Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
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Understand the principles and theory involved in the use of management systems.

Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems: Awareness
Language: English / French
NOTE: This course is being offered for awareness purposes only. A certificate of completion will not be provided.

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Course Details

Course Description

A management system is a set of organizational elements involved in a continuous cycle of planning, implementation, evaluation, and continual improvement. This cycle is directed toward the improvement of any project or system that needs to be managed in a continuous sustainable manner.

This free awareness course introduces employers to the principles and theory involved in two kinds of management systems the occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS) and the environmental management system (EMS) and serves as a precursor to the full e-courses on:

This course follows the management system standards commonly applied in Canada, and covers the requirements for an occupational health and safety management system as specified in OHSAS 18001:2007 and CSA: Z1000-06. The course on environmental management system is based on ISO 14001:2004 standard requirements.

Average time to complete this course is 20 minutes

Target Audience

Anyone involved with developing management systems will benefit from this awareness course.



Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an online e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Review Process

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

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