Having an OHS program that complies with the OHS laws and is designed to protect workers is crucial. But how do you know if your program is actually effective and has all of the necessary elements? Answer: By auditing it.
HOW TO USE THE TOOL
Use this checklist to audit your OHS program and determine whether it has the necessary components, complies with the requirements under the OHS laws in your jurisdiction and is effective. You should audit your OHS program on a regular basis and take steps to address any deficiencies that you identify. (You can also audit individual programs or systems within your OHS program.)
Go to SafetySmart.com for:
- A safety talk on auditing
- An article on the supervisor’s role in safety audits
- Information on the importance of an auditing program