Safety Audits

Safety Audits

Ensure a safe work environment by learning how to plan, conduct, and evaluate safety audits

Vivid Learning
Updated Jun 14, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Define safety audit and describe its purpose.
  • Recognize the importance of safety audits and the objectives of a safety audit program.
  • Identify how to plan and conduct a safety audit.
  • Identify how to inspect the work area and work practices.
  • Identify how to formulate recommendations for corrective action recommendations, make audit reports, and conduct follow-ups.
Course Description

Safety audits are intended to assure that effective program elements are in place for identifying, eliminating, or controlling hazards that could adversely impact a company’s physical and human assets. Conducted properly, this type of audit will help reduce injury and illness rates, lower workers compensation and other business costs, empower employees by involving them in activities affecting their own safety and health, increase job satisfaction, and make the company more competitive.

The goal of this lesson is to provide awareness training for managers, supervisors, and general employees on the importance of safety audits and how to plan and conduct an audit.