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ISO 45001:2018 Essentials Training


The new standard ISO 45001:2018 is set to have a significant impact on how organisations worldwide, operate a health and safety management system.

The discipline of occupational health and safety (OH&S) is finally getting its own international standard and adds to existing ISO management system standards for quality, environment and other schemes.

Complying with the requirements of ISO 45001 will bring benefits for organisations and their workers around the world. At the same time, it will present new challenges and opportunities for OH&S and audit professionals.

This course is designed to provide organisations and individuals a summary overview and understanding of the principal changes when transitioning from established health and safety management systems such as OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001:2018 and organisations who are implementing ISO 45001:2018 for this first time.


Who should attend?

This course is designed for all organisations who have implemented, or want to implement, a health and safety management systems with a view to meeting the requirements of ISO 45001:2018.

The course is suitable for:

  • All who have a role and responsibility for managing health & safety within their organisation.
  • Internal auditors who conduct internal audits within an organisation and need to understand the requirements of ISO 45001:2018
  • Top management who need to understand their role for leadership and participation and consultation of workers


Upon completion of the course you will receive an Industry Forum ISO 45001:2018 Attendance Certificate.

Benefits and Learning Objectives

Course attendees will gain an understanding of the key fundamental requirements of ISO 45001:2018, and how to implement these changes into their Health & Safety Management System.

Course attendees will be provided with information on how the significant changes affect their internal audit processes and the subsequent challenges facing implementers and assessors along with how organisations must ensure that the requirements of ISO 45001:2018 are integrated into business processes.



The course will provide an overview of ISO 45001:2018 and its requirements and an overview of Annex SL with a clause-by-clause evaluation of the international standard.

Topics covered will include:

  • Overview of ISO 45001
  • Annex SL
  • Leadership & worker participation
  • Context of the organisation
  • Expectations or interested parties or stakeholders
  • Consultation and participation of workers
  • Risk-based approach
  • Improvement Challenges facing implementers and assessors & OH&S-specific requirements including:-
    • Identification of applicable legislation and regular verification of compliance
    • Identification and evaluation of OH&S hazards
    • Internal and external communication
    • Operational control of hazards and management of change
    • Control of outsourcing, procurement and contractors
    • Emergency preparedness and response
    • Continual improvement of the organisation’s OH&S performance


No available dates for this course at present. Please fill in the form below to register your interest.

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