This Lead Auditor Safety course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognised audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this Lead Auditor Safety training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011, the certification process according to ISO 17021.
Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit programs, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Internal auditors
- Auditors wanting to perform and lead Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) certification audits
- Project managers or consultants wanting to master the Occupational Health and Safety Management System audit process
- Persons responsible for the Occupational Health and Safety or conformity in an organisation
- Members of an Occupational Health and Safety team
- Expert advisors in Health & Safety
- Experts wanting to prepare for an Occupational Health and Safety audit function
On successful completion of all required assessments, participants will receive a statement of attainment from Compass Assurance Training (RTO: 88194) for the nationally recognised competencies:
- BSBAUD501 Initiate a quality audit
- BSBAUD503 Lead a quality audit
- BSBAUD504 Report on a quality audit
- BSBAUD402 Participate in a quality audit
- BSBWHS606 Conduct a WHS audit
- BSBWHS604 Evaluate the WHS performance of organisations
- Describe the purpose of an OHS Management System and explain its principles.
- Explain the purpose, content and interrelationship of OHSAS 18001, OHSAS 18002, AS/NZS4801 and ISO 19011.
- Plan and conduct an unbiased OH&S Management System audits in accordance with ISO 19011.
- Interpret the requirements of OHSAS 18001 and/or AS/NZS4801 in the context of an audit.
- Report the audit, including writing valid, factual and value adding non-conformity report.
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of auditors and team leaders (team leaders shall lead the audit).
- Undertake audit follow -up activities, including evaluating the effectiveness of corrective action taken by process owners
DURATION AND DELIVERY OPTIONS
This course is available public course and mixed mode delivery. Our public courses are conducted over 5 days.
If a student believes they already have the knowledge, skills and competencies making them eligible for recognition of prior learning in this course they may apply to participate in the RPL processes.
Submit the Lead Auditor OHSAS 18001 ASNZS 4801 Contact form on this page for more information and to book your place.
PREREQUISITES / ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
There are no prerequisites for this course. Basic knowledge of OHSAS 18001, AS/NZS 4801 or auditing is recommended.
Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) concepts as required by OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801
- Normative, regulatory and legal framework related to occupational health and safety
- Fundamental principles of occupational Health and Safety
- OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801 certification process
- Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS)
- Detailed presentation of OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801 clause-by-clause
Planning and initiating an OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801 audit
- Fundamental audit concepts and principles
- Audit approach based on evidence and on hazard
- Preparation of an OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801 certification audit
- OHSMS documentation audit
- Conducting an opening meeting
Conducting an OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801 audit
- Communication during the audit
- Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
- Audit test plans
- Formulation of audit findings
- Documenting of nonconformities
Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801 audit
- Audit documentation
- Quality review
- Conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801 audit
- Evaluation of corrective action plans
- OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801 Surveillance audit
- OHSAS 18001 and AS/NZS 4801 internal audit management program