OHSAS 18001 Awareness Training

OHSAS 18001:2015 is a global occupational health and safety management system (OH&S MS) which is adopted by thousands of companies all over the world, and many more are in the process of doing so. One of the reasons for its wide adoption is because it reduces work-related accidents and ill-health and costs associated with them. OHSAS 18001:2007 applies to all types and sizes of companies. The management system is intended to enable organizations to control their occupational health and safety risks and improve their performance.​

​This presentation can be used to brief your employees, new hires and potential auditees so as to create awareness of the OHSAS 18001:2015 standard. This presentation covers the what and why of OHSAS 18001:2007, the OH&S structure, and offers practical tips on how to handle an audit session. When you are done teaching this material to your employees, your employees will be much more informed and comfortable with OHSAS 18001:2007.

Learning Objectives

​Provide background knowledge on OHSAS 18001:2007

  1. Gain an overview of OHSAS 18001:2007 framework and its elements
  2. Gather useful tips on handling the audit session
  3. Provide an update on the development of ISO 45001

 Overview of OHSAS 18001

  • What is an OHSAS / OHSMS?
  • BS 8800 versus OHSAS 18001
  • What is OHSAS 18001?
  • What OHSAS 18001 Is Not
  • Why Was OHSAS 18001 Developed?
  • Where Did OHSAS 18001 Come From?
  • Objective of OHSAS 18001
  • Benefits of OHSAS 18001

OHSAS 18001 Framework & Elements​

  • Key OH&S Definitions
  • OHSAS 18000 Series
  • OHSAS 18001 Approach
  • OHSAS 18001 Framework
  • OHSAS 18001 Elements
  • OH&S Policy (4.2)
  • Planning (4.3)
  • Implementation & Operation (4.4)
  • Checking & Corrective Action (4.5)
  • Management Review (4.6)
  • Continual Improvement

Handling the Audit Session

  • Rights of Auditee
  • Rights of Auditor
  • How to Handle the Audit Session?
  • Auditee’s Conduct
  • Do’s
  • Don’ts
  • Protecting Health and the Environment is Everyone’s Job