The Lead Auditor training seeks to provide students with the knowledge and expertise required for the review of ISO 45001:2018 occupational health and safety management systems. This program is meant to make IRCA lead auditor acquainted with students. The program provides experience, expertise, and awareness of the criteria and procedures of internal and external review of the Occupational Health and Safety Management System After the program has been successfully completed, participants were able to perform active organizational audits.



      • Comprise of the processes of an OHSMS system based on the ISO 45001.
      • Understand how to work with current management systems in accordance with ISO 45001 specifications in OHSMS review.
      • Prepare, plan, perform or execute an audit according to guidelines.
      • Review, evaluation, analytical practice and presentation of facts


Course Content 

      • Scope of OHSMS, Reference Publications, Terms and Definitions
      • Context of the Organization
      • Leadership
      • Worker Participation
      • Planning and Hazard Identification
      • OSH Policy and Objectives
      • Legal and other requirements
      • Roles, Responsibility and Authorities
      • Risks and Opportunities
      • Competence and awareness
      • Communication
      • Operational Controls
      • Hierarchy of Controls
      • Procurement, Outsourcing, and Contractor
      • Control of Documents and Records
      • Emergency preparedness and response
      • Performance measurement and monitoring
      • Evaluation of Compliance
      • Incident investigation
      • Non-Conformity and corrective action
      • Internal Audit & Management Review
      • Continual Improvement


ISO 19011:2011 Guidelines for Auditing Management

      • Introduction to auditing, Scope, Criteria, Terminologies & Principles
      • Managing an Audit Program
      • Establishing the Audit Program objectives
      • Establishing, Implementing & Monitoring Audit Program
      • Reviewing and Improving the audit program
      • Initiating & Performing an audit
      • Preparing and distributing the reports
      • Completing the audit and conducting audit follow-up
      • Competence and evaluation of auditors
      • Establishing the auditor’s evaluation criteria
      • Selecting the appropriate auditing method
      • Conducting auditor evaluation
      • Maintain and improving auditor competence