Health & Safety Audits

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) stresses the importance of formal procedures for auditing and reporting on health and safety performance. Independent health and safety audits are a vital component of your safety management system, serving to evaluate program effectiveness.

Key Considerations:

Legal Responsibility: As a business owner, you are legally responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and reviewing all health and safety matters and arrangements. Compliance with audit requirements proactively demonstrates adherence to legislative, insurance, and fire standards, highlighting your dedication to health and safety.

Our Approach:

OSH Partners, ensures that our audits align with your industry-specific health and safety requirements. Our audits provide peace of mind, assuring that your company meets industry standards and code of practice. They not only identify areas for improvement but also spotlight positive activities within your organisation, supporting your teams in delivering safe work.

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Reporting: Following the audit, we provide a detailed report, including supporting photographs and, if applicable, an actionable plan.
  • Prioritized Actions: Actions are categorized, allowing you to identify areas requiring immediate or short-term attention.

Goals of Health & Safety Auditing:

Auditing serves multiple purposes, including:

  • Legal Compliance Assessment
  • Risk Identification
  • Strengths and Weaknesses in Arrangements
  • Opportunities for Improvement
  • Resource Utilization Evaluation
  • Unsafe Practice Elimination
  • Performance Review System Effectiveness Assessment
  • Continuous Improvement Benefits of Our Audits:

The advantages of health and safety auditing encompass:

  • Improved Workforce Safety
  • Reduced Accidents, Injuries, and Illnesses
  • Lower Workers’ Compensation Costs
  • Fewer Legal Claims
  • Reduced Regulatory Uncertainty and Compliance Risk
  • Improved Employee Morale and Lower Turnover
  • Enhanced Efficiency and Productivity

Partnering with OSH Partners for your health and safety audits ensures legal compliance, safeguards employee well-being, and maintains a safe and compliant work environment, ultimately boosting workforce morale.