This course is registered with the IRCA

OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor - UK Only

IQMS
In Sunderland, Wokingham, Woodford and 4 other venues
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Description

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.

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Price for Emagister users: Mutiple Booking Discount The following multiple booking discounts apply to all of the courses on our public schedule and apply to bookings made onto

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location Timetable
27 March 2017
03 July 2017
13 November 2017
Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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06 February 2017
05 June 2017
02 October 2017
Bristol
Ramada Bristol City, Redcliffe Way, Avon, England
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23 October 2017
Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
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13 February 2017
12 June 2017
09 October 2017
Solihul
Ramada Hotel Solihul, B91 3RF, West Midlands, England
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03 April 2017
10 July 2017
16 October 2017
Sunderland
Business & Innovation Centre, Wearfield, SR5 2TA, Tyne and Wear, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

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.

· Who is it intended for?

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.

· Requirements

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 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 OH&S terms and definitions as given in OHSAS 18001

· Qualification

Delegates successfully completing the course, including examination, will be awarded an IRCA registered certificate A17139.

· What marks this course apart?

This course is registered with The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) the leading professional body for management system auditors.

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What you'll learn on the course

Occupational Health Safety
Occupational Health Safety
As well as OHSAS 18000 series standards
Auditing
IT Auditing
Skills and Training
IT Management
Management
Compliance
Planning
systems
Risk
Safety Management
IT risk
Audit
Health and Safety Management
International
An understanding of H&S management principals & concepts
As well as OHSAS 18000 series standards

Teachers and trainers (1)

Wendy Bowman
Wendy Bowman
Senior Consultant

Course programme

Course review:

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).

Introduction
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.

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

If you would like to attend our IRCA registered OHSAS 18001 Foundation course at a discounted price to help you prepare fro this Lead Auditor course please contact us.

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

What Are The Benefits?
The course is designed not only to help people perform effective and value-adding audits, but also to develop delegates wider understanding of the OHSAS health and safety management systems design and implementation. Successful completion of the course and the achievement of the 70% pass mark will satisfy the formal training requirements for those wishing to register as auditors or lead auditors with the IRCA.

Style of Delivery And Course LeadersOur course leaders have a background in health and safety as well as being qualified, registered and experienced auditors. They have extensive knowledge across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceuticals, local and national government.

Certification
Delegates successfully completing the course, including examination, will be awarded an IRCA registered certificate A17139.

Time 08.30 – 18.00 (Days 1 to 4) 08.30 – 15.30 (Day 5)


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