ISO 45001:2018 Certified Lead Auditor

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ISO 45001:2018 Certified Lead Auditor

Course Description

Learn how to lead an audit program for occupational health and safety systems. Develop the skills you need to lead a successful OHS audit in this ISO 45001 lead auditor training course. The four-day lead auditor class prepares ISO 45001 auditors for real-life situations—including establishing and leading an audit team—via hands-on workshops. Participants will learn how to lead the audit process and to complete reporting. Three competency units are covered in the four-day training (OH, AU, TL). Three competency exams are included, which can be submitted to Exemplar Global in an application to become a certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor. Students are required to bring their laptops to the course. 

Course Content

    TOPIC (OH) (Days 1-2)

  • ISO 45001 Fundamentals and Requirements
  • ISO Overview
  • Occupational Health and Safety Principles  


    TOPIC (AU) (Day 3)

  • Audit Skills
  • Audit Cycle and Process
  • Auditor Principles
  • Auditing planning and managing

    TOPIC (TL) (Day 4)

  • How to plan and manage a certification audit  
  • Best management practices to write audit findings and audit reports  
  • Identify risks and opportunities of the audit program  
  • Report audit finding to top management


Requirements & Materials

 Required (student must provide) 

Standard - ISO 45001:2018   Occupational Health and Safety Management System 

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for safety professionals, plant managers, auditors (safety and management systems auditors), EHS professionals. This course is also offered for anyone responsible for planning and leading an audit program for ISO 45001:2018 or interested in managing first part, second-party, or third-party audits. 

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What You Will Learn

  • Health and safety terms and definitions 
  • Interpretation of the ISO 45001 requirements 
  • Effective documentation and audit techniques for ISO 45001 
  • Audit program management, including planning and scheduling 
  • Best Management Practices to plan and manage an audit program  
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How You Will Benefit

  • Learn to interpret the ISO 45001 requirements 
  • Participate in a simulation where the learner plans, manages, and schedules an audit 
  • Conduct a simulated audit to ISO 45001 and create effective documentation 
  • Gain knowledge to help manage a successful health and safety implementation project 
  • Lead a certification audit effectively using the process approach 
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


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