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The biggest reason you need to do a health and safety audit in your company today!

by , 29 January 2016
It's simple really...

By law, you must protect the health and safety of your employees. And one of the best ways to do this is to conduct a health and safety audit.

It helps identify the gaps and issues in your health and safety system, giving you a chance to correct them and make your workplace even safer.

If you're not quite convinced why you need to do an audit, here are 6 more reasons...

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At last: Health and Safety Audits can be done in minutes

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The programme allows you to audit your OHS Act compliance and 19 health and safety regulations. Simple, Fast, Efficient - use the Audit Smart programme and follow these steps:

  • Install the programme
  • Open the worksheet to the Act or regulation you want to check.
  • Answer the compliance questions, by answering 1 for complying and 0 for not complying
  • Your compliance report will automatically be generated. Now you can quickly assess your compliance level.
Please note: the Audit Smart programme was built to ensure you comply 100% with the OHS Act and 19 regulations…

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6 Reasons to conduct a health and safety audit

By doing a health and safety audit you'll:

  1. Be able to assess objective evidence and present facts to your managers if there are gaps in your health and safety system;
  2. Give senior management an undistorted view of the health and safety in your company in a written report;
  3. Promote communication between the lowest and the highest levels within the company. So all your employees can know what risks to be looking for and avoiding in their daily work;
  4. Evaluate the level of a person's skills or training. To see if they are following your health and safety procedures and working safely;
  5. See if your equipment still meets your safety standards, and which need repairs or maintenance; and
  6. Be able to see what you need to retrain your staff on when it comes to health and safety in your workplace. And what to add to your health and safety training induction programme. 
Here are a few quick tips to make your auditing process a success.
 
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There are over 100 health and safety questions you need to ask to measure your health and safety system.

It would take you the entire day just to think of the 100 questions that you should be asking yourself when doing your internal audit.

And I know your next question…

What exactly ARE the 100 questions you should be answering?

And how do they determine if your health and safety system is compliant with the OHSAS18001 standards?

Stop fussing!

We have a solution that does all the thinking for you.

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5 Tips to make your auditing process a success

  1. Be precise– Loosely phrased questions or requests can cause a lot of confusion. Strive to convey exactly what you need in all your communication with your employees.
  2. Be prepared– Don't waste people's time getting details you should already know.
  3. Be determined, decisive and direct– You can't get away with presenting incomplete information or delaying the proceedings unnecessarily.
  4. Get on with the job– Avoid spending a lot of time in unnecessary or irrelevant conversations.
  5. Be fair–Be fair how you approach the different departments you're auditing. Personal likes or dislikes or prejudices aren't allowed to influence your investigations. If you're biased, you will lose people's confidence and trust.

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