Introduction to Health and Safety Audits Training Course
This online Introduction to Health and Safety Audits Training Course provides an introductory insight for anyone new to the role or for those that already have existing health and safety-related responsibility. As an auditor, you will be introduced to the Health and Safety Management System to understand it's features and benefits.
A health and safety audit can be performed by either an internal team member in the workplace or it can be carried out by an externally, as long as each recognises the steps involved in conducting a successful, detailed and thorough audit.
A Health and Safety Management System, where an overview is covered in this online course, is designed to manage safety elements in the workplace.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Approved by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 40 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Introduction to Health & Safety Audits Training for?
This course is for those who have a current role that is health and safety-related or who are new to the job role and have been given the task of performing a safety audit.
Introduction to Health and Safety Audits Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Health and Safety Audits Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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This course aims to introduce the health and safety management system so you can be aware and to understand what will be expected when a health and safety audit is required.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Appreciate what auditing is and why it’s important
- Identify the features and benefits of a formal Health and Safety Management System
- Recognise the standards, legislation and best practice, which underpin an audit
- Identify who is responsible for an audit
- Distinguish between the key features of internal and external audits, including
- Recognise the steps involved to conduct a successful health and safety audit
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
Introduction to Health and Safety Audits
This section introduces the concept of auditing along with an overview of Health and Safety Management Systems and the underpinning legislation.
Module 1 - What’s involved?
This section of the course will identify those with responsibilities and take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of internal and external auditing.
Module 2 - Conducting a Health and Safety Audit
This section will cover the key points you should be aware of before planning an audit,
methods of gathering information and also different performance indicators.
Module 3 - After the Audit
In this final section, you'll cover the required actions which occur after an audit has taken place, such as providing feedback, setting a strategy and developing a culture of continuous improvement.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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