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Certified Foundation for ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System


COURSE DURATION: Sixteen (16) hours delivered over two (2) days.

COURSE COST: $46,000 per person + GCT

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  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.


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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


Duration - 1 hour


  • Certification fees are included in 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 free of charge


  • Lectures — you listen and learn about the standard, and the skills and techniques of the auditor

  • Questions — you ask them; of the trainer and of each other. There is no such thing as a dumb question!

  • Workshops — you participate in the process, apply the lessons taught and practice the skills learned.


  • Registration begins @ 8:30 a.m.

  • Training starts each day @ 9 a.m.

  • Morning coffee break @ 10:30 a.m.

  • Lunch for 1 hour

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Bureau of Standards Jamaica
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Tel: (876) 618-1534, (876) 632-4275