OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor

OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course


Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course teaches the fundamental auditing principles and practices, in conformance with national and international accepted norms and regulations relating to OH&S requirements.

Experienced GA tutors will guide delegates through the entire audit process; from initiation to conducting follow-up.

By attending this course, delegates will gain the necessary auditing skills through activity-based learning and practical auditing experience with coaching, group workshops and open forum discussions.

Duration: Five day

Who should attend?

  • Health & Safety Managers
  • Health & Safety professionals interested in conducting first-party, second-party, and/or third-party audits
  • Management Representatives
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Consultants

What will I learn?

Upon completion, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of an OH&S management system, including the principles of hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control, legal compliance and other requirements described in OHSAS 18001 of OH&S management systems standards, management system audits and of third-party certification.
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an OH&S management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate).
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an OH&S management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with OHSAS 18001 and in accordance with ISO19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate).

How will I benefit?

  • Gain business assurance in a robust occupational health and safety management system
  • Evaluate conformity of health and safety processes and procedures
  • Promote continual improvement of health and safety processes and procedures
  • Encourage leadership through employee professional development and confidence in the highest standards of working environment
  • Build stakeholder confidence in a focussed BS OHSAS 18001 audit framework.

What’s included?

  • Training course notes
  • Lunch & refreshments
  • Loan copy of the standard (to be returned after the course)
  • On completion, you’ll be awarded an certified training course certificate