Conducting Effective Health & Safety Audits

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    Safety audits are an essential part of good business operations as they help you identify weaknesses in a health & safety management system. A sound health & safety management system enables an organisation’s compliance with statutory requirements. By gaining an in-depth insight into the audit process, standards, regulations and requirements, you will be better placed to protect your employees from accidents and subsequent down-time.

    Conducting Effective Health & Safety Audits has been designed to help you formulate an effective health & safety management audit process. We begin this course by establishing a clear understanding of the fundamentals of an auditable health & safety management system. For greater learning effect, we will focus on:

    • Interpreting requirements of legislation and other standards
    • Establishing audit and remit scope
    • Setting standards for health & safety management systems audit
    • Common pitfalls to avoid


    Key Learning Outcomes

    • You will learn how to document health & safety audits, including tips on what to include in the audit report, recommendations and non-conformances.
    • You will also be taken through reporting the health & safety results to management, conclusions and recommendations.
    • Attending this course will give you the essential skills to conduct effective safety audits and you will:
    • Find out more about the current developments in Health & Safety Management and the audit scope
    • Understand relevant legislation and compliance
    • How to develop internal auditing standards
    • How to make progressive improvements by setting standards for Health & Safety Management Systems audit
    • Recognising the sources of risk and methods of risk management
    • Identify health hazard and safety hazards
    • Redefine your role and accountabilities as a Health & Safety professional
    • Understand the audit process, standards, regulations and requirements
    • Interpret requirements of legislation and other standards
    • Will be able to identify health hazards and safety hazards and prioritise risks
    • Will recognise what constitutes an effective safety audit, its purpose and value
    • Wii be able to establish guidelines for the health & safety management audit
    • Use the audit process to improve management system
    • Make progressive improvements by setting standards for health & safety management systems audit 

     

    CERTIFICATE OF ACCREDITATION

    All attendees to a Brightstar course receive a Certificate of Accreditation acknowledging their training and their journey to New Skills, New Thinking.
    Independent research has verified that this recognition is highly valued by your employees.

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