Certified OSSE Internal Auditor – Small/Micro Employers
Internal Auditors are permanent employees of a company, who must be trained and certified by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC to conduct, document and report an OSSE Occupational Health and Safety Management System and/or Injury Management System. It is recommended that the staff member responsible for leading the occupational health and safety program attend the training.
Goals and Objectives
This course teaches internal auditors how to gather the information necessary for measuring the effectiveness of the corporate safety program. It familiarizes participants with the Audit Tool and prepares them to complete the OSSE maintenance audit. It is strongly recommended that the company trains 2 employees (a minimum of 1 employee).
- Overview of the OSSE program
- Understanding audit program definitions
- Understanding auditor roles and responsibilities
- Understanding the activities in the 3 phases of an audit (pre-audit, audit and post-audit)
- Understanding the information collection and evidence-gathering methods
- Navigating the OSSE Audit Tool and associated audit documentation
- Writing and submitting the completed OSSE audit tool and executive summary
Micro employer (with fewer than 9 workers) trained and certified internal auditors may conduct both certification/re-certification audits and the annual maintenance audits.
Small employer (between 10 and 19 workers) trained and certified internal auditors may conduct both certification/re-certification audits and the annual maintenance audits.
Your training costs may be eligible for partial reimbursement through the B.C. Employer Training Grant. Find out here.
Price includes instruction, course materials and access to the online audit documentation.
The OSSE Internal Auditor Course takes place approximately every quarter and is currently offered virtually via Microsoft Teams.