How To Conduct Safety And Health Self-Audits
A systematic evaluation of your safety and health situation is an important facet of your overall program. Do not wait for accidents to happen before you check and inspect.
Safety and health consciousness tends to slip over time, and it is your responsibility to make sure that does not happen. A well-prepared and well-executed safety audit/inspection program can make a substantial difference in accident prevention.
An objective of a self-inspection program is the discovery of conditions and work practices that could lead to job accidents and industrial illnesses, through specific methodical auditing, checking, and inspection procedures, then correcting them.
In addition to its direct accident prevention role, the inspection program:
Purposes of Inspections