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ISO 45001 Foundation Course – 1 day

ISO 45001 Foundation Course – 1 day

This one day certified 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 Details
  • 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

Who is the course intended for?

Anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of the ISO 45001:2018 Standard.


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


Printed Copy of ISO 45001:2018

Each participant should have a printed copy of the standard to reference while completing this course. Loan copies can only be made available in a classroom setting.

Course ID reference number: 2429 

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