ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems

In 2018, BS OHSAS 18001 was withdrawn and superseded by the first global Occupation Health & Safety (OHS) Standard. 

The adoption of ISO 45001: 2018 for organisations currently certified must have been completed by 31st March 2021. 

As leaders in your field, you are aware of the responsibility to protect the health and safety of workers and others who can be affected by its activities. This includes the need to promote and protect their mental health as well as their physical health.

Your strategic decision to protect the wellbeing of all stakeholders impacted by your activities will build success over the long term and create opportunities by:

  • Develop, lead and promote a culture that supports the intended outcomes of the OHS Management System.
  • Assist the organisation in compliance with legislation.
  • Align our objectives to consider risks linked to Occupation Health & Safety.
  • Aligning necessary resources to maintain competitive advantage.

Our training is modular by design and can be accessed by all levels of your organisation involved with implemented ISO 45001:2018 processes and practices.

Internal Auditor – 2 day

This course will enhance your skills to design, plan, action and report upon any audit activities to meet the Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Management System requirements. On being successful you will have learnt:

  • Requirements of ISO 45001:2018 and how the new global standard differs from BS OHSAS 18001.
  • Apply the framework for meeting customer challenges and realising the benefits associated with protecting how your organisation supports the health & safety of all its stakeholders.
  • How to engage senior leadership in the management of the Occupational Health & Safety of the organisation.

Auditing Principles – 1 day

  • Our modular design provides delivers an overview of the auditing principles, methodologies and techniques linked with how the certification bodies expect all auditing activities to be conducted in all management system standards.


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they’ll learn

  • Occupational Health & Safety Management principles.
  • Key terms, clauses and definitions adapted to organisation context.
  • Approach to assessing and mitigating OHS risk.
  • How to develop an organisation context that links interested parties, risk thinking and processes.


they’ll develop

  • Determine scope and Initiating audits.
  • Design, plan and implement audit activities.
  • Techniques to measure, monitor and evaluate post audit activities.
  • Focus on the continual improvement of the activity undertaken.


they’ll adopt

  • Think about risk-based thinking and importance of leadership in the system.
  • Professionalism – High standards on integrity, ethics and trust in the organisational culture.
  • Pro-active approach to challenging the work practices.
  • Confidence in how the organisation is seen by all stakeholders.