Occupational Health and Safety Management System Auditor/Lead Auditor Training

Growing scrutiny toward industry's effects on the environment has made conformance with OHSAS 18001:2007 - a voluntary, internationally recognized Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSAS) standard - more important than ever. Competence of lead auditors is the most important factor for ensuring effective implementation of the OH&S Management System. OH&S auditors require knowledge of OH&S legislation, skill of auditing, understanding of the standard and finally the application of these in most complex situations.

Intertek conducts OHSAS Lead Auditor Training Course which provides the necessary input to master all these special skills needed by a Occupational Health & Safety Management System Auditor as per ISO 19011 guidelines. The course is designed by international specialists in the field of OHSMS auditing involving the most modern accelerated learning techniques existing in the field of training.
IRCA Course No. A17159


This training programme particularly fulfills the training requirement essential to register with auditor registration bodies like IRCA . This training program provides both technical knowledge and practical skills essential to become a competent lead auditor.

The course module is designed to fulfill the needs of aspirant auditors. This Course is certificated by the IRCA Registration Governing Board and satisfies the training requirements for individuals seeking registration under the IRCA QMS Auditor Registration Scheme.

After successful completion of this course the delegates are competent to plan, conduct and report an Occupational Health & Safety Management System Audit.


  • Concept of Occupational Health & Safety management principles
  • Requirements, scope and contents, structure of OHSAS 18001:2007
  • Introduction to OH&S auditing
  • Phases of auditing
  • Audit planning
  • Audit preparation
  • Audit tools and techniques
  • Opening meeting
  • Audit performance
  • Closing meeting
  • Audit reporting
  • Non-conformance reports
  • Follow-up audits and surveillance
  • Group presentation
  • Case study and syndicate exercises
  • Written examination

Who Should Attend

  • Management representatives
  • OH&S Consultants
  • Top & middle management
  • Safety professionals
  • System implementers
  • Internal Auditor
  • Individuals who wish to register as a lead auditor with IRCA

Session dates and location:

Please contact us at business.assurance@intertek.com for more information on session dates and locations.


5 Days


Participants who score 70 per cent and above in both the continuous assessment and written examination will be issued an IRCA accredited certificate, while the others will be issued an attendance certificate.

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