A COR audit is a comprehensive evaluation of a company’s occupational health and safety. While it may seem daunting, a successful COR audit can have significant benefits, such as increased workplace safety awareness, reduced accidents and injuries, improved productivity, and employee well-being.
To prepare your organization for a successful COR audit, follow these tips:
Understand the COR audit process:
Familiarize yourself with the COR audit requirements and evaluation process. Make sure you understand what is expected of your company during the audit and the areas that will be evaluated.
Build a Solid Occupational Health and Safety Management System:
Develop and implement a solid and effective Occupational Health and Safety Management System. This system should be consistent with your company’s safety policy and ensure that all employees are aligned with it.
Prepare Documentation for the COR Audit:
Collect and organize all relevant safety and health documentation. This may include safety procedures, incident records, risk assessments, safety training, among others.
Organize Health and Safety Records:
Ensure that all health and safety records are kept up-to-date and properly filed. Keep a detailed record of all safety training conducted for employees as well as any workplace safety incidents.
Ensuring Proper Training Records Maintenance:
Ensure that employee training records are up-to-date and properly maintained. Safety training is essential to ensure that employees are well-informed about risks and hazards in the workplace.
Employee Training and Engagement:
Train and engage employees in the company’s safety efforts, using various techniques to incentivize employees. Ensure that all employees understand the importance of occupational safety and health and feel responsible for their own safety and that of their coworkers.
What Else Can You Do for a Successful COR Audit?
Preparing your organization for a successful COR audit requires a solid understanding of the auditing process. Trusting the capabilities of your internal auditor is essential.
Through the courses we offer at Think Safety Solutions, we ensure knowledge and skills to prepare your company for respective audits. This includes preparing records and maintaining control of risks during working hours.