Don't know what a health and safety risk management audit is? If so, here's an explanation for you…
What you NEED to know about a health and safety risk management audit
The Health & Safety Advisor says this type of audit evaluates your safety risk management systems to see if you comply with the relevant law, your company-specific risk profile and company's standard requirements.
Your audit must:
A health and safety risk management audit must be done by a competent team of people with a good understanding of an effective health and safety risk management system.
Each person must have sound knowledge of the necessary legal requirements and understand the type of industry they're in and the industry health and safety risk profile.
You can put an audit team together and do a self-audit in preparation for an external or third party audit.
Important: You should never audit your own system for an extended period of time. It's critical to involve a competent third party audit team to determine and confirm the status of your health and safety risk management system.
Know that you know what a health and safety risk management audit is and how it'll benefit your company, make sure you comply.
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