ISO 45001 - Occupational health and safety management systems
Training Courses & Certification

What is ISO 45001 ?

ISO 45001 is an international standard that defines the requirements for an occupational health and safety management system (OH&S MS). By establishing an effective OH&S MS based on this standard, organizations provide safer and healthier work environments.

ISO 45001 is applicable to organizations of all sizes and industries that seek to prevent work-related injuries, diseases, and deaths and promotes the establishment of safe working environments and the continual improvement of occupational health and safety performance.

Benefits of ISO 45001 for organizations

An effective OH&S MS based on ISO 45001 has the potential to shape and improve an organization’s way of working and can make the workplace a safer and better place.

Some of the benefits that organizations would gain by implementing an OH&S MS based on ISO 45001 include, but are not limited to:

  • Enhanced reputation among internationally recognized businesses as a result of implementing the best practices of occupational health and safety.
  • Increased trust of employees by demonstrating that the organization is committed to improve their safety and health in the workplace.
  • Reduced insurance premiums and claims.
  • Increased return on investment due to improved staff productivity, while the injuries within the workplace will be reduced.
  • Reduced employee turnover because the main focus will be in the mental and physical well-being of the employees.
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PlaninLux is an authorized provider for ISO 45001 PECB Training Courses and Certifications. PECBProfessional Evaluation and Certification Board – is a certification body which provides education and certification in accordance with ISO/IEC 17024 for individuals on a wide range of disciplines.

Our training & certification offer

Check the training courses below and find the one that suits you best: Introduction, Foundation, Lead Implementer or Lead Auditor.


Introduction

  • Why should you attend?

    ISO 45001 is the first global Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard that replaces OHSAS 18001. The ISO 45001 Introduction training course enables you to comprehend the basic concepts and principles of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS).

    By attending the ISO 45001 Introduction course, you will understand the importance of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System and the benefits that businesses, society and governments can obtain.

    Who should attend?

    • Individuals interested in Occupational Health and Safety Management.
    • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OH&S MS).

    Learning objectives

    • Understand the main principles and concepts of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S).
    • Understand the main requirements of ISO 45001.

    Prerequisites

    None

  • Course Agenda

    Duration: 1 day

    Day 1: Introduction to the Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS) based on ISO 45001.

    Training materials

    Training material containing over 100 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed.

  • Examination

    None

    Certification

    None

    A participation certificate of 7 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued.


Foundation

  • Why should you attend?

    The PECB Certified ISO 45001 Foundation training course outlines the basics of occupational health and safety and provides a comprehensive overview of ISO 45001 requirements for an occupational health and safety management system (OH&S MS). By participating in this training course, you will have the opportunity to understand the different aspects of an OH&S MS based on ISO 45001, including the commitment from top management of an organization, worker participation, OH&S policy, operational planning and controls, emergency preparedness and response, performance evaluation, and continual improvement.

    The successful completion of the training course is followed by an exam. If you pass the exam, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO 45001 Foundation” credential. An internationally recognized “PECB ISO 45001 Foundation” certificate validates your professional capabilities and demonstrates your ability to take part in an OH&S MS implementation project.

    Who should attend?

    The ISO 45001 Foundation training course is intended for:

    • Managers/consultants seeking to get acquainted with the basic concepts of occupational health and safety.
    • Individuals that want to create safer and healthier workplaces in their organizations.
    • Individuals interested in getting acquainted with the main requirements of ISO 45001 for an OH&S MS.
    • Individuals interested in pursuing a career in occupational health and safety

     Learning Objectives

    This training course enables you to:

    • Understand the basic occupational health and safety concepts, definitions, and approaches.
    • Get acquainted with the ISO 45001 requirements for an occupational health and safety management system.
    • Develop a general understanding of how ISO 45001 requirements could be applied in an organization.

    Educational approach

    The training course is participant centered and contains:

    • Lecture sessions illustrated with graphics, examples, and discussions
    • Interactions between participants by means of questions and suggestions
    • Quizzes as a simulation and preview of the certification exam

    Prerequisites

    None

  • Course Agenda

    Duration: 2 days

    Day 1: Introduction to occupational health and safety management, OH&S MS, and clauses 4–6 of ISO 45001.

    Day 2: Clauses 7–10 of ISO 45001 and the certification exam.

    Training materials

    Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed.

  • Examination

    Duration: 1 hour / Number of questions: 40 / Closed Book / Exam: Multiple Choice

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

    Domain 1: Fundamental concepts and principles of occupational health and safety management and OH&S MS

    Domain 2: ISO 45001 requirements for an OH&S MS — Clauses 4 to 10

    Certification

    After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credential PECB Certified ISO 45001 Foundation. 

    A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued.


Lead Implementer

  • Why should you attend?

