- Prepare the perfect health and safety risk management internal audit in just eight easy steps
- What do you have to do when planning and preparing the health and safety risk management internal audit?
Simply follow these eight steps and you'll have the perfect plan...
These are the eight things you must do to plan and prepare for your internal safety audit!
1. Ask yourself what do you need from a standard audit procedure, this is important since it outlines the set of rules your comp... ››› more
- [17 March 2015]
- Compile your health and safety budget in three easy steps
- We can't stress the importance of an efficient health and safety management system enough. One of the key components to getting it right is an accurate health and safety budget.
To compile your health and safety budget, you need to follow these three steps:
Use these three steps when setting up your health and safety budget.
Step 1: Create a plan
You need to plan how you'll design and... ››› more
- [16 March 2015]
- Eight factors to consider when choosing your audit team. And avoid costly insurance claims
- By conducting a health and safety risk audit, you'll be able to reduce incidents in the workplace and save costs by being proactive instead of reactive.
But you can't conduct a health and safety audit on your own. You need a team of employees to help you with this task. And you can't just select anyone!
Make sure you consider these eight factors when you appoint your internal health and safe... ››› more
- [11 March 2015]
- Four types of safety audits you need to know to make sure yours runs smoothly!
- 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 type... ››› more
- [09 March 2015]
- Three costs you should have in your health and safety budget to achieve a 100% accident-free record in 2015
- Keeping your company accident free and protecting your employees at work takes constant care and effort. And this uses up money. To afford this, you need to budget for it.
Today I'm going to show you what costs do you need to include in your health and safety budget to achieve a 100% accident-free record for next year.
Improve your health and safety and prevent accidents by budgeting... ››› more
- [17 December 2014]
- You think your workplace is safe, but have you done THIS to ensure it really is?
- Assuming your workplace is safe is a huge mistake. After all, you can't just say 'well I think all my workplace safety in risk specific and my employees aren't in danger'.
This is dangerous! If your assumptions are wrong, your employees are in danger and you won't even know it.
That's why you have to assess your workplace health and safety to see if your assumptions are true.
Here's the o... ››› more
- [24 November 2014]
- This is the best way to avoid DoL health and safety fines
- If a DoL inspector comes into your workplace and discovers you haven't complied with the OHS Act, he'll punish you.
These punishments can range from a simple slap on the wrist and an instruction fix your mistakes to possible jail time.
The best way to avoid this is to monitor your own compliance and fix any areas you find gaps in.
But how do you do this?
There's actually a simple and... ››› more
- [19 November 2014]
- When doing an OHSAS 18001 audit, make sure you pass these eight health and safety management points
- A basic requirement when it comes to achieving compliance with health and safety laws such as the OHS Act is that you must audit your health and safety management system at least once a year.
Now there are a variety of systems you can use to do this, but the OHSAS 18001 audit system is the most effective.
According to saiglobal.com, OHSAS 18001 will help you achieve more than just complianc... ››› more
- [14 November 2014]
- OHSAS 18001: Two steps that will help your company maintain OHS Act compliance
- OHSAS 18001 is an international standard for health and safety. Implementing it in your company means you can constantly monitor and improve your company's health and safety while achieving international accreditation.
To implement OHSAS 18001, you have to take two particular steps.
Read on to discover what they are so you can implement OHSAS 180021 in your company today...
To impl... ››› more
- [13 November 2014]
- Ten health and safety planning points you need to check during a OHSAS 18001 audit
- If you're implementing OHSAS 18001 in your company, you need to start with an audit. This audit must cover all the different areas of your business. It includes your health and safety planning.
This must be up to international standards to achieve OHSAS accreditation for your business.
Here are the ten health and safety planning points the audit will check...
Your OHSAS audit will ... ››› more
- [13 November 2014]