OH&S Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Conversion


  OH&S MS Auditor/Lead Auditor Conversion

   3 Days

You need this course if ...

  • you are a lead auditor wishing to extend your knowledge to encompass Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S)
  • you are playing an increasing role in your organisation’s management of health and safety
  • you want to satisfy the formal Auditor/Lead Auditor training requirements for IRCA certification

You will learn ...

  • the business benefits of implementing an OH&S management system
  • essential definitions to help you interpret and audit OHSAS 18001 requirements
  • the purpose, intent and key requirements of OHSAS 18001
  • the contribution audits can make to the effectiveness of your management system

    • the roles and responsibilities of an OH&S auditor and lead auditor

    • how risk assessment is used as a strategic business tool

    • the importance of hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

    • how to plan your audits by developing effective checklists

    • how to verify that current practice conforms with defined requirements and OHSAS 18001

    • to gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and sampling of documentation

    • to report findings accurately against the requirements of OHSAS 18001

  • what corrective action is and who is responsible for taking action

  • how to follow up and verify the effectiveness of corrective action taken
  • the certification requirements to become a registered auditor/lead auditor with IRCA

You will need …

  • to have successfully completed an IRCA approved Lead Auditor course, or accepted equivalent if you wish to register as an EMS Auditor or Lead Auditor with IRCA. If you do not meet the above criteria, you need to attend our five day OH&S Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor course

    • extensive experience of auditing management systems
  • ideally to have attended our OHSAS 18001 Appreciation and Interpretation course or OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor and Foundation course

  • a working knowledge of OH&S management systems and applicable legislation
    • to understand the basics of how organisations work and the role of top management

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