ISO 45001 OH&S Management Systems Auditor / Lead Auditor Conversion

You need this course if:

  • you are a lead auditor wishing to extend your knowledge to audit OH&S Management Systems against ISO 45001 requirements
  • you want to satisfy the formal Auditor/Lead Auditor Conversion training requirements for IRCA auditor certification

You will learn:

  • the purpose and benefits of an OH&S management system
  • essential definitions to help you interpret and audit ISO 45001 requirements
  • to analyse ISO 45001 clauses and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements
  • the importance of hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • how organisations can take a preventive approach to risk management through the effective implementation of ISO 45001
  • to review procedures and evaluate conformance with ISO 45001
  • to prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes, areas and between members of an audit team
  • how to conduct process and area audits and evaluate the effective implementation of an OH&S management system 
  • to gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation
  • to evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and non-conformance with requirements
  • to report findings accurately against requirements of ISO 45001, write and grade nonconformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action
  • the certification requirements to become a registered auditor/lead auditor with IRCA

You will need:

  • to have successfully completed an IRCA approved Auditor/Lead Auditor course, or equivalent, if you wish to register as an OH&S management systems Auditor or Lead Auditor with IRCA. If you do not meet the above criteria you should attend our five day OH&S Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor course
  • knowledge of the following occupational health & safety management principles and concepts: 
  • the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle 
  • the purpose and benefits of a 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 ISO 45001 
  • knowledge of the requirements of ISO 45001, which may be gained by completing LRQA’s ISO 45001 Appreciation and Interpretation course or LRQA’s ISO 45001 Internal Auditor course

Your future development: 

  • QMS and EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor conversion courses
  • Tutored Audits (coached live audit at your company)
  • IOSH and NEBOSH courses
  • Business Improvement courses 

Course length: 

3 days


Note: This course will be certified by CQI and IRCA to meet the requirements of the CQI and IRCA OHSAS 18001 Auditor Conversion (OH&SMS) course criteria PR356

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