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Lead Auditor ISO 45001:2018

OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSMS) has now been updated to ISO 45001:2018. The application of internationally recognized ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSMS) is crucial in order to improve your company’s working conditions and develop a safe working environment.


Gain the knowledge and skills to implement, audit and improve your company’s Occupational Health & Safety Management System with our ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor training course.


This course, designed by LiberoAssurance Training team covers the purpose, benefits and application of the standard and teaches participants to improve their OHSMS performance and effectively conduct OHSMS audits.


Aims & Objectives
  • Help participants understand the key requirements, structure and benefits of ISO 45001:2018
  • Deliver sufficient analysis for the effective implementation of ISO 45001:2018 OH&S management system
  • Provide the key internal auditing techniques to plan, conduct and follow-up OH&S auditing activities that add real value


Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the importance and benefits of an ISO 45001:2018 OHSMS
  • Demonstrate knowledge on the structure and key requirements of ISO 45001:2018
  • Interpret ISO 45001:2018 requirements for audit application
  • Gain the skills to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 45001:2018 in any auditing situation
  • Explain the role of an internal auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 45001:2018
  • Establish and plan the activities of an audit team
  • Communicate effectively with the auditee and audit client
  • Organise and direct audit team members
  • Prepare and complete the internal audit report
  • Use remote auditing methods


Who should attend?
  • Occupational health & safety managers/consultants
  • Those who wish to understand ISO 45001:2018 and its application
  • Anyone involved in the planning, implementing, maintaining, supervising, or auditing of an ISO 45001:2018 standard
  • Those starting their career as auditors in occupational health & safety management


Prerequisite skills & knowledge: None required
Available in-house/distant learning? Yes
Created by: LiberoAssurance Accredited Training Centre


ISO 45001:2018 Requirements

Overview of ISO 45001:2018

  • What is ISO 45001?
  • The purpose of ISO 45001
  • Advantages of ISO 45001
  • ISO 45001 System

Layout & updates of OH&S management system

  • ISO 45001:2018 Structure
  • ISO 45001 Processes
  • OH&S management system changes
  • ISO 45001 vs. OHSAS 18001
  • ISO 45001 & OHSAS 18001 comparison matrix
  • Clauses 1 & 2

Clause 3 - Key Terms & Definitions

  • Terms related to Organization and Leadership
  • Terms related to Planning
  • Terms related to Support and Operation
  • Terms related to performance evaluation and improvement
  • Terms related to Audit

Clause 4 - Context of the organization

  • Understanding the organization and its context
  • Understanding the needs and expectations of workers & other interested parties
  • Determining the scope of the Occupational health and safety management systems
  • Occupational health and safety management systems

Clause 5 - Leadership and worker participation

  • Leadership and commitment
  • OH&S Policy
  • Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities
  • Consultation and participation of workers

Clause 6 - Planning

  • Actions to address risks and opportunities
  • OH&S objectives and planning to achieve them

Clause 7 - Support

  • Resources
  • Competence
  • Awareness
  • Communication
  • Documented information

Clause 8 - Operation

  • Operational planning and control
  • Emergency Preparedness and response

Clause 9 - Performance Evaluation

  • Internal audit
  • Management review

Clause 10 - Improvement

  • General
  • Incident, nonconformity and corrective action
  • Continual Improvement
ISO 45001 Analysis

Hazard Risk Identification

  • Hazard & Risk Overview
  • Occupational Health & Safety Hazards
  • Hazard Identification
  • Common control methods
  • Significance criteria evaluation

Documented Information

  • General
  • OHSAS 18001 & ISO 45001 comparison
  • Documented Information requirements
  • Suggestions on documented information
  • Records to be maintained

Accident Investigation System

  • Aims & Benefits
  • Types Of Accidents/ Incidents Reported And Investigated
  • Procedures
  • Remedial Action & Follow-up
  • Review By Management
  • Near-miss Reporting
  • Training personnel responsible for Accident Investigation
  • Accident / Incident Analysis

ISO 45001:2018 Installation

  • OH&S System installation requirements
  • Installation for new clients
  • Installation for certified clients
  • ISO 45001 Responsible Team
  • Operation and Service Control
  • OH&S Personnel Awareness & Training
  • OH&S development against ISO 45001 requirements

Awareness of ISO 45001:2018 for Vendors/Suppliers

  • Industry & supplier Interaction
  • Benefits of OH&S prevention
  • Adequate Material Handling
  • Transportation

Verification Matrix

  • General workplace conditions
  • Facilities
  • Materials


ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Techniques

The Audit

  • What is an audit?
  • Why Audit?
  • Audit Types

Audit Steps

  • Audit Plan
  • Performing OHSMS audit activities
  • Developing Checklists
  • Opening Meeting
  • Conducting the Audit
  • Recording Results
  • Closing Meeting
  • Non-Conformities & Non-Compliances
  • Audit Report
  • Closing Meeting (s)

Audit Programme

  • Establishing the Audit programme objectives
  • Identifying and evaluating audit programme risks
  • Process flow for the management of an audit programme
  • Managing an audit programme
  • Audit programme Implementation

Accreditation & Certification

  • Accreditation & Certification Bodies
  • Certification Process

Auditor’s Performance

  • Auditor’s Quality
  • The Auditors conduct
  • Auditor’s Code Conduct
  • Auditor Characteristics
  • Auditor's personal behavior
  • Auditee’s conduct
  • Selecting the audit team members
  • Skills of audit team leaders
  • How to evaluate an Auditor

Psychological factors during an audit

  • Attitudes and relationships
  • Obstacles & communication
  • Space & Time issues
  • Body language
  • Cultural factors
  • Principles of Listening
  • Questions & questioning

Audit tips & techniques

  • Tips to trained auditor
  • Question Technique
  • Competence of the audit programme manager
Exam & Certification
  • Exam on ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations
  • No. of Slides: 363 (Available for download)
  • Terms and definitions


  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 43
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrolment duration: 90 days (starting from date of purchase)
  • CPD Points: 43
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.4


Assessment methods


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Exam for ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor





On successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’


Accreditation by EOPPEP

LiberoAssurance has been accredited as a Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 by the National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP).

EOPPEP is the statutory body for the development and implementation of the Hellenic Qualifications Framework (NQF) in correspondence with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). EOPPEP is the National Coordination Point for EQF in Greece (NCP).


Approved courses by the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences

LiberoAssurance in cooperation with the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences offers approved courses. All participants have the option to receive double certification from the University and LiberoAssurance Training Centre.

The University of Applied Sciences of Central Greece and LiberoGroup have agreed to develop a research project the purpose of which is education, lifelong learning and specialisation of persons, to facilitate their induction in the labour market using e-learning and traditional methods of training. The ultimate aim of this cooperation is the development of a post-graduate programme in collaboration with other Academic Institutions and Ministries.


Accreditation by IAS and E.S.Y.D

LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the Hellenic Accreditation System (E.SY.D) which has been appointed as the National Accreditation Body of Greece.

LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) one of the leading accreditation bodies in the United States.





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