This training course if offered in Spanish. Deadline for applications: 21 February 2014

Occupational safety and health management

The general objective of the course is to strengthen the capacity for the implementation and development of occupational safety and health (OSH) management practices in enterprises.

The course will present and analyse principles and best practices of the ILO, including ILO guidelines on Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems (OSH-MS), as well as other authoritative guidance documents on OSH management from other organizations.

The course is aimed at trainers and advisers in OSH belonging to governmental, employers’ and workers’ organizations involved in the promotion of OSH within enterprises. The programme may also be of interest to other people from professional or industrial bodies, training institutions involved in OSH issues and, above all, managers, supervisors and technical staff in charge of OSH within enterprises.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe the ILO principles and guidelines regarding the management of OSH in enterprises;
• Explain the principles and guidelines for the management of the OSH in an enterprise;
• Describe the activities and functions needed to develop an OSH-MS within the enterprise;
• Analyze the OSH-MS in an enterprise in order to propose measures for its improvement;
• Transfer knowledge on the management of the OSH in an enterprise.

Main contents: OSH management in enterprises, the ILO approach on OSH-MS, study visit.