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Document ID (ISN)105266
CIS number 06-767
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Budworth N., Cox S.
Title Trusting tools
Bibliographic information July 2005, Vol.23, No.7, p.46-48. Illus. 3 ref.
Internet access 06-0767.pdf [in English]
Abstract This article explains how safety audits can contribute towards the development of a safety culture within an enterprise. It discusses the attitudes of company senior management to audits, the use of computerized audit systems, the various audit standards such as HSG65 and OHSAS 18000, the selection of an audit tool that is adapted to the conditions of the enterprise and the importance of the resulting action plan.
Descriptors (primary) safety consciousness; plant safety and health organization; safety audits
Descriptors (secondary) human behaviour; workers' participation; role of management; comment on standard
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety supervision
Psychological factors
Workers' participation
Safety culture and safety consciousness