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Health & Safety Management System

E-Learning Courses on the ISO 45001 Health & Safety Management System

ISO 45001 is the new Health & Safety Management System standard, which has replaced OHSAS 18001. Companies have three years to make the transition from the OHSAS 18001 standard to ISO 45001.

To help companies with the transition, we offer several courses, which can be accessed online. The courses help participants to understand the implementation requirements in addition to internal audits, and gain awareness of the importance of the Health & Safety Management System.

ISO 45001 Health & Safety Management System Implementation

It is a short course to help those responsible for implementing the ISO 45001 standard, understand how it works and what implementation entails. The course is presented at NQF Level 5 and participants receive a Certificate of Competence upon completion of the course, subject to meeting the minimum requirements. Participants who fail to meet the minimum requirements will still receive a Certificate of Attendance.

The course enables participants to gain a better understanding of the ISO 45001 standard and framework. It comes with various generic implementation templates. Participants will also gain an understanding of how to interpret the clauses, helping them to apply the templates. It is relevant to any size organisation and industry.

Topics covered include an introduction to the standard and the Health & Safety Management System, an overview of the OHS Act, and key elements of the standard. The Plan-Do-Check-Act approach is also explained in the course and the various attitudes regarding health & safety are discussed.

Participants learn about the safety signs and related regulations, as well as how to identify hazards and risks. They also learn about the various ISO 45001 clauses, including leadership, performance evaluation, improvement, planning and support, terms & definitions, context of the organisation, scope and normative reference, and support & operations.

Furthermore, participants learn how to implement each of the sub-clauses, and gain insight regarding the steps to follow for implementation. Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to implement the ISO 45001 Health & Safety Management System.

ISO 45001 Internal Auditing Course

Internal audits form part of the steps to become ISO 45001 certified. It is essential to measure the company’s performance in terms of the requirements from the ISO 45001 framework. It is intended for any size organisation, regardless of the industry in which it is operating. The course is recommended for employees tasked with the internal auditing process, as well as anyone who wants to become an internal auditor, or who wants to lead and internal auditing team.

Participants will learn about ISO 45001, the Health & Safety Management System, and the OHS Act. They will also learn about attitudes towards health and safety, the ISO 45001 clauses, and the Plan-Do-Check-Act process.

They will learn about the various health & safety issues and the health & safety representative’s role. Each clause is addressed and individuals taking the course will learn how to audit each effectively. The participants learn about the auditing steps, which templates to use and how to effectively use them. We also provide case studies.

Upon completion of the course, participants will have the necessary understanding of the internal auditing process, and will be able to plan and carry out the internal auditing process regarding ISO 45001.

ISO 45001 – OHS Act

The course is suitable for anyone in the company, regardless of job level and role. Health & safety officers, supervisors, coordinators, and managers should attend to gain a better understanding of the OHS Act requirements and its relation to ISO 45001.

Topics covered include the basics of the Statutes, the OHS Act of 1993, major hazard installation regulations, and various regulations related to lead, asbestos, and hazardous chemical substances, and. In addition to general safety and administrative regulations, it also covers other environmental regulations relating to occupational health and safety. Other topics include general machinery and diving regulations.

Participants will have a better understanding of the OHS Act and how it was created in alignment with International Labour Standards.

ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Awareness

The course is recommended for all employees in the organisation. It covers aspects such as the basics of ISO 45001, structure of the standard, and key perspectives on ISO 45001. The course addresses the ISO 45001 Health & Safety Management System, the OHS Act, PDCA approach, attitudes towards health and safety, and various other topics.

Whether you want to enrol as individual, or want to make use of our corporate packages, we make it easier to implement, learn about, and maintain an ISO 45001 Health & Safety Management System through our e-learning platform and available templates.