Grow organizational safety and health well above regulatory minimums

OVERVIEW

An Occupational Safety and Health Management System is a proactive management system intended to manage and grow organisational safety and health well above regulatory minimums by treating it as a core business activity. These systems emphasises safety and health management as a fundamental business process to be treated in the same manner as other aspects of business management. An effective system uses the approach of planning, implementation, monitoring and review to continually improve the organisation’s safety and health system and therefore performance.

Companies within all business sectors in Trinidad and Tobago are neither exempt from Safety and Health legislation nor are they immune to occupational safety and health incidents in the workplace. An adequate and well-implemented Occupational Safety and Health Management System can benefit these organizations by:

  • Helping organizations create safer work environments
  • Demonstrating that the organization is meeting legal requirements
  • Reducing injuries and injury-related costs
  • Providing systems that can measure Occupational Safety and Health performance
  • Enhancing the organization’s reputation

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Illustrate the Plan, Do, Check, Act approach used in management system standards
  • Develop an understanding of the elements of an Occupational Safety and Health management system
  • Explain the methods to be used for implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System
  • Summarise the OHSAS 18001:2007 standard, ILO-OSH-2001 guidelines and other similar international systems as guidelines for organizations
  • Understand the concept of Integrated Management systems
  • Interpret local requirements for implementation of Safety and Health Management systems

DETAILS

Date

  • Date: December 7th and 8th, 2017
  • Time: 9am – 4pm
  • Cost per participant is inclusive of all training materials and certificate.

Location

  • Venue: Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business
  • Max Richards Drive,
    Uriah Butler Highway North West
    Mount Hope
  • Coordinator: Umesh Sookoo ext. | 367 Gabrielle Ghany ext. 115
  • Tel: 645-6700 Fax: 662-1411
  • Email: openerolment@lokjackgsb.edu.tt
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