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Implementing an Integrated EMS and OHSMS

BSI's Implementing an integrated Environmental Management System (EMS) and Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) course teaches the principles and practices of implementing an effective integrated management system in accordance with ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Experienced instructors explain how to integrate the family of standards during system implementation, prepare for audits, and achieve registration. Exercises prepare students to identify key requirements, create documentation, classify roles and responsibilities, and identify aspects and impacts. This course will improve participants' knowledge of environmental and health and safety management systems principles and prepare students to successfully implement an integrated EMS and OHSMS.

Learning objectives:

  • Gain an introduction to integrated management systems
  • Enhance knowledge of the ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards
  • Understand links between ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Build an efficient and effective quality management system
  • Learn best practices to implement each clause of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Learn tips for winning employee and management support
  • Prepare for an audit
  • Plan for registration

Course materials:

Students receive comprehensive course manuals with reference materials.

Who should attend:

  • Individuals who will manage or conduct audits to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Auditors of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 integrated management systems
  • Auditors from other disciplines
  • Quality directors
  • Health, safety, and environmental managers
  • Cross functional team members of implementation projects


There is no formal prerequisite for this course, although it is recommended that students have a basic understanding of environmental management systems, health and safety management systems, ISO 14001, or OHSAS 18001.