Health and Safety, Environment and Quality Audits
Internal Auditing is an essential tool for managing compliance with health and safety, environmental safety and quality standards. Increasingly these three areas are audited by the same professionals to proliferating standards (e.g. OHSAS 18001 for health and safety, ISO 9001 for quality, ISO 14001 for environment). This book delivers a powerful and proven approach to auditing business-critical risk areas. It covers each of the aspects that need to be taken into account for a successful audit to recognised standards and is an important resource for auditors, managers, health and safety professionals, and anyone with a critical interest in governance and organizational improvement.Stephen Asbury is Managing Director of Corporate Risk Systems Limited, providing risk management consultancy, training and software. He is a Member of the Council of IOSH and Chair of the IOSH Professional Committee. Stephen has over 20 years' experience as a health, safety and environment practitioner, and a regular contributor to conferences, journals and other publications. Peter Ashwell is Managing Director of Kingdom Management Limited, an Internal Audit training consultancy which has been servicing multinational clients worldwide for the last 16 years. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management with over 30 years experience in business.
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1 Business Environment
2 Business Control
3 Planning for Audit and Assurance
4 The Audit Process Roller Coaster
6 Review and Verify
7 Concluding the Audit
8 Personal Relationships
9 The Written Report
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A-Factor achievement action AFWP approach appropriate asbestos assurance audit committee audit findings audit plan Audit Process Roller audit report audit team audit working papers auditee’s organization auditor needs business control framework business environment business objectives business processes certification Chapter confirm control weaknesses corporate corporate social responsibility customers detailed developed documents Edwards Deming effective element ensure enterprise Enterprise Risk Management Environmental example Expected control external fieldwork Figure health and safety HSEQ identified IEMA impact implemented improvement individual internal audit manager internal control interview lead auditor management system management’s meeting ofthe operations organisation organization’s overall audit opinion PDCA plan item policies preparation procedures Process Roller Coaster reference framework relationships relevant responsibility review and verify risk areas risk management sample selected senior management set-up stage significant staff stakeholders standards Stephen Asbury structured summary team members team’s