Lead Auditor Courses

OHSAS 45001 Lead Auditor


OHSAS 45001 is an Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management systems. It is intended to help an organization to control occupational health and safety risks. It was developed in response to widespread demand for a recognized standard against which to be certified and assessed.

Certification: OHSAS Certificate
Programs Duration
OHSAS 45001 Lead Auditor 40 Hours
Course Overview

This training provides the skills and knowledge for you to audit Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems (OH&SMS). You will learn to assess the design, implementation and improvement of an organization's OH&SMS to the requirements of OHSAS 45001:2007.

Who is the course for?

Anyone who is or aspires to be:

  • A Third Party Assessor or Lead Assessor
  • Responsible for undertaking audits of suppliers/subcontractors
  • Responsible for implementing internal audits and audit programs
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand and implement your own Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Demonstrate organizational compliance with all the relevant legal requirements
  • Understand the importance of safety policy and how it should be based on all the significant risks identified within the organization.
  • Understand and demonstrate continuous improvement in occupational health & safety performance
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of the OHSAS 45001:2007 audit and certification process
  • Have the skills and knowledge needed to plan and conduct third party audits requirements of the OHSAS 45001:2007 Safety
  • Management Systems and report the results
  • Understand the importance of audit evidence, corrective action and performance monitoring
Course covers
  • A brief discussion upon OHSAS 45001 Standards series
  • 8 Management Principles
  • Process Approach including the PDCA Cycle;
  • Auditing against OHSAS 45001:2007 Standard Requirements & Risk Assessment
  • Occupational Health & Safety Management System documentation
  • Auditing Standard ISO 19011:2011 requirements
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Auditor
  • Audit Planning
  • Checklists, Non Conformance Reports
  • Audit Reporting
  • Final Team Meeting / Follow-up
  • Verification / Audit Records
  • Accreditation / Certification and Auditor Registration
  • Exercises, Case Study etc.
  • Course Examination

The delegate will receive an OHSAS accredited certificate.