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



Accreditation  IRCA A17159
DurationFive days 
Session Dates and Location


Intended For

All personnel responsible for external audits including supplier audits personnel responsible for internal audits.
AimTo enable participants to gain a basic knowledge of the requirements of OHSAS 18001 and health and safety audits and to effectively participate in the implementation and auditing of an Occupational Health & Safety Management System.

At the end of the course the participants will be able to:

  • assemble a team for implementing the system.
  • examine the organisation’s existing system and establish base-line information.
  • develop an occupational health & safety policy.
  • define responsibilities.
  • produce a register of regulations.
  • identify occupational health & safety risks.
  • produce a register of significant occupational health & safety risks.
  • define objectives and targets.
  • produce management programmes.
  • establish occupational health & safety management systems documentation.
  • establish key health & safety parameters requiring monitoring & measurement.
  • actively participate in occupational health & safety auditing.
  • have undergone training recognised by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) for persons wishing to become OH&SMS auditors.
  • The content of an Occupational Health & Safety Policy based upon 18001
  • Implementation of an OH&S Management System
  • Integration with Other Management Systems
  • Planning Audits
  • Conducting Audits
  • Interview Skills
  • Report Writing
  • Key National OH&S Legislation
  • Identifying and Assessing Occupational Health & Safety Risks
  • Monitoring OH&S Performance
  • Continual Improvement
  • Certification Requirements