ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Integrated Requirements

This on-site 2.0-day “ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 Integrated Requirements” course explains the requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 (environmental) and the ISO 45001:2018 (occupational health and safety) standards.

The course covers every ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 requirement. Class workouts and team activities are provided at the end of each major clause to reinforce the application of the requirements. The exercise answers are included in the student book.

This course forms the first two days of the three day ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Integrated Internal Auditor course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain basic environmental and OH&S concepts
  • Describe the requirements in integrated manner
  • Interpret ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 requirements
  • Identify the required documentation

Course Outline – Day 1

Course Introduction
Environmental Concepts
OH&S Concepts
Annex L, Appendix 2 (was Annex SL)
Clause Structure
0.1 Background (EMS and OH&S)
0.2 Aim of an Environmental and OH&S Management System
0.3 Success Factors (EMS and OH&S)
0.4 Plan-Do-Check-Act Cycle
0.5 Contents of the Standards

1. Scope
2. Normative References
3. Terms and Definitions

Selected Terms from Annex 3
Requirements and Grouping

4. Context of the Organization
4.1 Understanding the Organization and its Context
4.2 Understanding the Needs and Expectations of Workers and Other Interested Parties
4.3 Determining the Scope of the EMS and OH&S Management System
4.4 EMS and OH&S Management System

Class Workout – Clause 4
Team Activity – Clause 4

5. Leadership and Worker Participation
5.1 Leadership and Commitment
5.2 Environmental and OH&S Policy
5.3 Organizational Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities
5.4 Consultation and Participation of Workers

Class Workout – Clause 5
Team Activity – Clause 5

6. Planning
6.1 Actions to Address Risk and Opportunities
6.1.1 General
6.1.2 Environmental Aspects
6.1.2 Hazard Identification and Assessment of Risks and Opportunities Hazard Identification Assessment of OH&S Risks and Other Risks Assessment of OH&S Opportunities and Other Opportunities
6.1.3 Compliance Obligations and Determination of Legal Requirements
6.1.4 Planning Action

6.2 Environmental and OH&S Objectives and Planning to Achieve Them
6.2.1 Environmental and OH&S Objectives
6.2.2 Planning Actions to Achieve Environmental and OH&S Objectives

Class Workout – Clause 6
Team Activity – Clause 6

Course Outline – Day 2

7. Support
7.1 Resources
7.2 Competence
7.3 Awareness

7.4 Communication
7.4.1 General
7.4.2 Internal Communication
7.4.3 External Communication

7.5 Documented Information
7.5.1 General
7.5.2 Creating and Updating
7.5.3 Control of Documented Information

Class Workout – Clause 7
Team Activity – Clause 7

8. Operation
8.1 Operational Planning and Control
8.1.1 General
8.1.2 Eliminating Hazards and Reducing OH&S Risks
8.1.3 Management of Change
8.1.4 Procurement General Contractors Outsourcing

8.2 Emergency Preparedness and Response

Class Workout – Clause 8
Team Activity – Clause 8

9. Performance Evaluation
9.1 Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis, and Evaluation
9.1.1 General
9.1.2 Evaluation of Compliance

9.2 Internal Audit
9.3 Management Review

Class Workout – Clause 9
Team Activity – Clause 9

10. Improvement
10.1 General
10.2 Incident, Nonconformity, and Corrective Action
10.3 Continual Improvement

Class Workout – Clause 10
Team Activity – Clause 10

Annex A: Guidance on Use
Annex B: Correspondence between ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 14001:2004
Bibliographies (ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018)

Presentation Handouts
Benefits of Adopting ISO 14001:2015
Benefits of Adopting ISO 45001:2018
Questions and Answers
Course Evaluations
Student Certificates

Requirements Handouts

Copy of Presentation Slides
ISO 14001:2015 Clause Quick Reference
ISO 45001:2018 Clause Quick Reference
ISO 14001:2015 Documented Information
ISO 45001:2018 Documented Information
ISO 14001:2015 Aspect Categories
ISO 14001:2015 Rating Table
Risk Assessment Worksheets
Annex L, Appendix 2
9001-14001-45001 Clause Map

Course Duration

2.0 days


Both days: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM


The on-site class is $4000, plus instructor travel expenses, plus $75 per student for materials. An all-inclusive price will be quoted. Copies of the ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 standards are not needed for any of the course exercises.

The class size should be at least 4 students and no more than 25 students.


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