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ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor (Occupational Health and Safety Management System Training)—Exemplar Global Certified

Course ID OHLA2019AQS
Format Classroom

This course is intended to qualify ISO 45001:2018 auditors to conduct effective audits of an organization's health and safety management system.

Understand the requirements of ISO 45001:2018 to be able to conduct asuccessful audit. The course includes hands-on workshops to prepare you forreal-life auditing situations. You'll learn to manage the audit process andcomplete reporting.

This course is being offered in cooperation with DEKRA AQS, an Exemplar Global certified provider.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 3.3
  • Length: 33 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 3.3
  • Audience: Practitioner, Professional
  • Provider: ASQ - ILT
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the ISO 45001 Health and Safety (OHS)-Requirements standard and development process
  • Identify relevant terms
  • Describe the intent and requirements of ISO 45001:2018
  • Determine the evidence needed to demonstrate conformity to ISO 45001:2018
  • Apply the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) methodology
  • Identify hazards and risks
  • Apply the principles, processes, and methods of auditing
  • Demonstrate the activities involved in preparing for an audit
  • Determine an effective audit in the context of the auditee's organizational situation
  • Apply effective audit skills and practice personal behaviors necessary for an effective and efficient conduct of a management system audit
  • Establish and plan the activities of an audit team
  • Manage the audit process
  • Prepare the audit report and perform an audit follow-up


All attendees are required to bring their own copy of the ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Managements—Requirements. Copies will not be provided for you.

Who Should Attend:

Those responsible for planning and scheduling an internal audit program for ISO 45001:2018 and those who must perform audits to ISO 45001:2018, health and safety, suppliers, managers, or anyone interested in conducting first-party, second-party, or third-party audits.

Day One

  • Introduction to health and safety management systems (OHSMS)
  • Analyze ISO 45001 standard
  • Hazards and risks
  • Audit to ISO 45001 and write nonconformities

Day Two

  • Apply the ISO 45001 standard
  • Risks and Hazards
  • ISO 45001 auditing specifics

Day Three

  • Types of audits
  • Audit approaches
  • Audit objectives, scope, and criteria
  • Auditor competence
  • Auditor principles and methods
  • Audit program
  • Audit roles and responsibilities
  • Audit techniques
  • Gather information
  • Audit cycle

Day Four

  • Team leader roles and responsibilities
  • Conflict management
  • Select audit team
  • Prepare for an audit
  • Plan the audit
  • Conduct an audit
  • Opening meetings
  • Gather information
  • Closing meetings
  • Prepare audit report
  • Audit follow-up


This is a four-day, instructor-led classroom course. There are written tests on each of the competency units on days 2, 3, and 4. Days 1 and 2 will cover ISO 45001:2018 (OH) along with a corresponding competency exam. Day 3 will cover management systems auditing (AU) along with a corresponding competency exam. Day 4 will cover leading management systems audit teams (TL) along with a corresponding competency exam.
Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Classroom

An instructor-led traditional classroom experience. Classroom-based instruction involves the highest level of instructor/student interaction. We offer classroom style training in two formats. See public and on-site.

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