OH&S Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Course # A17442
(Certified By IRCA)
Duration: 5 days
This course gives students a broad understanding of the OHSAS 18001 standard and occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system principles. The course enables participants to acquire the principles and techniques in conducting safety management system audits. Following the implementation of an OH&S management system, effective auditing of business processes and practices helps to identify areas of conformity as well as areas requiring improvement. Delegates will develop effective auditing skills and knowledge of current best practice to aid continual improvement through focused OH&S audits. Successful implementation of the course meets part of the formal training requirements for those seeking registration under the IRCA Auditor Registration Scheme.
What you will learn?
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Understand the introduction to OHSAS 18001.
Understand the purpose and scope of an OH&S management system.
Exercise risk assessment principles and approach.
Realize the role of the lead auditor.
Determine audit requirements of OHSAS 18001.
Develop audit strategies.
Plan and conduct an audit in line relevant OH&S audit criteria.
Write nonconformity and audit reports.
Execute follow up activities.
Realize lead auditor duties and competence issues.
Requirements for Successful Completion
To succeed this course, delegates must:
Course Materials & Styles
Delegates receive comprehensive course manuals with reference materials for the OH&S 18001standard.
Delegates will be exposed to:
- Group work activities, practical skills development exercises, workshops ,role plays and interactive discussion groups.
Who should attend?
Health and Safety Manager/ Quality Manger/ Environmental Manager.
Staff with responsibility for implementing and auditing OH&S management systems.
Those who want to become third party auditors for OH&S 18001.
Delegates must have the following prior knowledge:
The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle.
The purpose and benefits of a an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system.
A basic knowledge of managing occupational health and safety (OH&S) through hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and compliance with legal and other requirements.
A basic awareness of common examples of relevant national and local OH&S legislation and requirements.
Commonly used OH&S terms and definitions as given in OHSAS 18001.
Language:   English / Arabic.
Tutor:   Fulfills IRCA requirements for this scheme.