Auditing and Reviewing Safety Management Systems

Learn how to audit your company's health and safety system.

A good health and safety record is a competitive advantage and a reflection of management strength. By auditing current performance, informed decisions can be made, actions prioritised and resources allocated. Furthermore, regular reviews of safety performance will lead to a culture of continuous improvement.

This occupational safety training course has been designed to provide delegates with an introduction on how to undertake health and safety audits and provide them with the required skills.

This course covers:

  • Working through HSG65
  • Principles of auditing
  • Guidance on the planning and execution of an effective health and safety management system audit.

This health and safety training course is suitable for anyone wishing to carry out health and safety management system audits within their organisation.

Discounts are available for RoSPA Members.

Course objectives

To provide delegates with an introduction to carrying out a health and safety audit, and equip them to do so effectively.

Organisations will be able to carry out their own audits in-house, with a consistent standard of internal auditing.

Further information

Delegates should be familiar with HSG65 and BS EN ISO 19011:2002. They should also have a good grounding in health and safety, to a minimum standard of the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety (or equivalent).

Delegates should bring copies of HSG65; BS EN ISO 19011:2002 will be provided. The course concludes with a short closed book examination to test delegates' understanding.

Location Duration Dates
Birmingham 2 Days


Edinburgh 2 Days Call for dates
In-company 2 Days Call for dates

This course is available in your organisation at a date and time to suit. Prices are dependent on your location and the number of delegates. Please contact us for a tailored quotation and to check availability.

All prices are subject to VAT.

At the end of the course delegates will:

  • Understand the nature and purpose of audits
  • Have information on relevant standards and management models
  • Have a detailed knowledge of HSG65
  • Understand the principles of auditing
  • Have guidance on the planning and execution of an effective health and safety management system audit
  • Be able to demonstrate their understanding of the issues covered by the training course.

In-company Training

More and more organisations are now using an in-house approach to deliver training to their colleagues. RoSPA is one of the UK's main providers of in-company safety training and can deliver existing courses, adapt a course to meet your requirements or create a course specifically for you.

RoSPA can even carry out a training needs analysis and map out exactly what training your staff need at all levels within the business. You can view our full range of In-company Training courses by looking at our In-company Training page.

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