OHSMS Lead Auditor Course

OHSMS 45001:2018 Lead Auditor Course Description

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of occupational health and safety management systems against ISO 45001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable. All references in this document to ISO standards are to the current versions unless otherwise stated.

Delegates who successfully complete this CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor (OHSMS) Training course (within the five years prior to making an application to become a certificated auditor) will satisfy the training requirements for initial certification as an IRCA OHSMS auditor.

This course is approved by CQI IRCA, UK. Course Approval No. 1885 in association with 3fold Education Center

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the purpose of an occupational health and safety management system, of occupational health and safety management system standards, of management system audit, of third-party certification, and the business benefits of improved performance of the occupational health and safety management system.
  2. Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an occupational health and safety management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as appropriate.
  3. Plan, conduct, report and follow-up an audit of an occupational health and safety management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 45001, and in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021 where appropriate.

ISO 45001:2018 OHSMS Lead Auditor Course Outline

Day 1

  1. Introduction to the course
  2. ISO 45001:2018 overview
  3. Understand context of organization
  4. ISO 45001:2018 requirements
  5. Auditing OH&S policy and objectives
  6. Audit checklist

Day 2

  1. Auditing hazard identification
  2. Risk assessment process
  3. Audit management
  4. Auditor’s competence
  5. Audit top management
  6. Audit behaviour
  7. Audit execution
  8. Auditor responsibilities

Day 3

  1. NCR reporting
  2. Corrective action
  3. Audit report
  4. Audit management
  5. Stage 1 audit plan
  6. Conducting state 1 audit
  7. Stage 2 audit plan

Day 4

  1. Opening meeting
  2. Audit role play – stage 2
  3. NCR reporting
  4. Corrective action
  5. Audit report

Day 5

  1. Closing meeting
  2. Corrective action
  3. Follow up action
  4. Final Examination