Online Programme on Competency Building for OHS Auditing

Online Programme on Competency Building for OHS Auditing

Context Setting

The Corporates regularly engage the Third-Party Auditors for review of plant conditions to meet the statutory requirements. In such cases, audit acts as a pre-curser to any Management System Certification, wherein the third-party auditors give some of their observations as “Non-conformities-NC”.

In case other third-party audits is meant for regulatory authorities, the auditing team give the observations wherein the operating teams in the field are found deviating from standard practices of procedures, which has detrimental impact on to OHS aspect of plant operations.

In both these situations the plant level teams feel as if they are caught unaware & facing to senior management or external bodies becomes embarrassing.

This program is directed to develop skill and competency with internal teams to undertake such audits and identify the gaps by themselves, so that the non-conformities or gaps observed by external agencies are minimal.


  • To develop skills and competency with the internal teams to develop keen eye to assess the gaps or non-conformities ahead of time.
  • To identify the improper practices followed in the field which may be detrimental to Health & Safety of persons engaged in various activities.

Key Takeaways

  • Networking & Team spirit development to undertake internal gap assessments / audits.
  • To develop open approach towards OHS aspects.
  • Ability of forthcoming with fact and sharing mutually for overall improvement of OHS performance.
  • Ability to take advance actions for gaps assessed.
  • To be able to guide teams for better field management of hazardous activities.
  • Appreciation of unavoidable gaps and reasons thereof.
  • Assessment of new / residuals hazards if activities are “routine” manner.
  • Risk assessment in any new activities undertaken.
  • Bottom-up approach for Hazard identification.
  • Improved ability to prepare and face third party audits and assessments.

Participation Fees


Per Participant fee 

GST @ 18% 


CII Small Scale Members 




CII Medium Scale Members 




CII Large Scale Members 









  • 5% on 2 nominations from an organization.
  • 10% on 3 or more nominations from an organization.


Mr. GS Baveja

Mr. Baveja is a Mechanical Engineer with MBA in Safety Management & Construction Management, with meritorious educational background. He possesses more than 50+ years of professional & management experience. He is a Former Corporate entity Head of Health Safety Security & Environment, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

Mr. Baveja is a qualified “Assessor” for Safety & Sustainability Excellence. He has worked with M/s Det Norske Veritas (DNV) as a “Consultant & OHSE Auditor, DNV's Energy-India (Region Asia & Middle East).

His areas of teaching expertise include Disaster Management, Safety Management Systems, Industrial Safety at the reputed institutes like UPES, Dehradun; TISS, Mumbai; Bharati Vidyapeeth, Navi Mumbai; SIES, Navi Mumbai for the more than eight years.

He serves as “Panel Member” on many Government & non-Governmental committees and has chaired sessions in National & International seminars on varying topics of Safety.

Who Should Attend / Target Audience

This programme is suitable for -

  1.  Plant Managers
  2. Operation and Maintenance teams
  3. OHS and / or Fire & Safety Professionals
  4. Design / Engineering / Project teams
  5. Contract Engagement teams
  6. Inspection and quality assurance teams
  7. Managers from disciplines like Civil, Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical and other Processes etc.
  8. Coordinators who engage with external auditors.


Virtual - Through MS Teams