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5 Top Tips for
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CSG November 2022 speaker: Ross Macfarlane: 5 top tips for successful auditing

Five top tips for successful auditing

Presentation by: Ross Macfarlane, Director, RM The Risk Manager

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Ross Macfarlane has extensive experience conducting successful OHS audits for a wide range of companies and organisations. Since 2008 he has conducted over 1,000 audits and has an audit log of over 1,350 days. Based on this wealth of experience, Ross shared his top 5 tips for a successful audit program in a lunchtime Zoom talk on 8 November.

Ross discussed how to develop and implement an audit schedule based on risk and then how to plan and prepare for the audit itself. Other topics covered were: putting auditees at ease during interviews, the rules of evidence, and strategies for corrective actions that actually work.

The presenter:

Ross Macfarlane is a highly experienced consultant and auditor who has conducted external and internal audits for a number of JAS-ANZ accredited certification bodies. Ross has assisted many organisations achieve and maintain certification to occupational health and safety, environment and quality management standards. He has also assisted them whilst undergoing internal and external audits, and has helped them to improve their safety performance and business effectiveness. Prior to forming his own business RM The Risk Manager, Ross spent 14 years with Castrol and BP in roles that included HSSEQ Manager, and Project and Plant manager. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science from Melbourne University, and other qualifications including a Diploma of OHS and SAI Global courses in auditing.

 
 

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CSG March 2024 event - Kevin Jones, Editor, SafetyAtWorkBlog - Emerging OHS Challenges


Emerging OHS challenges

Presented by: Kevin Jones, Editor, SafetyAtWorkBlog
Event: CSG Hybrid Lunchtime Presentation -via zoom or in person

Date: Tuesday 12 March 2024, noon
Non-Members welcome to attend

Emerging OHS challenges
Some of the hot topics in OHS at the moment are not directly about work health and safety. You can find out more on Tuesday 12 March 2024 when Kevin Jones will be discussing what’s new, what’s getting attention, and some of the latest and re-emerging challenges in OHS.
His talk will include comments, and recommendations of books on issues including work psychology; the management of time; suicide; troublemakers; corporate values and leadership.
The presentation will be followed by a question and discussion session.

About the Speaker:

Kevin Jones is a consultant and advisor in a wide range of OHS projects.
He is internationally recognised for his commentary and analysis on safety-related matters in his popular award-winning SafetyAtWorkBlog (safetyatworkblog.com).
Kevin is a Life Member of Central Safety Group.

Date: Tuesday 12 March 2024
Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Where: Regus Yarra Room, 50th floor, 120 Collins Street, Melbourne
How: In person or online via Zoom -the link will be sent out on the afternoon of Monday 13 November
N.B. A video recording of the session will be available on the website exclusively for financial members.
Cost: Financial members* free. Others $15
RSVP: COB Monday 11 March 2024. Online using our RSVP form
Join: Join CSG now [Individual membership fee: $85.]
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The Zoom event link will be emailed on the afternoon of Monday 11 March 2024.

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