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OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor (2 Days)

OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor

Occupational Health and Safety Training

The OHSAS 18001 standard (may also be mistakenly referred to as ISO 18001) is internationally accepted as a method of assessing and auditing occupational health and safety management systems. Developed by leading trade and international standards bodies, it provides a framework for organizations to instigate proper and effective management of health & safety in the workplace. By having a clearly defined management system in place to identify and control health and safety risks, organizations are able to minimise risks to their workforce and visitors or external contractors on their premises.

The standard will enable organizations to put in place processes for continually reviewing and improving occupational health and safety. The Key areas that will be assessed by OHSAS certification is Management systems in place, Planning and risk assessment, Staff training and awareness, Communication of safety management systems, Response to emergency situations, Monitoring and continual improvement.

Health and safety management System Achieving a structured health and safety management system throughout the organization will demonstrate your commitment to the welfare of your staff and external parties. It will provide a framework to implement the OHSAS 18001 requirements and a process for continual improvement. The development of a robust and manageable system will provide benefits to the organization and its workforce. Cost savings and a reduction in accidents are just two of the many benefits.

Program Outline

  • Introduction of OHSAS 18001
  • Management Systems Requirements
  • Consideration of relevant regulatory requirements
  • Management Process
  • Internal Audit for Management System
  • What is Internal Audit
  • How to conduct Internal Audit
  • Failure modes of Internal Audit
  • Exercise and Test

Who Should Attend

Following are the roles for whom training is suitable.

  • Health & Safety Management representatives
  • Auditors from other disciplines
  • Quality directors
  • Health and safety managers
  • Cross functional team members of implementation projects


  • Consolidate your understanding of an effective occupational health and safety management audit
  • Gain confidence in identifying gaps and areas of concern in your own occupational health and safety management system
  • Learn how to quickly close gaps and strengthen health and safety in your business
  • Deliver continuous improvement through the latest occupational health and safety practices
  • Share expertise across your organization to build a culture of health and safety awareness
  • Achieve the highest standard of working environment and build employee, business and customer confidence.


The “Certified ISO 14001 Internal Auditor” exam covers the following competence domains:

  • Fundamental principles and concepts of occupational health and safety
  • Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS)
  • Fundamental Audit Concepts and Principles
  • Preparation of an OHSAS 18001 audit
  • Conducting OHSAS 18001 audit
  • Closing an OHSAS 18001 audit
  • Managing an OHSAS 18001 audit program
  • Duration: 2 hours

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1. What is ISO 18001?

OHSAS 18001 means Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series. It provides a outline to help organizations develop and implement an Occupational Health and Safety management system.

2. What are the main benefits of getting registered?

Ongoing conformity with Health and Safety rules

  • Minimize the risk of injury and accidents for your employees
  • Improved awareness of Health and Safety problems for your staff
  • Increased trust within customers and staff
  • A less potential of fines & penalties for non-compliance
  • The feasibility of lower insurance premiums

3. What are the key features of OHSAS 18001:2007?

  • Great accent placed on “Health”
  • Alliance with ISO 14001:2004 throughout the standard to alleviate consolidation.
  • Compatible with ISO 9001:2000.
  • Citation to PDCA cycle
  • “Evaluation of Compliance” requested as per ISO 14001:2004.
  • People involvement in constituting the system and enquiring of incidents.
  • Suitableness for management system certification

4. What is OHSAS 18001?

OHSAS 18001:2007 is an internationally recognized occupational health and safety management system prepared to meet the need for a recognizable standard, against which evaluating and certifying the management system. The standard can be implemented to all business and operational activities and needs also the submission with all applicable regulative frame work.

OHSAS management system needs the organization to:

  • Constitute its own safety policy and objectives
  • Discover hazards and risks
  • Measure risks likelihood and impact
  • Affirm the compliance with applicable rules
  • Design and deploy suitable countermeasures to prevent injuries
  • monitor and increase performances

5. Who does the OHSAS 18001 standard apply to?

The OHSAS Standard can be applied to any organization that likes to:

  • Sustain and upgrade good OH&S practices
  • Lowers safety risks in the work place
  • Assure the right deployment of its OH&S policy and the accomplishment of objectives
  • Innovate a common language for health and safety within the organization
  • Demonstrate, deploy, supervise and increase the OH&S management system
  • Establish OHSAS conformity to Stakeholders
  • Attaining the OH&S management system certification by a third party certification body

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