The one who owns the information, keeps under control the organizational and production processes in the company. The main task of the audit is to systematically and regularly (once a month, every quarter, etc.) present real data on the current situation at the workplace. Thus, it becomes possible to take effective measures in a timely manner and change the existing order within the company. An audit is not a formality, it is much more than just a standard procedure. It is the regular audit that is the main aspect of the PDCA approach.
There are three components we need:
1. a trained team of auditors
2. a well-structured systematic audit process
3. staff with a strong understanding that the purpose of the audit is to protect their health and safety, and not an event designed to identify and punish violators.
This synergy will allow us to form an objective picture of the current state of occupational safety and health.