OH&S Management Systems Auditor / Lead Auditor (CQI & IRCA Certified 17290)
This course is for you if:
- You want to audit OH&S Management Systems against OHSAS 18001 requirements.
- You are an Auditor or OH&S System Manager and want to add to your credibility with a widely accepted qualification.
- You want to satisfy the formal training requirements for IRCA certification.
You will learn:
- The purpose and benefits of an OH&S management system.
- Essential definitions to help you interpret and audit OHSAS 18001 requirements.
- To analyse OHSAS 18001 clauses and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements.
- The importance of hazard identification and risk assessment and risk control.
- How organizations can take a preventive approach to risk management through the effective implementation of OHSAS 18001.
- The roles and responsibilities of an auditor and lead auditor.
- To plan and conduct an interview with top management and evaluate an organisation’s OH&S policy and objectives.
- To prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes, areas and between members of an audit team.
- How to conduct process and area audits and evaluate the effective implementation of an OH&S management system.
- How to prepare for your audits by developing effective checklists.
- To gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation.
- How to evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and nonconformance with requirements.
- To report findings accurately against requirements of OHSAS 18001, write and grade nonconformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action.
- How to present your overall evaluation to top management.
- The certification requirements to become a registered Auditor / Lead auditor with IRCA.
Your future development:
- QMS and EMS Auditor / Lead Auditor conversion courses
- Tutored Audits (coached live audit at your company)
- IOSH and NEBOSH courses
- Business Improvement courses