This OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor course provides attendees with the techniques to undertake structured internal audits referencing the requirements of OHSAS 18001. The two-day course is structured to provide delegates with information regarding the skills and techniques to prepare, conduct and report internal occupational health and safety audits.
Attendees should have a working knowledge of BS OHSAS 18001 either through attending a BSI Training introductory course or through a practical understanding. The BS OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor course is appropriate to any personnel wishing to develop the necessary skills, techniques and knowledge to prepare them for undertaking occupational health and safety related internal audits.
This internal auditor course is equally applicable to existing auditors, newly appointed auditors, health and safety managers/advisers, quality managers, environmental managers/advisers, integrated risk managers and any other personnel with a desire to develop their understanding of occupational health and safety auditing.
• An overview of health and safety management system auditing
• An overview of BS OHSAS 18001 in relation to auditing the requirements
• Auditor competence, knowledge and skills
• The audit process
• Scheduling and planning
• Conducting the audit
• Reporting the audit
• Close out of findings
• Identification of effective corrective action
A thorough understanding of the processes involved with auditing OH&S management systems assists with the identification of gaps and areas of concern. It can also identify areas which require further improvement and help to reduce risks and recurrence of problems.
The training is two days.