Safety Audit is systematic critical examination of an industrial operation in its entirely to identify potential hazards and level of risk. In other words, it is a study aimed to detect any dangers which might be present in an industrial operation. It subjects each area of a company activity to a systematic critical examination with the object of minimizing loss. It aims to disclose the strengths and the weaknesses, the main areas of vulnerability or risk. It is a practical procedure whereby a workplace and the processes carried on therein, are examined with a view to ascertain what hazard to health and safety may be existence. It is a useful technique to test the effectiveness of a company’s safety program. Hence, 'Safety Audit’ is a form of risk analysis and evaluation in which a systematic investigation is carried out in order to determine the extent to which the conditions are present that provide for the development and implementation of an effective and efficient safety policy
WHY SAFETY AUDIT?
We must have a method, Which will give a reasonable indication of how well a company’s safety programme is working, in all its aspects.It may be reminded here that injury frequency, cost of accidents, loss due to fire and explosions,number of types of injuries,etc. are not always related to the quality of an employers safety effort.What is needed, therefore, is a mothod, which will give a reasonable indication of how well a company’s safety program is working in all its aspects and how potential accidents are being avoided without using only failures as a yardstick.
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