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OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor Class Objectives:

  • Management System Auditor Certification
  • Key Principles of OHS Management Systems
  • Identifying the Audit Scope and OH&S Issues to be Audited
  • OHSAS 18001 Standard Requirements
  • Evaluating Hazards and Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Regulatory Compliance Management as a Component of the OHSMS
  • Documentation Requirements
  • OHSMS Auditing Processes and Procedures Based upon ISO 19011
  • Effective Auditing Techniques and Skills
  • The Phases of Management System Auditing: Planning, Conducting, Analyzing Results, Reporting and Corrective Action
  • Preparing and Communicating Audit Findings to Management
  • Effective Audit Team Leadership

Outline (Typical Agenda)

Day One of OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor Course:

  • Introduction
  • Terminology and Definitions
  • In Class Activity: Definitions
  • Background History and Rationale of Quality Management
  • Intro to the family of documents for OHSAS 18001
  • In Class Activity: Using the standard as the basis for an audit
  • Process approach practicum

Day Two of OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor Training

  • Quality System Requirements.
  • Pre-Audit
  • Audit Planning
  • Using the Process Approach
  • Interpreting Audit Results
  • In Class Activity: Audit to OHSAS 18001
  • Control and implementation of OHSAS 18001 Audit Programs
  • SMS auditor qualifications
  • Responsibilities of Auditors
  • In Class Activity: Evaluation of Procedures and Forms
  • Understanding the Audit Checklist
  • In Class Activity: Writing Good Checklist Questions

Day Three of OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor Onsite-Training

  • In Class Activity: Preparation for an Audit
  • Auditing planning (continued)
  • Auditing upper management
  • Auditing Owners
  • Auditing process trails
  • In Class Activity: Conducting the Audit
  • In Class Activity: Assembling Audit Findings
  • Documentation of the Safety System
  • In Class Activity: Reasons for Documenting
  • Plan and Conduct Audits
  • In Class Activity: Applicability of Clauses
  • In Class Activity: Audit Demos and Critiques

Day Four of OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor Certification Class

  • Auditing Planning Trails (continued)
  • Conclusions and Certification
  • Surveillance Special Audits
  • Completing the Audit
  • In Class Activity: Preparing for the second audit
  • In Class Activity: Conducting the second audit
  • In Class Activity: Summarizing Audit Results
  • Elements of a Report
  • In Class Activity: Prepare for final meetings
  • In Class Activity: The Closing Meeting
  • Class Discussion

Day Five of OHSAS 18001 Lead Audit Seminar

  • Review
  • Practical Application of Audit Principles
  • Examinations
    • Interview
    • Lead Auditor Written Exam

Who Should Attend?

  • Management Representatives
  • Members of the OHSAS 18001 implementation team
  • Health & Safety Directors
  • Internal Auditors
  • Consultants
  • Individuals who want to become a Certified RABQSA QMS Auditor
  • Individuals interested in conducting first, second, and third-party audits
  • Individuals leading their companies to OHSAS 18001 certification

OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor Certification

Individuals who successfully display competence during these courses will receive a Certificate of Attainment stating that he or she has satisfied the OHSAS 18001 Foundations training requirements for OHSAS Auditors through RABQSA

  • RABQSA Lead Auditor Certificate
  • IAQG-Sanctioned Aerospace Auditor Transition Training to Revision C certificate

Special Features

  • Online OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor Training is not permissible. However, some courses combine an initial component over the Internet, and conclude with a 3-day classroom section under the guidance of an experienced trainer. (Online & Instructor Led)
  • TPECS - Some organizations have the ability to provide TPECS modular instruction. TPECS: Training Provider Examination Certification Scheme.
  • TPECS Ensures:
    • Improved assessment and evidence of competence;
    • A more effective and efficient personnel certification process; and
    • Greater involvement of training providers in the personnel certification process.
  • AATT
  • Other Special Features may vary