Monday, November 28, 2011

WSH Policy And Objectives Audit Checklist


WSH Policy And Objectives Audit Checklist
Senior Management   shall devise an audit checklist with questions targeted  at WSH policy and objectives to determine the relevancy based on the identified five areas of the set WSH policy and
objectives and key  staff members in charge of critical safety areas  shall be consulted

S/N
Question
Select Answer as appropriate
Yes
No
1
Does the WSH policy statement express a commitment to health and safety? Are obligations towards employees made clear?


2
Does it say which senior officer is responsible for seeing that it is implemented and for keeping it under review, and how this will be done?


3
Is it signed by senior executive?


4
Have the views of managers and supervisors, safety representatives and safety committees been taken into account?


5
Were the duties set out in the statement discussed with the people concerned? Do they understand how their performance is to be assessed and what resources they have to carry out their tasks safely?


6
Does the statement make clear that cooperation on the part of all employees is vital to the success of the health and safety policy?


7
Does it say how employees are to be involved in health and safety matters, for example, by being consulted, by taking part in inspections, or by sitting on a safety committee?
    Does it show clearly how the duties for health and safety are allocated, and are the responsibilities at different levels described?


8
Does it say who is responsible for the following matters?

        Investigation reports and accident records.
        Fire precautions and evacuation procedures.
        First aid.
        Safety inspections.
        Training program.
        Ensuring legal requirements are met.


9
    Is management solely responsible for providing a safe and healthy working environment?


10
Is employer's concern for health and safety as great as concern for economic financial and marketing matters?


11
Does it include the names of individual managers who are responsible for making the safety policy work in specific areas or departments?


12
Does it include the names of individual managers who are responsible for making the safety policy work in specific areas or departments?





S/N
Question
Select Answer as appropriate
Yes
No
13
Does it state the employers duty to give instruction and training in health and safety to all employees?


14
Does it outline the development and maintenance of health and safety roles and procedures?


15
Does it include planned programs for health and safety at work?


16
Does it ensure that health and safety matters will be taken into account when planning new methods processes or premises?


17
Does it include arrangements for disclosing information, including multilingual information, on health and safety and welfare matters?


18
Does it include arrangements for disclosing information, including multilingual information, on health and safety and welfare matters?


19
Does it explain how money is to be made available to health and safety


20
Do all employees have copies of their employer's safety policy?


21
Are workplace representatives consulted about periodic revisions and updating of the employer's safety policy?


22
Has the policy been reviewed with the health and safety committee?


23
Does it state who will review the policy and how often it will be reviewed?


24
Are there effective arrangements for drawing the policy to the attention of all employees?


25
Is the delegation of duties logical and successive throughout the organization?


26
Is it clear that the ultimate responsibility for safety rests with senior management?


27
Are the responsibilities of senior managers written into the policy or into job descriptions?


28
Are there procedures and controls in place that ensure accountability?


29
Is safety and health performance an essential ingredient of performance appraisals?


30
Do line managers understand and accept the nature of their safety and health responsibilities?


31
Are there arrangements for liaison with contractors?


32
Are all individuals aware of their legal responsibilities?




Audit Results Of WSH Policy And Objective

The organization WSH policy and objectives shall be revised and aligned according to  the audit results which are based on the elements of
 
   . Management Commitment and Responsibility ;
   . Safety Accountability of Managers ;
   . Appointment of Key Safety Personnel ;
   . The Emergency Response Plan; and
   . Documentation 
                                       

S/N
Question
Select Answer as appropriate
Yes
No
1
Does the WSH policy statement express a commitment to health and safety? Are obligations towards employees made clear?

2
Does it say which senior officer is responsible for seeing that it is implemented and for keeping it under review, and how this will be done?

3
Is it signed by senior executive?

4
Have the views of managers and supervisors, safety representatives and safety committees been taken into account?

5
Were the duties set out in the statement discussed with the people concerned? Do they understand how their performance is to be assessed and what resources they have to carry out their tasks safely?

6
Does the statement make clear that cooperation on the part of all employees is vital to the success of the health and safety policy?

7
Does it say how employees are to be involved in health and safety matters, for example, by being consulted, by taking part in inspections, or by sitting on a safety committee?   

8
Does it show clearly how the duties for health and safety are allocated, and are the responsibilities at different levels described?

9
Does it say who is responsible for the following matters?

        Investigation reports and accident records.
        Fire precautions and evacuation procedures.
        First aid.
        Safety inspections.
        Training program.
        Ensuring legal requirements are met.

10
Is management solely responsible for providing a safe and healthy working environment?

11
Is employer's concern for health and safety as great as concern for economic financial and marketing matters?

12
Does it include the names of individual managers who are responsible for making the safety policy work in specific areas or departments?

12
Does it include the names of individual managers who are responsible for making the safety policy work in specific areas or departments?








S/N
Question
Select Answer as appropriate
Yes
No
13
Does it state the employers duty to give instruction and training in health and safety to all employees?

14
Does it outline the development and maintenance of health and safety roles and procedures?

15
Does it include planned programs for health and safety at work?

16
Does it ensure that health and safety matters will be taken into account when planning new methods processes or premises?

17
Does it include arrangements for disclosing information, including multilingual information, on health and safety and welfare matters?

18
Does it include arrangements for disclosing information, including multilingual information, on health and safety and welfare matters?

19
Does it explain how money is to be made available to health and safety

20
Do all employees have copies of their employer's safety policy?

21
Are workplace representatives consulted about periodic revisions and updating of the employer's safety policy?

22
Has the policy been reviewed with the health and safety committee?

23
Does it state who will review the policy and how often it will be reviewed?

24
Are there effective arrangements for drawing the policy to the attention of all employees?

25
Is the delegation of duties logical and successive throughout the organization?

26
Is it clear that the ultimate responsibility for safety rests with senior management?

27
Are the responsibilities of senior managers written into the policy or into job descriptions?

28
Are there procedures and controls in place that ensure accountability?

29
Is safety and health performance an essential ingredient of performance appraisals?


30
Do line managers understand and accept the nature of their safety and health responsibilities?

31
Are there arrangements for liaison with contractors?

32
Are all individuals aware of their legal responsibilities?

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