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Lead Auditor OHSAS 18001:2007


The application of internationally recognized OHSAS 18001:2007 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 Lead Auditor OHSAS 18001 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
  • Identify the key requirements and benefits of OHSAS 18001:2007
  • Manage occupational health & safety and drive continual improvement
  • Attract and retain customers by meeting their current and future needs
  • Identify the aims and benefits of an OHSAS 18001:2007 audit
  • Interpret OHSAS 18001:2007 requirements for audit application
  • Plan, conduct and follow-up auditing activities that add real value
  • Grasp the application of risk-based thinking, leadership and process management
  • Access the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use
  • Build stakeholder confidence through the most recognised hygiene practise
  • Manage OH&S risks and hazards effectively

 

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will be able to:

  • Learn the importance and benefits of an OHSAS 18001:2007 OHSMS
  • Understand the key requirements, terms and definitions of OHSAS 18001:2007 and its structure, which incorporates the Annex SL common framework for management system standards
  • Grasp the main concepts such as risk-based thinking, process approach, Plan-Do-Check-Act, and the 7 management principles
  • Gain the skills to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with OHSAS 18001
  • Conduct effective audits in any auditing situation
  • 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 audit report

 

Who should attend?
  • OH&S managers/consultants
  • OH&S appointed auditors
  • Those who wish to understand OHSAS 18001 and its application
  • Anyone involved in the planning, implementing, maintaining, supervising, or auditing of an OHSAS 18001:2007 OHSMS
  • Anyone interest in Occupational Health & Safety management systems

 

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

 

Part A Contents: OHSAS 18001:2007 Awareness

Overview
  • What is OHSAS 18001?
  • Why we should implement OHSAS?
  • What is the goal of OHSAS 18001?
  • Scope of OHSAS 18001
  • How OHSAS 18001 help us?
  • Benefits of OHSAS 18001
The OHSAS System
  • OHSAS system performance
  • Causes of OH&S hazards
  • Publications
Key concepts
  • Concepts related to OHSAS systems
OHSAS 18001:2007 Requirements
  • General requirements
  • OH&S Policy
  • Planning
  • Implementation and operation
  • Checking and monitoring
  • Management review
Hazard / Risk identification
  • Common health hazards
  • Occupational hazards
  • Types of hazards (physical, chemical, etc.)
  • Control methods
Documentation
  • Control
  • Records
Steps for OHSAS 18001 installation
  • Main requirements
  • Implementation methodology
Accident Investigation System
  • Benefits
  • Types of accidents
  • Procedures
  • Follow-up
Verification Matrix
  • Workplace conditions
  • Facilities
  • Material
 

Part B Contents: OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor

The audit
  • What is an audit?
  • Why Audit?
  • Audit Types
Audit steps
  • Audit Plan
  • Developing Checklists
  • Opening Meeting
  • Conducting the Audit
  • Closing Meeting
  • Audit Report
  • Audit Follow-up Activities
Audit programme
  • Establishing the Audit programme objectives
  • Identifying and evaluating audit programme risks and opportunities
  • Process flow for the management of an audit programme
  • Managing an audit programme
  • Audit programme Implementation
  • Process of collecting and verifying information
  • Monitoring audit programme
  • Improving audit programme
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
  • Maintaining and improving auditor competence
Psychological factors during an audit
  • Attitudes and relationships
  • Obstacles and communication
  • Space and Time issues
  • Body language
  • Cultural factors
  • Principles of Listening
  • Questions & questioning
Audit tips and techniques
  • Tips to trained auditor
  • Question Technique
  • Competence of the audit programme manager

 

Exam & Certification

  • Exam for Part A OHSAS 18001:2007 Awareness
  • Exam for Part B OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead auditor
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 Awareness & Lead Auditor Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • Terms and definitions
  • No. of Slides : 261

 

Resources
  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations

 

Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 31
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrolment duration: 90 days (starting from date of purchase)

 

Credits
  • CPD Points: 31
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1

 

Assessment methods

Hours

% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam for OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor

1

100

60

Outcomes/Certificates

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

 


 

 

 

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190,00 €



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