Growing scrutiny toward industry’s effects on the environment has made conformance with OHSAS 18001:2007 – a voluntary, internationally recognized Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSAS) standard – more important than ever. Competence of lead auditors is the most important factor for ensuring effective implementation of the OH&S Management System. OH&S auditors require knowledge of OH&S legislation, skill of auditing, understanding of the standard and finally the application of these in most complex situations.


IMECH conducts OHSAS Lead Auditor Training Course which provides the necessary input to master all these special skills needed by a Occupational Health & Safety Management System Auditor as per ISO 19011 guidelines. The course is designed by international specialists in the field of OHSMS auditing involving the most modern accelerated learning techniques existing in the field of training.IRCA Course No. A17159

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This training programme particularly fulfills the training requirement essential to register with auditor registration bodies like IRCA . This training program provides both technical knowledge and practical skills essential to become a competent lead auditor.

The course module is designed to fulfill the needs of aspirant auditors. This Course is certificated by the IRCA Registration Governing Board and satisfies the training requirements for individuals seeking registration under the IRCA QMS Auditor Registration Scheme.
After successful completion of this course the delegates are competent to plan, conduct and report an Occupational Health & Safety Management System Audit.


 Concept of Occupational Health & Safety management principles

 Requirements, scope and contents, structure of OHSAS 18001:2007

 Introduction to OH&S auditing

 Phases of auditing

 Audit planning

 Audit preparation

 Audit tools and techniques

 Opening meeting

 Audit performance

 Closing meeting

 Audit reporting

 Non-conformance reports

 Follow-up audits and surveillance

 Group presentation

 Case study and syndicate exercises

 Written examination

Who Should Attend

 Management representatives

 OH&S Consultants

 Top & middle management

 Safety professionals

 System implementers

 Internal Auditor

 Individuals who wish to register as a lead auditor with IRCA


 5 Days


Participants who score 70 per cent and above in both the continuous assessment and written examination will be issued an IRCA accredited certificate, while the others will be issued an attendance certificate.