IOSH SHE Auditing – A Management Systems Approach

Course length: 5 Days
Additional work: None
Level: Advanced
Delivery: Classroom
Venues: Worldwide and In-House
Pre-Qualifications: None
Examinations: End of course test – moderated and certificated by IOSH

Our auditor training course is the only integrated management systems auditing course approved by IOSH. It is based on both ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001, and is one of the best courses safety managers have ever attended – so say our past participants. It is suitable for external accreditation of Auditors and Lead Auditors (after suitable practical
experience).

Comprehensive course materials include the best–selling Taylor & Francis book ‘HSEQ Audits – A Risk-based Approach’ which was written Stephen Asbury who works for Corporate Risk Systems Limited; and who regularly teaches on the course. A signed copy of the book is included within the course fee for each participant.

Throughout the course, participants work as auditors to appraise the Health, Safety and Environmental Management System (HSE-MS) of Petros Barola Ltd, a fictitious but highly realistic case study based on the distribution department of an integrated petrochemicals company located on the Caribbean island of Barola. The intensive five-day programme consists of a rich blend of tutorials, workshops and hands-on activities within the audit case study. Participants work in small teams, each led by an experienced Lead Auditor as they conduct an opening meeting, plan the audit, and interview Petros employees in the fieldwork stage.

Interviewees provide documents for the auditors to review, analyse and use as they would in a real audit. The culmination of the class is a closing presentation to the senior management of the company.

The course is designed to introduce both new and experienced auditors to a dynamic risk-based approach for assessing the effectiveness of any HSE-MS, including those based upon ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001.

The course has also proven extremely beneficial for preparing technically competent line managers and supervisors prior to secondment to an audit team.

The course includes the following learning and development:

  • Risk management and business control
  • Management systems and HSE-MS auditing
  • Planning the audit
  • Review and test processes
  • Effective interviewing for information
  • Legal aspects relevant to auditing
  • Findings and recommendations
  • Audit conclusion

Participation in the comprehensive and detailed Petros Barola case study includes:

  • Preparing for and conducting a live opening meeting
  • Audit interviews (participation in, and observation of)
  • Gathering objective audit evidence
  • Preparing audit working papers and a draft audit report
  • Audit team meetings
  • Preparing for and conducting a live closing meeting
  • Audit follow up

The course is approved and certified by IOSH, the world’s largest health and safety organisation.

Assessment Process

Continuous support and personal mentoring throughout

  • 19 Jun 2017 (Reading) £899
  • 3 Jul 2017 (Derby) £899

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