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The ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) Lead Auditor course is a comprehensive program designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge required to conduct first, second, and third-party audits of OHSMS against the ISO 45001 standard.

Learning Methods

  • Lectures and presentations.
  • Practical exercises and role-playing based on real-life scenarios.
  • Group discussions and interactive sessions.
  • Multiple-choice quizzes and case studies.

Course Objectives

  1. Understand the purpose and benefits of OHSMS standards and audits.
  2. Learn the role of an auditor in planning, conducting, reporting, and following up on an OHSMS audit.
  3. Develop the ability to plan, conduct, report, and follow up on an audit in accordance with ISO 45001 and ISO 19011 standards.

Course Outlines:


Introduction and ISO 45001 Overview

  • Introduction to the course and objectives.
  • Overview of ISO 45001:2018 and its requirements.
  • Understanding the context of the organization.
  • Auditing OH&S policy and objectives.
  • Developing an audit checklist.




Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

  • Auditing hazard identification and risk assessment processes.
  • Understanding audit management principles.
  • Practical exercises on hazard identification and risk assessment.




Leadership, Planning, and Support

  • Auditing leadership, planning, and support (clauses 5, 6, and 7 of ISO 45001).
  • Documentation requirements for OHSMS.
  • Conducting documentation review and preparing audit plans.




Audit Execution and Nonconformities

  • Conducting opening meetings, audit interviews, and team meetings.
  • Writing nonconformities and corrective action reports.
  • Practical workshops on audit simulation and reporting.




Performance Evaluation and Improvement

  • Auditing performance evaluation and improvement processes (clauses 9 and 10).
  • Conducting closing meetings and follow-up audits.