Introduction OHS Managers need to find good ways to predict and influence future OHS performance.  These predictors of OHS performance are refed to as “leading indicators”. Semi-quantitative OHS risk analysis is now being recognized as a good leading indicator of OHS performance.. This article describes how semi-quantitative risk analysis is used as a leading indicator…

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Introduction There are 3 basic types of ISO audits, first party, second party and third party audits. First party audits are internal audits. Non-accredited independent audits are second party audits. Accredited certification bodies conduct third party audits or certification audits. ISO Internal audits are the “checking” part of the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle of continual improvement.…

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There are three different types of ISO audits, first party, second party and third party. The following is a brief discussion of these types of ISO audits. Third Party ISO Audit Type Third-party audits are conducted by an independent 3rd party such as a certification body. Certification bodies (CBs) obtain their authority to perform audits…

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