Get a comprehensive description about OHSAS 18001:2015 (ISO Certification) Lead Auditors and Companies.
What exactly is OHSAS 18001:2015?
OHSAS 18001:2015 Lead Auditor training and certification course is the internationally recognised standard enabling individuals and businesses to measure and demonstrate their commitment to occupational safety and health. This is a good way forward for Health and Safety Auditors.
What’s the importance of this certification Course for Individuals?
The OHSAS 18001:20015 certification course for intending Lead Auditors by IRCA UK is aimed at testing if you have or can have the required knowledge and skills to plan and organise an audit for the management of a system either through work experience, training and audit experience.
IRCA Lead Auditing courses aims to also test your adherence to principles of proper ethical conduct, fair presentation and due professional care as stipulated in the IRCA Code of conduct.
Who is qualified to take this course?
Course is suitable for every one and most specific to those responsible for obtaining third party certification to OHSAS 18001 for their organisation. Auditors who want to assess OH&S management systems and who need to show professional competence in this subject. Those new to auditing wishing to gain a sound knowledge and become competent in OH&S management system auditing.
Also for Senior managers who will have to understand the outcome of OH&S audits.
What is covered in this course?
Day 1 Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS) concepts as required by OHSAS 18001.
Day 2 Planning and initiating an OHSAS 18001 audit
Day 3 Conducting an OHSAS 18001 audit
Day 4 Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an OHSAS 18001 audit
Day 5 Certification Examination
What is the cost, duration and exam procedure for this course?
- This five-day intensive course enables the participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit an Occupational Health and Safety System (OHSAS) and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques.
- Total course fee per participant is £350 (N165,000). Fee covers training; examination; Lunch, Course manual.
- Participant manual contains more than 450pages of information and practical examples.
- Candidates who are successful at the exam will receive IRCA OHSAS 18001:2007 certificate.
- The candidates who do not pass the exam will be able to retake it within 12months from the initial exam date.
- After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the seal of an IRCA certified OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor.
What’s the difference between OHSAS 18001:2015 for Individuals & companies
The OHSAS 18001:2015 certification course for individuals focuses on teaching intending Lead Auditors an effective approach for auditing occupational health and safety (OH&S) management systems. The primary objective of this course is to instruct OHSAS Auditors in the principles and practices specific to auditing for conformance with OHSAS 18001:2015 standards. There are four levels of OHSAS 18001:2015 namely: Foundation, provisional, Internal and Lead Auditor. The foundation is elementary, provisional is for those who do not wish to practice, Internal is for employees and Lead is the principal who directs the process and receives reports from down-chain. On completion of training and exam, individual is awarded the IRCA certificate for OHSAS 18001:2015.
The OHSAS 18001:2015 certification exercise for companies is a standard demonstration that the organisation has considered how they will identify, manage and control health and safety risks.Health and Safety Executive (HSE) statistics shows that an average of 180 people die and 131, 895 people suffer injuries at work annually. In UK alone, over 900 prosecutions cases under the health and safety law were executed and 83% were convicted in 2015.Organisations now face an enormous amount of regulation and legislation to wade through to ensure that they remain within the law. Companies constantly seek to reduce their chances of hurting working to as low as is reasonably practicable.Stakeholders are more eager to know if organisation is minimising its risks and taking its social responsibilities seriously.
On completion of the certification exercise, the audited company is officially certified by JAZ-ANZ Accredited Certificate (from Australia & New Zealand).
IRCA only certifies individuals as OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditors, while JAZ-ANZ only certifies companies as OHSAS 18001 ISO certified.
What’s the importance of this certification Course for Companies?
- Demonstrates confidence that you proactively manage health and safety
- Confidence that you exercise due diligence
- You have a system that ensures you plan, implement, assess and review your H&S systems regularly and maintain continuous improvement
- You have systems and procedures that identify, reduce, mitigate and control health and safety concerns within the business
Which company needs OHSAS 18001:2015 certification?
OHSAS 18001 is currently used by over 90,000 certified organizations in over 127 countries around the world. It’s right for your organization if it needs to show ‘best practice’ in managing the safety of people it is responsible for.
How can Novelle Center help you?
As a training partner of GTAC we help professionals and organisation to show commitment and competence with internationally recognised standards by providing the assurance through the education, evaluation and certification against rigorous, internationally recognised competence requirements.
Our training mission is to provide comprehensive training that inspire trust, continual improvement, demonstrate recognition and benefit society as a whole.
Individuals who need the certification course should complete the registration form located at the right side of this page. Companies that require our ISO certification audit should request for information by requesting for information by Clicking Here.
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