Health & Safety Audits

Health & Safety Audits

Health & Safety Audits

A Health and Safety Audit is conducted to evaluate compliance and identify opportunities for improvement. A summary of all of the audit findings is presented in a Health & Safety Audit Checklist Scorecard.

Health & Safety Audit Scope of Works

Where applicable, hazards are identified and the level of risk established for each.

Areas looked at while conducting an H&S Audit include:-

  • H&S Policy Document
  • Previous audit/inspection reports
  • Public & Employers Liability Insurance
  • Risk Assessments
  • Health & Safety Communications
  • Accident/Incident Procedures
  • Competency
  • Business Continuity
  • Fire Risk Assessment
    • Previous reports
    • Location of fire log book
    • Fire alarm, emergency lighting, lift maintenance, evacuation tests
    • Training records (Fire Warden Training/Fire Extinguisher Training)
  • Contractor Management
  • Emergency / Evacuation Plans
  • Asbestos Surveys & Management Plans/Asbestos Re-inspection Surveys
    • Previous reports
    • Details of any samples removed
    • Details of any contaminated areas
  • Legionella Risk Assessment & Management Plans
  • Electrical Installation Certificate
  • Portable Appliance Testing ( PAT) records
  • Statutory Inspections (pressure vessels, lifting equip, gas safety inspect certificates)
  • Accident/incident Records
  • DSE, COSHH, Manual Handling & General Risk Assessments (young persons or vulnerable persons/pregnant mothers risk assessments, confined spaces)
  • Induction & training records (inc. First Aiders, Manual Handling)
  • Contractor management – pre-appointment evaluation, risk assessments, method statements
  • Legal Updates

For more information about our Health and Safety Audits, email enquiries@hberm.com or call us on 0333 207 5744.

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