Training – Environment, Health & Safety

EHS 5 – Understanding EHS Responsibilities

Course Overview

Organizations expect Line Managers to be effective EHS leaders, however, this expectation is generally set without any formal training of the expectations of Senior Leaders and without clear knowledge of the company EHS Management System.

This training addresses these gaps by providing a holistic perspective of an organizations EHS management system tailored to the role of facility based Line Managers. It offers a practical understanding of company EHS expectations and builds context and knowledge for the Line Manager, thus removing uncertainty.

The delegate will learn the key challenges of trying to be an effective EHS leader, covering the various components associated with EHS, and critically provides a significant understanding in conjunction with a solid foundation of tools and techniques of how to become a confident, visible EHS leader, adding true value in terms of company culture and overall performance.

Who Should Attend

Operations, Maintenance, Logistics and Facility Based Line Managers and Supervisors

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the structure and contents of a EHS Management System;
  • Become familiar with EHS Terminology;
  • Understand the basics of Process Safety, Occupational Safety, Occupational Hygiene, Environment and Chemical Management;
  • Learn about the role of the EHS Advisor and how to build a beneficial relationship;
  • Understand benefits and techniques of visible EHS leadership and how to motivate and leverage team members EHS contribution;
  • Learn how to establish leading and lagging EHS KPI’s, aligned to company policy, objectives, plans and senior leadership expectations;
  • Learn how to interface and manage Contractors ensuring effective communication and positive EHS contribution;
  • Understand the importance, key challenges and management techniques related to ‘safe systems of work’ and ‘management of change’ practices;
  • Understand principles of EHS risk matrices, ALARP and key aspects to effectively manage EHS risks;
  • Understand he principles of incident and crisis management;
  • Learn how to perform pre-incident investigations, incident reporting and the basics of causal analysis and SMART systemic recommendations.


10 to 16


Classroom based with group exercises




2 days