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Commercial Training at the Grimsby Institute Group
Commercial Training at the Grimsby Institute Group
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Certificate OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor Course

Certificate OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor Course

This five-day highly interactive Lead Auditor course is ideal for those seeking to develop their professional auditing 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 (OHSAS) 18001:2007 model. This course is registered with the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA).

It is a legal responsibility for a company to have developed its health and safety policy and arrangements. Many companies who are keen to progress beyond legal compliance and improve the way their health and safety system operates are now turning to OHSAS 18001:2007 as their method of choice and as a means of demonstrating the systems credibility to existing and potential customers and to other interested parties.

Course fees:

Material: £0.00 Exam: £ 0.00 Tuition: £1350.00

Awarding Body:

What You Will Learn
Entry Requirements
Course Objectives
To develop delegates’ understanding of the principles of Health and Safety Management, requirements of OHSAS 18001:2007, and to help to develop delegates’ understanding of different types of audit and the practical skills required to plan, execute and report health & safety management systems audits.

Course Content
  • Occupational Health & Safety Awareness
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Occupational Health & Safety Policy Statement
  • Auditor skills and registration
  • Overview of Health and Safety legislative requirements
  • Auditing techniques
  • Risk Assessment Methods (including HAZOP & HAZAN)
  • Audit case study and role-play
  • Roles and Responsibilities of auditors and audit leaders
  • Nonconformity categorisation and reporting
  • Audit planning, execution, reporting and follow-up
Who Should Attend?
This course is invaluable for health and safety professionals who wish to develop their auditing skills. It is particularly useful for those people who regularly assess the health and safety performance of 2nd and 3rd parties. It is also essential for any serious health and safety practitioner with a responsibility to design, implement and manage a health and safety management system that meets the requirements of OHSAS 18001:2007.

Prior Knowledge
Those attending this course are expected to have knowledge of the following:

Occupational health & safety management principles and concepts:
  • The Plan, Do, Check Acto (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 OHSAS 18001
    This knowledge can be gained in a number of ways;
  • Previous experience and existing knowledge
  • Attending an IRCA OHSAS 18001 Foundation course - or equivalent
  • Reading or self-study