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Published:01 Oct 2014
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What it contains
This document is part of the self-assessment toolbox. Operators of prescribed mines can use this document to review and improve safety management systems (SMS). It explains:
how to review your SMS
the relevant Occupational Health and Safety Regulations for managing risk controls
where to find relevant references
how to assess whether employees can easily access and understand your SMS
how to assess whether your SMS is thorough and integrated
how to assess how well your SMS meets performance standards
how to assess your SMS auditing system
how and when to audit your SMS, and assess its management process
how to make sure your employees know their roles and responsibilities in managing your SMS
The tool has space to record your observations and any references you’ve used in the process. There is also a compliance statement in relevant sections to compare your findings against the regulatory standard. You can use the space at the end of each section to document areas for improvement, assign responsibilities and recommend a completion date.