ASTA can provide audits to a wide range of OHS standards and our auditors are fully accredited with RABQSA and numerous government departments.
Some of our services include:
AS4801 - Safety Management Systems
We can provide both desktop and field audits to ensure compliance with this Australian Standard. If necessary we can also coordinate JAZANZ accreditation.
The standard for self insurers in Queensland, Tri safe audits are also used for to evaluate basic safety management system and is the agreed tool for Safety Management Systems in the Sugar Milling industry.
Not sure that your organisation is in breech of its legislative obligations? ASTA can provide compliance audits for both Workplace and Electrical Safety in Queensland.
Plant & Machine Guarding
In industrial and rural environments plant hazards and associated risks are usually the main cause of serious injury in the workplace and as such should be adequately safeguarded. ASTA can provide audits against range of plant standards including AS4024 Safeguarding Machinery, AS1755 Conveyors Safety Requirements, the Advisory Standard for Plant etc.
Physical Risk Surveys
Used to identify hazards in the workplace. If you are unsure where to start with workplace health & safety physical risk surveys provide an initial overview of what areas of your workplace need to be better controlled in order to reduce risk.
If you already have implemented Safety managements systems within your organisation ASTA can provide a review of these systems to ensure they are fully implemented at the workforce level and throughout the organisation. One of the keys to ensuring the five steps of the risk management process are in place is provision of external auditing.
Pre Qualified Contractors
Public works. As part of the Queensland governments tough new stance on construction safety all pre-qualified contractors must be audited by an accredited auditor to ensure they have a safety management system in place.
Under the PQC System, contractors must be appropriately pre-qualified and registered to be eligible for invitation to tender on government building projects estimated to exceed $250,000 in value.
The audit consists of a number of stages including initial /document review, review of construction plans, and on site inspections. Accredited auditors have strict reporting arrangements and deadlines and are required to issue non conformance notices where high risk activities are identified.
ASTA has one of the few auditors providing this service throughout rural Queensland and is fully accredited with the Department of Industrial Relations.