    ISO 45001 is the first global Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard that replaces OHSAS 18001. The ISO 45001 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS) based on ISO 45001. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of an OH&S MS and be able to apply them to continually improve the organization’s OH&S performance and ensure the well-being of employees by providing a safe and healthy workplace.

    After mastering all the necessary concepts of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 45001 Lead Implementer” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Implementer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical skills and professional knowledge to implement ISO 45001 in an organization.

    Who should attend?

    • Managers or consultants involved and concerned with  Occupational Health and Safety Management.
    • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System.
    • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with OH&S MS requirements.
    • OH&S MS team members.

    Learning objectives

    • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 45001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks.
    • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of an OH&S management system.
    • Learn how to interpret the ISO 45001 requirements in the specific context of an organization.
    • Learn how to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain an OH&S management system.
    • Acquire the expertise to advise an organization in implementing OH&S management system best practices.

    Educational approach

    • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in the implementation of an OH&S MS.
    • Lecture sessions are illustrated with questions and examples that help translate theory into practice.
    • Practical exercises include examples and discussions.
    • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam.

    Prerequisites

    A fundamental understanding of ISO 45001 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.

  • Course Agenda

    Duration: 5 days

    Day 1: Introduction to ISO 45001 and initiation of an OH&S management system.

    Day 2: Plan the implementation of an OH&S management system.

    Day 3: Implementation of an OH&S management system.

    Day 4: OH&S management system monitoring, continuous improvement and preparation for a certification audit.

    Day 5: Certification Exam.

    Training materials

    Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed.

  • Examination

    Duration: 3 hour / Number of questions: 12 / Open Book / Exam: Essay Type

    The “PECB Certified ISO 45001 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB 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).

    Domain 3: Planning an OH&S MS implementation based on ISO 45001.

    Domain 4: Implementing an OH&S MS based on ISO 45001.

    Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of an OH&S MS based on ISO 45001.

    Domain 6: Continual improvement of an OH&S MS based on ISO 45001.

    Domain 7: Preparing for an OH&S MS certification audit.

    Certification

    After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

    A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued.

    ISO 45001 Lead Implementer - ISO 45001 Occupational health and safety management systems


Lead Auditor

  • Why should you attend?

    ISO 45001 is the first global Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard that replaces OHSAS 18001. The ISO 45001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.

    Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master the audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

    After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.

    Who should attend?

    • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS) certification audits.
    • Managers or consultants seeking to master an Occupational Health and Safety Management System audit process.
    • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with OH&S MS requirements.
    • Technical experts seeking to prepare for an Occupational Health and Safety Management System audit.
    • Expert advisors in Occupational Health and Safety Management.

    Learning objectives

    • Understand the operations of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS) based on ISO 45001.
    • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 45001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks.
    • Understand the auditor’s role in planning, leading and following-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011.
    • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 45001 in the context of an OH&S MS audit.

    Educational approach

    • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in OH&S MS audits.
    • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples.
    • Practical exercises include examples and case study discussions.
    • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam.

    Prerequisites

    A fundamental understanding of ISO 45001 and comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.

  • Course Agenda

    Duration: 5 days

    Day 1: Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OH&S MS) and ISO 45001

    Day 2: Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit

    Day 3: On-site audit activities

    Day 4: Closing the audit

    Day 5: Certification Exam

    Training materials

    Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed.

  • Examination

    Duration: 3 hour / Number of questions: 12 / Open Book / Exam: Essay Type

    The “PECB Certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB 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)

    Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles

    Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 45001 audit

    Domain 5: Conducting an ISO 45001 audit

    Domain 6: Closing an ISO 45001 audit

    Domain 7: Managing an ISO 45001 audit programme

    Certification

    After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

    A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued.

    ISO 45001 Lead Auditor - ISO 45001 Occupational health and safety management systems

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Training courses containing exercises, case studies, and quizzes, available in multiple languages.

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Exam preparation guides & Candidate Handbooks

Certification and exam fees are included on the training price.

In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free

User-friendly digital environment for online examination

Self-study & training provided by experts

    • Registration open at any time.
    • Freedom and flexibility: you study the course on your own.
    • Training materials are available and can be download through KATE app.
    • Online examination – you can choose the date of the exam with total flexibility.
    • Low fees.
    Recommended option for “introduction” and “foundation” courses
    • On-demand training for organizations.
    • We organize the training at your organization, in an external classroom setting, via teleconference or a hybrid environment.
    • Participants get the opportunity to ask questions and share some practical tips with a certified ISO expert.
    • Training materials are available and can be download through KATE app.
    • The exam type can be online or paper-based.
    • Tailor-made quotation.
    Recommended option for “Lead Implementer” and “Lead Auditor” courses
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