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Leadership and Commitment - an understanding of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001

Course Duration

3 hours

Course objectives

  • Understand the requirements as set out by the three international standards - a general introduction and familiarisation with the clause of the standards
  • The accountabilities of senior management in regards to the implementation and management of the ISO standards, in particular the requirements under Clause 5 - Leadership. This includes, but not limited to:
    • Taking accountability for the effectiveness of the management system
    • Ensuring that company objectives are established
    • Ensuring the integrity of the management system requirements into the organisations business processes
    • Process approach and risk-based thinking
    • Ensuring that resources needed are available
    • Communicating the importance of the management system and conforming to requirements
    • Ensuring that the management system achieves its intended results
    • Engaging, directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the management system
    • Promoting improvement
    • Supporting other relevant management roles to demonstrate their leadership as it applies to their area of responsibility
    • Taking overall responsibility and accountability for the prevention of work-related injury and ill health, as well as the provision of safe and health workplaces and activities
    • Developing, leading and promoting a culture in the organisation that supports the intended outcomes of the management system
    • Protecting workers from reprisals when reporting incidents, hazards, risks and opportunities
    • Ensuring the organisation establishes and implements a process for consultation and participation of workers
    • Supporting the establishment and functioning of health and safety committees