Purpose of Safety audits

Organisation has a sound structure and adequate staffing levels;

Approved procedures and instructions are complied with;

The required level of personnel competency and training to operate equipment and facilities, and to maintain their levels of performance, is achieved;

Equipment performance is adequate for the safety levels of the service provided;

Effective arrangements exist for promoting safety, monitoring safety performance and processing safety issues;

Adequate arrangements exist to handle foreseeable emergencies.