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ISO 45001:2018 Internal Auditor Training

Course Details:

2 days, 14 instructional hours
14 MESH (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) Hours
14 Engineering Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

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Course Description:
This 2-day course will cover the basic requirements of conducting an internal audit of an organizations Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) according to ISO 45001:2018. This workshop will discuss the fundamentals of the ISO 45001 standard on day 1 and auditing skills on day 2. Topics covered in this training will include:

  • In depth review of all requirements by the ISO 45001
  • Example methods and documents which can be used to meet the above requirements
  • Internal Audit programs
  • Using audit questions developed for the OHS Management Representative (OHSMR)
  • Method of developing audit questions for non-management or area audits
  • Internal Audit Write-ups
  • When the workshop is delivered on-site, an audit of your company’s OHSMS can be included.

Learning Objectives:
Our experienced instructor, will discuss, in-depth, the ISO 45001:2018 standard, highlighting changes from the old OHSAS 18001-2007. A variety of exercises and explanations, will be conducted including:

  • Explaining how to build an OHSMS
  • Planning, preparing and performing internal audits
  • Terminology Exercise
  • JHA Process and Forms (6.1.2)
  • Risk Assessments (6.1.1)
  • Listing Legal Requirements (6.1.3)
  • Comparing the requirements of 6.1.3 vs 9.1.2 (Evaluation of Compliance)
  • True False Quizzes
  • Explaining Operational Controls
  • How to designate competency requirements and what is evidence of competency
  • What is evidence of Effective Implementation of an OHSMS
  • Audit Principles and Personal Behaviors as per ISO 19011-2011
  • Sampling of audit evidence
  • Following the Audit Trail
  • Major/Minor NC
  • Findings Write-ups
  • Mock EMR Audits
  • Mock Area Audits
  • New requirements for integrating the OHSMS into business process (leadership, context, interested parties, etc)

Upon completion of this class, you will know what audit criteria to focus on and how to prepare for and conduct an ISO 45001 audit

Each participant will receive a training manual and copy of the ISO 45001:2018 standard. The training manual will contain:

  • Example OHSMS Forms
  • Exercises
  • OHSMR Checklist of Questions
  • Other OHSMS Audit Forms (audit cover sheets, Blank Area Audit form, Question preparation & development forms, OHSMS Awareness questions, etc)

Participants will also receive a certificate of completion with instructional hours.

Who Should Attend:
Anyone who will be performing ISO 45001 audits will benefit from this class. In addition, this course would be essential to:

  • Managers building an OHSMS
  • OHSMS Training Instructors
  • Others

NOTE: ISO 45001:2018 Overview is not a prerequisite for this workshop. This course is designed for individuals who are seeking to become an ISO 45001 Internal Auditor.

Additional Notes:
If you are NOT looking to become an ISO 45001:2018 EMS Internal Auditor and are just seeking to gain a fundamental understanding of the ISO 45001 standard, please register for the ISO 45001:2018 Overview. These workshops can also be delivered onsite, and can include a practice audit of your company’s OHSMS.

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