Omnex is an RABQSA-certified training provider and offers this course under the Training Provider and Examiner Certification (TPECS) scheme, meeting the criteria requirements for both the Principal EMS Auditor grade (or lower) and the Principal OHS Auditor grade (or lower).
This seminar fully covers both the ISO 14001:2004and OHSAS 18001:2007 requirements. Other topics include audit systems, the auditing process and audit instruments; the documentation process, conducting an audit, writing the audit report, and taking corrective action. Auditing case studies to develop skills for identifying nonconformities will be used.
Attendees who successfully demonstrate competence during this course will achieve a Certificate of Attainment for the following competency units:
Who Should Attend
This seminar is designed for Environmental/Health & Safety Compliance Managers, Implementation Team Members, Management Representatives, and ISO 14001:2004 and/or OHSAS 18001:2007 Internal Auditors.
Recommended Training and/or Experience
An understanding of the ISO14001:2004/ OHSAS 18001:2007 requirements and/or work experience in applying ISO14001:2004/ OHSAS 18001:2007 is recommended.
Each participant will receive a seminar manual and a breakout workbook that includes auditing case studies.
- Understand the application of environmental management principles.
- Understand the application of environmental science and technology.
- Understand the application of environmental systems to different operational processes.
- Assess the risk of significant environmental impacts and activities identified in the context of the organization's EMS management system.
- Assess the effectiveness of methodologies to control environmental hazards.
- Assess the EMS roles and responsibilities within the context of the organizational environment.
- Determine the adequacy and effectiveness of the EMS.
- Understand OHS laws, principles, codes of practices, and standards.
- Identify OHS hazards that are reasonably expected to occur for that business type or industry.
- Assess the risk of identified hazards in the context of the organization’s OHS management system.
- Assess the effectiveness of methodologies to control OHS hazards.
- Assess the OHS roles and responsibilities within the context of the organizational environment.
- Determine the adequacy and effectiveness of an OHS management system.
- Understand the application of the principles, procedures and techniques of auditing.
- Understand the conduct of an effective audit in the context of the auditee’s organizational situation.
- Understand the application of the regulations, and other considerations that are relevant to the management system, and the conduct of the audit.
- Practice personal attributes necessary for the effective and efficient conduct of a management system audit.
- Introduction and Welcome
- The Need for International Environmental Standards
- Introduction to ISO 14000 Series Standards and Related Publications
- Conformance to ISO 14001 and Its Relationship to Other Standards
- Understanding the ISO 14001:2004 Requirements
- The Need for Occupational Health & Safety Standards
- Introduction to the OHSAS 18001 Specification and Related Publications
- Conformance to OHSAS 18001 and Its Relationship to Other Standards
- Understanding the OHSAS 18001:2007 Requirements
- Comparison of OHSAS 18001 and ANSI/AIHA Z10
- Review of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Requirements
- Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Management System Documentation
- ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 9001 Comparison
- Breakout Exercise 1: Integrating ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Procedures
- Breakout Exercise 2: Documentation Review
- Management of Audit Programs
- Audit Planning and Preparation
- Breakout Exercise 3: Scope and Objectives
- Breakout Exercise 4: Audit Plan
- Performing the Audit
- Breakout Exercise 5: Opening Meeting
- Breakout Exercise 6: Conducting the Audit
- Writing Nonconformity Statements
- Breakout Exercise 7: Writing Nonconformities
- Closing Meeting
- Breakout Exercise 8: Summary Statement and Closing Meeting
- Completing the Audit Report
- Corrective Action and Closeout
- Breakout Exercise 9: Verification and Closeout