OSSE Internal Auditor 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.
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
Upcoming OSSE Internal Auditor Training Sessions
Micro employer (with fewer than 9 workers) and Small employer (between 10 and 19 workers) internal auditor training for certification, re-certification and annual maintenance audits.
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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.
An occupational health and safety (OHS) program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. This course will provide any employee within a company that is planning on building or sustaining an OHS program with essential information on legislative requirements and what an OHS program is. A health and safety program not only includes specific elements required by legislation but also relies on commitment, leadership and worker participation to achieve its outcomes.