OSSE Internal Auditor Training

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.

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.

Large employer (with 20 or more workers) trained and certified internal auditors may only conduct the annual maintenance audits.

Internal auditors must conduct a minimum of two audits within the three-year OSSE certification period between their initial internal auditor certification, and attend a 7-hours refresher training to maintain OSSE internal auditor status.

Principles of Occupational Health and Safety Management (online)

The individual should be familiar with all aspects of the occupational health and safety management system. If not, it is recommended that the individual complete the online Principles of Occupational Health and Safety Management System course. The cost of the online course is $49 plus GST.

OSSE Internal Auditor Course

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).

The duration of the OSSE Internal Auditor Course is a 2-days (14 hours) and topics covered include:

  • 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

Cost

Total cost for instruction and course materials including lunch and access to the online audit documentation is as follows:

Large Employer –  $499 plus GST

Small/Micro Employer – $349 plus GST

Upcoming OSSE Internal Auditor Courses

The OSSE Internal Auditor Course takes place approximately every quarter, and the course schedules are listed.

LocationDateTime
Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC
Unit A, 43833 Progress Way
Chilliwack, BC V2R 0E6
March 15-16, 20179:00am to 5:00pm
Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC
Unit A, 43833 Progress Way
Chilliwack, BC V2R 0E6
June 14-15, 20179:00am to 5:00pm
Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC
Unit A, 43833 Progress Way
Chilliwack, BC V2R 0E6
September 13-14, 20179:00am to 5:00pm

Upcoming OSSE Internal Auditor Courses

Register today by filling out our Registration Form. For more information, please call (604)-795-9595 or email to osse@safetyalliancebc.ca