ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Overview

ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 45001

  • What is ISO 45001?
  • Purpose
  • About ISO
  • Structure
  • Who is it for?
  • OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001
  • Principles
  • Things to Consider in ISO 45001
  • Terms and Definitions of ISO 45001

Module 2: Basic Introduction to OHSMS

  • Management Systems
  • What is OHSMS?
  • Purpose and Benefits
  • History of OHS Management Systems
  • ILO Guidelines
  • Features of a Successful OHSMS
  • Policies
  • Occupational Health and Safety Opportunity
  • Documented Information
  • Control of Documented Information

Module 3: Plan-Do-Check-Act

  • PDCA Cycle
  • PDCA Approach
    • Planning
    • Support
    • Operation
    • Performance Analysis
    • Improvement

Module 4: Annex SL

  • Introduction Annex SL and ISO 45001
  • Benefits of Annex SL
  • Clauses

Module 5: Introduction to Internal Auditor

  • Internal Auditor Overview
  • What Skills Must an OHSMS Auditor Possess?

Module 6: Auditing and Certification Process

  • Conducting an ISO 45001 Certification Audit
  • Internal Audit
  • How to Indicate Improvement?

Module 7: Audit Procedure

  • Considerations During the Auditing Process
  • Auditing Methods
  • Requirements for Auditors
  • OHSMS Audit Procedure
  • Conducting the Audit

Module 8: Implementing ISO 45001

  • Success Factors for Implementation
    • Make Sure You Know Where to Start
    • Get Management Support
    • Begin with the Fundamentals
    • Find your OH&S Representative
    • Figure Out How You Will Learn that What You Need to Know

Module 9: Risk-Based Thinking

  • Overview
  • Risk-Based Thinking Process
  • Categorising Risk

Module 10: Clause 4 - Context of the Organisation

  • Understanding the Organisation
  • Understanding the Needs and Expectations
  • Determining the Scope of the System

Module 11: Clause 5 - Leadership and Worker Participation

  • Leadership and Commitment
  • Occupational Health and Safety Policy
  • Organisational Roles and Authorities
  • Consultation and Participation of Workers

Module 12: Clause 6 - Planning

  • OH&S Objectives and Planning
    • Clause 6.2.1: OH&S Objectives
    • Clause 6.2.2: Planning to achieve OH&S Objectives

Module 13: Clause 7 - Support

  • Resources
  • Competence
  • Communication

Module 14: Clause 8 - Operation

  • Operational Planning and Control
  • Eliminating Hazards and Reducing Risks
  • Procurement
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response

Module 15: Clause 9 - Performance Evaluation

  • Monitoring and Analysis
    • Clause 9.1: Operational Planning and Control
    • Examine OH&S Performance

Module 16: Clause 10-Improvement

  • Incident, Non-Conformity, and Corrective Action
    • Incidents
    • Investigating Incidents

Module 17: ISO 45001 Lead Auditor

  • Requirements of ISO 45001 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 45001 Development Timeline
  • ISO 45001 Certification Transition Timeline
  • Aims and Benefits of an ISO 45001 Audit
  • Requirements for Audit Application
  • Auditing and Its Types
  • Internal and External Audits
  • Role of Lead Auditor
  • Establish Conformity with ISO 45001
  • Accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021
  • Auditing Techniques and Their Usage
  • Building Stakeholder Confidence

Module 18: Management System

  • Purpose of an OH&S Management System
  • Purpose of an OH&S Management Standards
  • Eliminating Hazards and Reducing Risks
  • Purpose of a Management System Audit
  • Purpose of Third-Party Certification
  • Core Elements of a Management System
  • Benefits of Improved Performance of OHSMS

Module 19: Occupational Health and Safety Management

  • Concepts of Managing OH&S Management
  • Relationship Between OH&S Management
  • Safe and Health Workplace
  • Health and Safety Performance
  • Prevention of Work-Related Injury and Ill-Health

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Who should attend this ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Course?

The ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training Course provides professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to lead and conduct audits of Occupational Health and Safety management systems according to the ISO 45001 standard. Below are some professionals that are suitable for this course:

  • Health and Safety Managers
  • Safety Officers
  • Lead Auditors
  • Quality Management Professionals
  • Risk Management Specialists
  • Operational Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Consultants

Prerequisites of the ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 45001 Foundation Course.

ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Course Overview

Being proficient in ISO 45001 is essential for professionals seeking comprehensive knowledge in Occupational Health and Safety management systems. This training delves into the critical standards set by ISO 45001, emphasising the importance of safe and healthy work environments. Its relevance in today's workplace is unparalleled, addressing global concerns about occupational health risks.

Understanding ISO 45001 is crucial for Safety Professionals, Auditors, and Managers responsible for implementing and maintaining health and safety protocols in their organisations. Courses on ISO 45001 are particularly beneficial for those aiming to ensure compliance with international standards, thereby reducing workplace hazards and boosting employee well-being.

The 5-days ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training by the Knowledge Academy is designed to equip delegates with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct effective audits. This intensive course covers the core elements of the ISO 45001 standard, providing practical insights and methodologies for auditing Occupational Health and Safety management systems.

Course Objectives

  • To impart a thorough understanding of the ISO 45001 standard and its application in the workplace
  • To equip delegates with the skills to conduct and lead ISO 45001 audits effectively
  • To enhance the ability to identify potential risks and implement preventive measures in occupational health and safety management
  • To foster a proactive approach to workplace health and safety, aligning with global best practices
  • To develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills specific to health and safety management systems
  • To prepare participants for leadership roles in managing and improving health and safety standards within their organisations

Upon completing the ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training, delegates will be well-equipped with the expertise to conduct comprehensive audits and lead improvements in occupational health and safety. This newfound knowledge and skill set will enhance their professional capabilities and contribute significantly to creating safer work environments.

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What’s included in this ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Course?

  • ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 45001 Lead Auditor, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice  
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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ISO 45001 Lead Auditor FAQs

ISO 45001 Lead Auditor is a certification that trains individuals to assess and audit Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) according to ISO 45001 standards, ensuring compliance and effectiveness.
There are no official qualifications for this IS0 45001 Lead Auditor Course, however, it is recommended that delegates have a beginners-level understanding of ISO 45001, which can be acquired by attending The Knowledge Academy’s ISO 45001 Foundation Course.
The ISO 45001 Lead Auditor certificate enhances occupational health and safety management skills, enabling professionals to assess compliance and improve workplace safety standards effectively.
The duration of this ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Course spans across 1 day.
Yes, we provide 24/7 support for this Lead Auditor Course. Our customer service will be available to assist you before and after the course, with any queries, technical issues, or additional support you may require. We are committed to ensuring your learning experience is seamless and that you have access to assistance whenever you need it.
In this ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training Course, you'll gain expertise in auditing occupational health and safety management systems, including risk assessment and compliance evaluation, equipping you to lead audits effectively and ensure workplace safety standards are met.
Yes. The Knowledge Academy offers flexible learning options for this ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Course which helps delegates learn according to their convenience. These learning modes include the online instructor-led training, classroom training, on-site training, and self-paced training.
This ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training Course comes with valuable training sessions led by experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate upon completion.
Yes, we provide corporate training for our ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Courses. We offer courses tailored to your organisational needs for a smooth learning journey.
With an ISO 45001 Lead Auditor certificate, you can pursue roles as a Health and Safety Auditor, Compliance Manager, or Occupational Health and Safety Specialist in various industries, ensuring organisations meet international standards and regulations for workplace safety.
If you're unable to access this ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training, please reach out to our support team for assistance. They can be contacted via our phone or e-mail. They will help you resolve any issues and ensure you can access your course without any problems.
The training fees for ISO 45001 Lead Auditor certification in Australia starts from AUD4795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 45001 Lead Auditor.
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