Become acquainted with the best practices of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) based on ISO 45001

ISO 45001 Foundation

Why should you attend?

ISO 45001 is the first global Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard that replaces OHSAS 18001. The ISO 45001 Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to implement and manage an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS) as specified in ISO 45001. During this training course, you will be able to understand the different modules of an OH&S MS, including the OH&S MS policy, procedures, performance measurements, management commitment, internal audit, management review, and continual improvement.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a Certified ISO 45001 Foundation credential. A Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methodologies, requirements, framework and management approach.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in and concerned with Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OH&S MS)
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Learning objectives

  • Understand the elements and operations of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System and its principal processes
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 45001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand the approaches, methods, and techniques used for the implementation and management of an OH&S MS

Educational approach 

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites

None

Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 45001 and fundamental concepts and principles of OH&S

Day 2: Occupational Health and Safety Management System and Certification Exam

Examination

The Certified ISO 45001 Foundation exam fully meets the requirements of the Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS)

Domain 2: Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS)

For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies

Certification

Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. For more information about ISO 45001 certifications and the certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The requirements for the  Foundation Certification are:

Credential

Exam

Professional experience

MS audit/ assessment experience

OHS-MS project experience

Other requirements

Certified ISO 45001 Foundation

Certified ISO 45001 Foundation exam or equivalent

None

None

None

Signing the code of ethics

General Information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free

Download the course agenda