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OHSAS 18001:2007 Overview

Seminar Content

This one day course provides an understanding of the OHSAS 18001 requirements and a basic overview of how they apply to the design of a functional and effective occupational health and safety management system. All of the OHSAS 18001 elements are reviewed. The course provides a comprehensive approach to implementing best-in-class management systems and understanding the intent of the OHSAS 18001 standard. Participants learn how to improve their current occupational health and safety management practices, document an OHSAS 18001 system, and integrate them with their quality and environmental management systems.

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed for OHSAS 18001 implementation teams, Owners, CEOs, Safety Officers, Quality Managers and others who have impact occupational health and safety policies in their organization.

Recommended Training and/or Experience

A general understanding of OHSAS 18001:2007 is recommended.

Seminar Materials

Each participant will receive a seminar manual.

Seminar Goals

  • Familiarize with OHSAS 18001 intent and key requirements
  • Understand the occupational health and safety system documentation process
  • Understand the registration process and benefits
  • Understand OHSAS 18001 relationships to worldwide standards and government regulations
  • Understand a framework for integrating occupational health and safety management into other quality and environmental management systems

Seminar Outline

  • Introduction to OHSAS 18001
  • Occupational Health and Safety Concepts
  • What are OHSAS 18001 Standards?
  • OHSAS 18001 Relationship to Worldwide Standards
  • OHSAS 18001 Relationship to Government Regulations and Legislation
  • Registration and Benefits
  • Management System Approach to Occupational Health and Safety
  • Integrating OHSAS 18001 with Environmental and Quality Management Systems
  • General Requirements
  • Risk Assessment
  • Planning and Establishing Effective Policies
  • OHSAS 18001 Documentation Requirements
  • Documentation Models including QMS, EMS Integration
  • Implementation and Operation of OHSAS 18001 Elements
  • Management Review
  • Checking and Taking Corrective Actions
  • Preventive Actions and Continual Improvement


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