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SPEAKER SERIES: Introduction to BS OHSAS 18001 – Occupational Health & Safety Management

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Presenter: Karen Noftall, President, Quality Matters

Title: Introduction to BS OHSAS 18001 – Occupational Health & Safety Management

Date: February 17, 2015
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm (light lunch provided)
Location: NEIA’s Board Room at 90 O’Leary Ave
Cost: FREE!

Are you interested in learning more about the Occupational Health & Safety Management, BS OHSAS 18001? If yes, then you should come attend our BS OHSAS 18001 speaker series session. This session will provide information on how OH&S systems can reduce workplace hazards and boost employee morale.

BS OHSAS 18001 sets out the minimum requirements for occupational health and safety management best practice. Work with us to bring BS OHSAS 18001 into your business and you can achieve the maximum return for your employees, your operations and your customers. BS OHSAS 18001 not only motivates staff, it also engages customers and suppliers looking for businesses that take occupational health and safety management seriously.

What are the benefits of BS OHSAS 18001?

  • Create the best possible working conditions across your organization
  • Identify hazards and put in place controls to manage them
  • Reduce workplace accidents and illness to cut related costs and downtime
  • Engage and motivate staff with better, safer working conditions
  • Demonstrate compliance to customers and suppliers

This session is the second in a series of presentations on standards of value for firms operating in the environmental sector. Other upcoming sessions include information on: ISO 26000 (Guidance on Social Responsibility), and Integrated Management Systems. Registration for these other sessions will be available in due course.

About Karen Noftall


(B.Sc., PMP, RAB/QMS Lead Quality Auditor; Lead Environmental Auditor; Lead Registration Auditor-QMS; CSA Certified Trainer; QMPR/HACCP Certified.)

Karen is the owner and president of Quality Matters Inc., a QHSE firm operating for over 17 years in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Quality Matters offers its clients consulting, auditing and training services in business, quality, health & safety and environmental management programs to the service and manufacturing industries in both the private and public sectors.

Karen holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador and has various accreditations/certificates including Project Management Professional and Lead Environmental Auditor. She is the former President of the Newfoundland Labrador Organization for Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE).

She has more than 25 years of experience in the business and QHSE fields and has certified over 100 small, medium and large companies to the International Standards Organization (ISO) requirements including ISO 14001; Environmental Management Systems.

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