Training | Occupational Health & Safety Courses

Training: Occupational Health & Safety Courses

OHS training groupNo area has seen a growth in awareness comparable to that observable in occupational health & safety, as reflected by a plethora of new and ever changing legislation. The importance of effective OH&S management is now recognised by employees, customers, suppliers, contractors, regulators, insurers and other stakeholders alike.

Our courses provide the knowledge and skills required to achieve effective occupational health & safety management and enjoy bottom line organisational benefits

IRCA OH&S Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course
IRCA Ref: A17051
IRCA iconThis 5-day course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to perform first, second and third party audits of OH&S management systems.

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of an OH&S management system, including the principles, processes and techniques used for the assessment of risk and the significance of these in OH&S management systems
  • Explain the scope of OH&S management system standards and, where applicable, other criteria (e.g. OH&S legislation) against which an OH&S audit could be performed, including the requirements of BS 8800 (or equivalent)
Delegates who successfully complete this IRCA certified course (within the three years prior to making an application to become a certified auditor) will satisfy the training requirements for initial certification as an IRCA OH&S Auditor (IRCA/502).
Who should attend?
Length of Course: 5 days

Cost: £980 + VAT
 
  • H&S Auditors
  • H&S Consultants
  • H&S Supplier & Contractor Auditors
 
Next steps: following this course we suggest the IRCA 2245 QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor course, our IMS Awareness Course or the Integrated Internal Auditors' course.

IRCA OH&S Management Systems Auditor Conversion Training Course
IRCA Ref: A17015
IRCA iconThis 3-day course is designed to allow auditors of other management systems (QMS, EMS etc.) to transfer their skills to auditing OH&S management systems

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of an OH&S management system, including the principles, processes and techniques used for the assessment of risk and the significance of these in OH&S management systems
  • Explain the scope of OH&S management system standards and, where applicable, other criteria (e.g. OH&S legislation) against which an OH&S audit could be performed
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an OH&S management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and by interpreting the requirements of BS 8800 (or equivalent)
Delegates who successfully complete this IRCA certified course (within the three years prior to making an application to become a certified auditor) will satisfy the training requirements for initial certification as an IRCA OH&S Auditor (IRCA/502), on condition that they have completed the pre-requisite prior training.
Who should attend?
Length of Course: 3 days

Cost: £590 + VAT
 
  • Environmental auditors wishing to convert to H&S auditing
  • Quality auditors wishing to convert to H&S auditing
 
Next steps: following this course we suggest our Foundation Course in Environmental Auditing, the IRCA 2245 QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor course and our IMS Awareness Course.

Occupational Health & Safety Awareness Course
SEQM iconThis 1-day course is designed to raise employee awareness and competency in relation to their organisation's Health & Safety policy, objectives and targets.

The course covers:

  • Occupational Health & Safety policy, objectives and targets
  • Health & Safety hazards and risks
  • Summary of UK Health & Safety Legislation
  • Operational Control
Who should attend?
Length of Course: 1 day

Cost: £245 + VAT
 
  • Employees who may be asked to demonstrate their knowledge of the company's health and safety provision by a certification body.
  • Those wishing to gain an understanding of quality management issues
  • Those currently operating or planning to operate in the field of Health & Safety management
 
Next steps: following this course we suggest the IRCA 2020 OH&S Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course (IRCA ref: A17051).