ISO 45001:2018 Auditor Transition Training

  • Delivery Option: Public & On-Site
  • Subject Category: Auditing
  • Cost: $995
  • Number of Days: 2 days

Course Summary

This course is intended for auditors (external and internal auditors). It will cover the specific differences between the OHSAS 18001 requirements and ISO 45001:2018 requirements from an auditor’s perspective. This course will emphasize the concepts that will be difficult to audit including new requirements that are less prescriptive, including for example: not requiring procedures and records and many others.

Target Audience

This course is intended for auditors who are auditing OHSAS 18001 and will be auditing ISO 45001:2018. Additionally, others who will receive value from this course include:

  • Personnel that need to implement and manage an OHSAS audit program
  • Personnel that need to understand the changes between OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001:2018
  • Personnel that need to understand the evidence based approach that is needed to audit ISO 45001:2018
  • Recommended attendees include:
    • Management
    • OHSMS Personnel
    • Certification Body Auditors
    • Internal auditors
    • Supplier Auditors
    • Management Representatives
    • Audit Program Managers


Minimum requirements include:

  • Participation in all scheduled days of the program is required.
  • Achieving a passing score on all examinations and/or assessments.
  • Participation is required due to the dynamic of the group activities presented in class.
  • No testing-out or waiving of any of the requirements is allowed.

Students that successfully complete this course may claim to be a certificate holder for ISO 45001:2018 Auditor Transition Training. They may not claim to be a certified person.

Course Objectives

  • The differences between OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001:2018 and how this will impact existing approaches to auditing
  • The alignment of requirements between the Health & Safety Management System and the business objectives of the organization and how this impacts the role of auditors in auditing an organization.
  • Requirements for documented information and how this impacts the audit process including the identification of audit evidence
  • How to audit those requirements in ISO 45001:2018 that are less prescriptive, where audit evidence may be more difficult to obtain
  • Methodologies for auditing the new requirement for Risk Management (Risk Based Thinking).
    Questions that will be answered:

    1. There are no requirements for Procedures or Records, so how will this change what gets audited and how audits are conducted
    2. How will these changes impact an organization’s internal audit program?
    3. How do auditors prepare for and conduct audits to ISO 45001:2018?

    Learning Outcomes:
  • Given OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001:2018, identify the differences between the two standards
  • Given OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001:2018, identify the clause alignment between the two standards
  • Given ISO 45001:2018 and an audit scenario, Identify and write specific nonconformities
  • Identify the Implications of the removal of the requirements for procedures and records
  • Identify the specific requirements and appropriate Evidence that are associated with the increased focus on process management
  • List the alternatives to documents and records that are acceptable for an auditor when determining the adequacy of Audit Evidence