Distance - Auditing of Health & Safety Programs (1.6 CEUs)


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  • Looking for refresher course on specific engineering topics and cannot find an intensive course to serve your needs?

  • This may be your ideal Professional Development course!

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This course is approximately 3-5 weeks in duration.

Learning Method:

  • The PDDP program is more of a self-guided learning style.

  • You are required to read the notes and materials given, complete the follow-up assignments on your own, send in your questions prior to your 1 hour webinar meeting (if required) and be involved in live discussion via the internet.

  • Once you have completed the course, you will receive a certificate of completion


With new ideas/legislation in health and safety cropping up at a fast and furious pace, the most crucial step to maintaining an acceptable health and safety environment is to have properly trained people within the organization to perform and lead the internal health and safety auditing program. This course provides a pragmatic approach to health and safety auditing. Participants will acquire the skills to conduct a facility or operation specific health and safety audit and to measure compliance with health and safety procedures and regulations. This course applies to all industries and prepares participants to audit and evaluate compliance to the current legislation and standards. The course covers the theories, practices of auditing and will develop familiarity with the concepts of health and safety management, reviews, policy objectives, targets, management program and documentation using interactive lectures, workshops, discussions and case studies. 


To provide comprehensive review of audit procedures, including guidelines for audit plans, audit reports and necessary meetings; To train participants in the internal auditing skills and techniques. 

Who Should Attend

Health and safety professionals, facilities auditors, safety and environmental managers, plant and/or project engineers/managers, operation managers, senior supervisors, senior superintendents and other personnel who want to be involved in auditing and/or responsible for effective auditing administration.

How You Will Benefit 

  • Understand the auditing process;
  • Learn internal auditing skills that will help your organization to meet the current health and safety legislation and regulations;
  • Discover how a health and safety audit can increase the performance, competitiveness and the profitability of your organization;
  • Participate in practical hand-on exercises that will help you gain a solid understanding of the auditing concepts involved;
  • Gain a thorough and practical understanding of the auditing concepts and learn how to prepare for conducting audits;
  • Learn how to execute audit, audit planning, audit reporting including documentation;
  • Learn the importance of auditor's working papers, field reports, non-conformity reports and how to prepare for exit meeting; and
  • Learn how to address the health and safety practices you already have and how to successfully implement change when required;

The PDDP Distance Education program works as follows:

  • Once you register for this course, you will be sent a login username and password for our online distance website.

  • You will receive the course notes in hard copy through the online website, you will receive a set of notes each week covering the course material.

  • A one hour video-conference session will be conducted by your instructor each week (if required). The objective of this session is to assist in solving the assignments, as well as answer student questions that should be sent to instructor early enough prior to the meeting time. In addition with being able to communicate with the instructor, you will also be able to communicate with other students in the same class and watch their questions being answered as well. (A high speed internet connection is strongly recommended for this feature).

  • Each set of exercises can be completed and submitted by the indicated date and your completed exercise will be marked online and and returned by your instructor.

  • To gain the most from your course, it is highly recommended that you participate fully in all discussions and exercises. Please remember that each course has a form of quiz or exercise at the end to test your understanding of the material. You will be informed of these dates when you receive the course schedule.

*Course commencement date is subject to instructor availability. 

Rishi Kumar


Rishi Kumar, M.Sc. Eng., P.Eng., PMP, CMC, GSC is a President and CEO of Global Educational and Consulting Services (GECS) and is an approved education provider by the Engineering Institute of Canada, (EIC) and International Association of Continuing Education and Training, Washington, DC (IACET). Rishi obtained his M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering in 1976 from University of Calgary, Alberta. Since 1976, he has held many senior positions in utility, auto industry, research & development, services, manufacturing and consulting sectors in project, program, and portfolio management of various capital projects. Since 1996, he conducted 600+ public and in-house seminars all over the globe through various universities, construction associations and other professional organizations and published/presented 25+ technical, business and management papers in various publications/conferences throughout the globe.
Mr. Kumar is a licensed professional engineer (P.Eng.) in the province of Ontario and holds various professional certifications {certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and certified Quality Auditor}. He obtained his Gold Seal Certification (GSC) from the Canadian Construction Association in 2011.


  • Introduction To Auditing
  • Qualification Of Auditors
  • Annual Audit Schedule
  • Workplace Health & Safety: A Legal Perspective
  • Standards
  • Audit Preparation
  • Audit Performance
  • Workshop I: Interviewing/Listenibg/Observaqtion Skills
  • Evaluating And Reporting Audit Findings
  • Workshop Ii: Analyzing Facts/Determine Problems/Findings
  • Post Audit Activities
  • Audit Psychology And Ethics
  • Sample Health & Safety Audit: Overview And Instructions

TLNT reserves the right to cancel or change the date or location of its events. TLNT's responsibility will, under no circumstances, exceed the amount of the fee collected. TLNT is not responsible for the purchase of non-refundable travel arrangements or accommodations or the cancellation/change fees associated with cancelling them. Please call to confirm that the course is running before confirming travel arrangements and accommodations. Please click here for complete policies.

This is a Professional Development Distance Program course. These are open to a start date after you register, not scheduled for a specific date.

We could offer any of our courses at a location of your choice and customized contents according to your needs, please contact us at : inhouse@tlnt-training.com or click here  to submit an online request.

Course Materials

Each participant will receive a complete set of course notes and handouts that will serve as informative references.


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