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Occupational health and safety (OHS)

Health and Safety Inspections

Health and safety inspections are a key component of a health and safety program and do add value to a safety management system.

Employees, supervisors, and managers who engage in these inspections have a chance to see how the program has been accepted and ultimately implemented.

Inspections should not be restricted to supervisors and managers, annual tours by senior management also help promote the company safety culture.

During these inspections, there is the opportunity to engage workers and contractors in the health and safety culture of the company.

Finally, inspections  provide an avenue for feedback for the organization. Are we doing what we should be doing when it comes to health and safety?

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