• This three-days highly interactive course is ideal for those seeking to develop their professional skills in planning, implementing and reporting effective audits in health and safety and provides an in-depth understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series ISO 45001:2018 model.

Duration – 3 Days

Who should attend?

  • Those responsible for obtaining certification to ISO 45001.
  • Those who wish to register as an IRCA OH&S auditor (additional requirements also apply).
  • Auditors who want to audit OH&S management systems and who need to show professional competence in this subject.
  • Those new to auditing wishing to understand OH&S MS auditing.
  • Senior managers involved in the outcome of OH&S audits.

Prerequisite

Occupational health & safety management principles and concepts:

  • The Plan, Do, Check Act (PDCA) cycle
  • The purpose and benefits of 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 ISO 45001
  • This knowledge can be gained in a number of ways;

Previous experience and existing knowledge

  • Attending an IRCA ISO 45001 Foundation course – or equivalent
  • Reading or self-study

Objectives

Describe the purpose, scope & business benefits of OH&SMS

  • Explain the elements of OH&S management.
  • Provide an interpretation and understanding of ISO 45001 requirements.
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, and report and follow up an OHSMS audit in accordance with ISO 19011.
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and by interpreting ISO 45001.
  • Provide knowledge to write nonconformity & audit reports 
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