ISO 45001:2018 - Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

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ISO 45001:2018 - Principles of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

Start this free online course about ISO 45001:2018 - Principles of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.

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This free online ISO 45001 course will familiarise you with the Principles of Occupational Health and Safety prescribed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). New standard ISO 45001 was published in March of 2018, this course will teach you why the ISO has chosen to develop the standard, how the standard works, the potential benefits the standard can deliver to businesses, about the PDCA approach, and more.





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This free online course will first introduce you to the Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO 45001:2018 OH&SMS standard. You will learn its publication and the important terminology used in ISO 45001:2018. You will learn how the ISO 45001:2018 OH&SMS provides a vigorous set of processes for improving workplace safety in the area of global supply chains. The course will also discuss how it is expected to reduce workplace injuries and illness significantly around the world when implemented.

The course will then discuss the leadership and organizational context related to ISO 45001:2018. You will learn how to manage risk, look for opportunities, and make use of its support functions. You will study effective operational controls and emergency responses as well as learn about monitoring, measurement, and analysis related to ISO 45001:2018. You will also look into how to carry out successful internal audits and management reviews as well as maintain continuous Improvement.

In a rapidly growing and creative world, a requirement for organizations to be proactive in the area of occupational health and safety management is a must. ISO 45001 provides such a framework. This course will help you learn important concepts relating to occupational health and safety management systems by focusing on internal auditing and management reviews. So start the course today and learn the potential benefits it can deliver to your organization.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the OH&SMS standard
  • Define the fundamental concepts and terminology used in OH&SMS
  • Summarize the systems involved in OH&SMS
  • Explain who is responsible for developing the ISO 45001 standard
  • Illustrate the timeline involved in the development of ISO 45001
  • Discuss the compatibility of ISO 45001 with other standards
  • Describe the timeline involved for migrating to ISO 45001
  • List the benefits ISO 45001 can yield to businesses
  • Outline the benefits ISO 45001 yields to managers and professionals
  • List the expectations top management has in a OH&SMS
  • Describe how best to manage health and safety risks
  • Explain how support functions affect an organization's performance
  • Define what operational controls are


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