Who should attend
Anyone intending to perform audits of a Health and Safety management system. Note that, while this course is applicable to first, second, and third party audits, this course is taught from the third party (Certification Body) perspective. An attendee can both start their journey down the third-party auditor route, and/or understand what third party auditors look for. Some companies require the successful competition of this course to perform first party and second party audits.
- Integrated Environmental & Safety Management system – What and why.
- What is an audit and why are they necessary.
- Interactions and links between ISO 14001: 2015, ISO 14004, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 19011
- Risk based thinking process & Risk-based approach to EMS
- Managing risks through hazard identification and risk assessment
- Purpose and requirements from an integrated audit.
- How to plan & conduct audits
- Audit communication
- Value added audit reporting and follow-up
- Interactive group exercises
- Systematic approach for implementing corrective and preventive actions
- Discover how to avoid common pitfalls to problem solving
- Learn how to ensure that problems are permanently resolved
Prior knowledge of the following management principles and concepts:
- Knowledge of both standards and their requirements
- Knowledge of the principles of Safety & environmental concepts as detailed below:
- Current Environmental Issues
- Typical methods for assessing significant impacts and their hierarchies
- The fields of the environment and knowledge of the main impacts generated by area (water, air and soil)
- The main regulatory texts applicable to the environment / environmental legislation
- Management systems
- The PDCA cycle
- SMS program and choice of indicators
- Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007