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Safety News You Need: Safety and Health Audits

Jan 08, 2021

Auditing your safety and health management system provides insights and data to measureBusinesswoman looking at data the effectiveness of safety and health initiatives. You can use that information to improve your system through better controls, processes and procedures. This week’s Safety News You Need highlights resources to help audit your system and implement safety and health improvements.

  • A successful audit requires a lot of preparation. Taking these steps can help you select the right team and implement the best processes for conducting your audit effectively. Learn more
  • Audits encompass many different elements and require the involvement of individuals from across your organization. Use this checklist to track different action items and the status of their implementation. Learn more
  • You will need to answer many questions during an audit. Focusing on these four areas can help you gather the right information to evaluate the effectiveness of your safety and health management system. Read more
  • Asking the right questions is critical to accurately assessing your management system. These 12 questions can help foster conversations with workers about their jobs and how you can help make them safer. Read more
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