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Four types of safety audits you need to know to make sure yours runs smoothly!

by , 09 March 2015
The different types of audits review different information.

You need to do all four to help see if you're in line with OHS lAct, your company-specific risk profile, and standard health and safety requirements.

Read on for the four types of safety audits you need to know about to make sure yours runs smoothly!

Before you can start conducting your audit, you need to know the different types. And decide which audit to start with.

The different types of risk audits review different information. You need to do all four risk audits to help see if you're in line with OHS laws, your company-specific risk profile, and standard health and safety requirements.

Keep reading to find out what the four types of risk audits are, and what they measure…

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The baseline audit is an audit of all or part of a health and safety system. You'll use the results as a point of comparison (a baseline) when a future audit's performed.

The baseline audit will help you see if there have been improvements or declines in your company's health and safety performance. The other three risk audits need to be done on a frequent basis:

The consultative audit is when your team performs the audit and presents their findings.

To set up your level of compliance and how effective it is, you need to conduct a formal systems audit.

And lastly, you need to conduct your legal compliance audit to make sure you're meeting the necessary requirements.

The good news for you is that these audits can be used as both internal and external audits.



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