ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Overview

ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Course Outline

Module 1: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

  • What is ISO?
  • About Safety Management Systems
  • Benefits of ISO 18001
  • Importance of ISO 18001
  • Models and Principles
  • Core Fundamental Concepts
  • Key Terms and Definitions
  • Purpose, Features, History, and Goals of ISO 18001
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Phases of ISO 18001
  • Preparing for Emergency and Response
  • OHSAS Clauses

Module 2: Why Have an ISO 18001 System?

  • Introduction
  • OH&S Policies
  • Risk Assessment Principles
  • Associated Risks
  • Scope of ISO 18001 in an Organisation
  • Targets and Objectives
  • Improving Continuously by Analysing the Present State
  • Different Components
  • Reviewing Performance and Implementing Controls

Module 3: Plan, Do, Check, Act Model

  • PDCA Methodology
  • Structure and Elements of Successful ISO 18001 Implementation
  • Requirements of an Organisation
  • Process and Approach
  • Emergency Plans
  • Handling Emergency Situations
  • Prevent Health Hazard
  • Management Review
  • Performance, Measurement, and Monitoring
  • Preventive and Corrective Action
  • Training and Awareness Program

Module 4: Role and Responsibilities of an Internal Auditor

  • Audit Tools and Techniques
  • About Internal and External Auditing
  • Plan and Prepare Health and Safety Audits Reports
  • Using Checklist
  • Interview
  • Evaluation
  • Sampling
  • Conducting, Writing, and Reporting Audits
  • Improvements by Reviewing Reports
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions
  • Conduct Meetings

Module 5: Scope of OHSMS in an Organisation

  • Identification and Control of Hazards
  • Methods and Techniques for Controlling Hazards
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Implementing the Best Suitable Frameworks
  • Make a Project Plan

Module 6: Role and Responsibilities of a Lead Implementer

  • Implementation Techniques
  • Training and Awareness Programs for Other Members of the Organisation
  • Enhancing Communication with Other Auditor
  • Emergency Preparation and Response to Conflicting Situations
  • Implement Security Measures
  • Understanding Security Models
  • Prevent Health Hazards

Module 7: Monitoring and Continuous Review

  • Performance Indicators
  • Decision Making in Compliance with the OHSMS
  • Proper Documentation and Test Plans
  • Conduct Meetings with Other Members and Auditors
  • Manage Incidents and Reduce Safety Risks
  • Implement Controls in Respective Required Areas
  • Methods for Monitoring and Measuring Performance
  • Approaches for Continuous Improvement
  • Training and Awareness Program for Employees

Module 8: Role and Responsibilities of a Lead Auditor

  • Role and Responsibilities of a Lead Auditor
  • Feedback and Exercises

Module 9: Resolving Health and Safety Issues

  • Health Surveillance
  • Frameworks
  • Legal
  • Normative
  • Regulatory
  • Approaches to Evidence and Reports
  • Enhancing Communication
  • Audit Procedures
  • Review Reports and Documents
  • Verify Reports
  • Quality Review
  • Documentation
  • Implementing Correct Action Plans
  • Audit Management System
  • ISO 18001 Certification Process

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Who should attend this ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Course?

This ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Course is a training course that teaches people how to plan, execute, and manage audits of OH&S management systems. It can be beneficial for the professionals, including:

  • Health and Safety Management Professionals
  • OH&S Managers
  • Quality Management Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Safety Officers
  • Production Managers
  • Internal Auditors

Prerequisites of the ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Course.

ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Course Overview

The ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Course offers an in-depth exploration into the world of occupational health and safety management systems. This training is pivotal for understanding the complexities and requirements of the ISO 18001 standard, a cornerstone in ensuring safe and healthy work environments. Its relevance extends across various industries, underlining its importance in today's safety-conscious work culture.

Professionals such as health and safety managers, compliance officers, and auditors should consider mastering the ISO 18001 Training. It's crucial for those responsible for overseeing workplace safety, ensuring regulatory compliance, and implementing effective health and safety management systems. This knowledge is invaluable in creating safer workspaces and minimising occupational hazards.

The Knowledge Academy's 5 day training provides delegates with practical skills and comprehensive knowledge. It focuses on auditing techniques, risk assessment, and effective implementation strategies. This course is designed to equip delegates with the necessary tools to conduct thorough audits and contribute significantly to their organisation's health and safety management practices.

Course Objectives:

  • To provide a thorough understanding of the ISO 18001 standards and their application
  • To equip delegates with the skills to conduct and lead comprehensive health and safety audits
  • To enable delegates to identify and mitigate potential workplace hazards
  • To teach effective communication and reporting methods for audit findings
  • To enhance leadership skills in managing health and safety within an organisation
  • To prepare individuals for a role in ensuring legal and regulatory compliance in workplace safety

Upon completion of the course, delegates will not only have gained extensive knowledge in ISO 18001 standards but also the practical skills to apply this knowledge effectively. This will empower them to make significant contributions to their organisation's health and safety management, enhancing both compliance and workplace wellbeing.

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What’s included in this ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Course?

  • ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 18001 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 18001 Lead Auditor FAQs

In this ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Training, delegates learn auditing techniques, compliance with ISO 18001 standards, risk assessment, safety protocols, and methods to lead and conduct effective audits. This course covers practical skills and theoretical knowledge for assessing, managing, and enhancing workplace safety standards.
The ISO 18001 Lead Auditor role is crucial for organisations as it ensures compliance with occupational health and safety standards, reducing workplace hazards and minimising incidents. This position facilitates practical risk assessment and drives continual improvement in safety protocols, contributing to a safer work environment.
Individuals involved in Occupational Health and Safety Management, Quality Assurance Professionals, Auditors, Compliance Officers, and those aiming to lead or conduct audits related to workplace safety should consider registering for this course.
Yes, delegates will have to successfully pass an examination to achieve this ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Certification.
Yes, this ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Course is the third of four courses within ISO 18001. The ISO 18001 Foundation Course and the ISO 18001 Internal Auditor should be completed prior to this course. The final course in the series is the ISO 18001 Lead Implementer.
The duration of this course spans across 5 days.
There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Certification Course. However, a foundational understanding of ISO standards and auditing principles will be beneficial for the delegates.
This globally recognised certification propels career advancement by honing specialised skills in auditing occupational health and safety systems, showcasing value to employers and stakeholders and fostering credibility and marketability in safety management roles.
Completing this ISO 18001 Lead Auditor Training opens doors to roles such as Occupational Health and Safety Manager, Compliance Officer, Lead Auditor, Safety Consultant, Quality Assurance Specialist, and various managerial positions focused on workplace safety and compliance.
The price for ISO 18001 Lead Auditor certification in Philippines starts from $3195
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 18001 Lead Auditor.
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