does not address ISO 45001 in detail and does not equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to determine conformity, or otherwise, with ISO 45001. Delegates requiring the knowledge and skills to conduct entire OH&S management system audits against ISO 45001 should attend the ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Course.

This course is based on IRCA specification PT249 Internal Auditor.

COURSE OUTLINE

Course Content:

  1. The PDCA cycle and the process-based OH&S management system model for ISO 45001 and the role of an internal audit in the maintenance and improvement of occupational health and safety management systems.
  2. The purpose of an occupational health and safety management system and the business benefits of improving the occupational health and safety management system performance.
  3. Defining the audit –
  • The terms and definitions used in auditing
  • Typical objectives for internal OH&S management system audits
  • The difference between the internal auditor’s role and the regulatory role of evaluating legal compliance.
  1. The role and responsibilities of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow-up an internal occupational health and safety management system audit, in accordance with ISO 19011.
  • Audit Process
  • Auditor Responsibilities
  • Planning the audit
  • Conducting the audit
  • Reporting and close the audit
  • Follow-up the audit

Who is the course intended for?

This course is recommended for professionals and auditors wishing to update their knowledge and skills to work with and audit the new ISO 45001 Standard.

Pre-requisites:

Required: ISO 45001 Foundation Course

Recommended prior knowledge:

  1. Management Systems
  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review, and continual improvement.
  1. Occupational health and safety (OH&S) management
  • Managing OH&S through hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and compliance with legal requirements and other requirements.
  • The relationship between OH&S management and the provision of safe and healthy workplaces, the prevention of work-related injury and ill health, and the proactive improvement of H&S performance.
  • Common examples of relevant national and local OH&S legislation and requirements.
  1. ISO 45001

Course Assessment and Accreditation:

Continuous assessment and 30-minute test

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2 day ISO 45001 Auditor Transition Course

On successfully completing these modules delegates will:

  • Know and understand Annex SL as a framework for ISO management systems
  • Know and understand the requirements of ISO 45001:2018
  • Be able to audit ISO 45001:2018 based OHSMS requirements effectively.

This course is based on the IRCA specifications:

  • PT250: OHSMS ISO 45001:2018 (Combined) Auditor Migration – 14 hours
  • PT251: OHSMS ISO 45001:2018 (Modular) Auditor Migration – 7 hours
  • PT211: Annex SL (Module 1) – 7 hours

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  1. Requirements of Annex SL
  • The purpose of Annex SL Appendix 2 and its use by standards writers.
  • The framework for a generic management system standard making reference to the high-level structure and drawing comparison with previous management system standards where appropriate.
  • New and revised terms and definitions
  • The relationship between the external and internal issues, the relevant requirements of relevant interested parties, the actions to address risks and opportunities, and the management system processes needed to implement them.
  1. Understanding the requirements
  • Context of the organisation
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  1. Auditing Skills
  • Planning the audit
  • Conducting the audit
  • Auditing management system requirements
  • Generate audit findings – evaluation of audit evidence to identify correctly conformity and nonconformity with requirements. Emphasis placed on:
  • The context of the organisation
  • Internal and external issues
  • Relevant interested parties
  • Top management (Clause 5)
  • Actions to address risks and opportunities (Clause 6.1)
  • Operational planning and control (Clause 8.1).

 

Who is the course intended for?

This course is recommended for professionals and auditors wishing to update their knowledge and skills to work with and audit the new ISO 45001 Standard.

 

Pre-requisites:

Recommended – An in-depth knowledge of OHSAS 18001:2007

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3 day ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion Course

THIS 3-DAY CQI IRCA CERTIFIED COURSE WILL PROVIDE EXISTING AUDITORS WITH THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO AUDIT AN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.

On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of occupational health and safety management systems against ISO 45001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable.

The course is based on the IRCA specification – PR356 ISO 45001:2018 Auditor Conversion (OHSMS).

COURSE OUTLINE
  1. The purpose of an OH&S management system, and of OH&S management systems standards and the business benefits of the improved performance of the OH&S management system.
  2. Understanding ISO 45001 –
  • The Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle and its application to OH&S management processes.
  • The processes involved in establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, measuring, analysing, evaluating, reviewing, maintaining and improving an occupational health and safety management system, including the significance of these for OHSMS auditors.
  • The terms and definitions used in ISO 45001.
  • The requirements for OH&S management system documentation and the difference between maintaining and retaining documented information.
  1. The role of the OH&S management system auditor in assessing an organisation’s ability to provide a safe and healthy workplace, to prevent work related injury and ill health and to proactively improve its occupational health and safety performance.
  2. The role of the OHSMS auditor in evaluating an organisation’s ability to meet its legal and other requirements, including the difference between this role and the regulatory role of evaluating legal compliance.
  3. Planning, conducting, reporting and follow-up of audits of an OH&S management system.
  • External and internal issues
  • Determination of legal requirements and other requirements
  • Policy
  • Consultation and participation
  • Planning
  • Change
  • Operational processes
  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation of performance
  • Management Review
  • Continual Improvement
  • Top management commitment

Who is the course intended for?

Existing lead auditors e.g. for QMS and/or EMS, who have not previously audited OH&S management systems.

Pre-requisites:

Recommended – ISO 45001:2018 Foundation Course

Mandatory – Lead Auditor Training in another discipline

Required Knowledge of

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle,
  • The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review and continual improvement.
  • Occupational health and safety management – the concepts of managing occupational health and safety through hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and compliance with legal requirements and other requirements.
  • The relationship between occupational health and safety management and the provision of safe and healthy workplaces, the prevention of work-related injury and ill health, and the proactive improvement of health and safety performance.
  • Common examples of relevant national and local OH&S legislation and requirements
  • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 45001 and the commonly used occupational health and safety management terms and definitions
  • Knowledge of management systems audit through satisfactory completion of a Lead Auditor Training course in another discipline.

Course Assessment and Accreditation:

Continuous assessment and a 1 hour 40-minute examination

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