ConSASS

Safety Management System Audit

In accordance to Regulation 9 of the Workplace Safety and Health (Safety and Health management System and Auditing) regulations 2009, it shall be the duty of the occupier of the workplace to appoint a workplace safety and health auditor to audit the safety and health management system (SHMS) of the workplace at a frequency matching the class of the workplace.

Classes or description of workplaces Frequency of audit
Any worksite with a contract sum of $30 million or more At least once every 6 months
Any shipyard in which 200 or more persons are employed At least once every 12 months
Any factory engaged in the manufacturing of fabricated metal products, machinery or equipment and in which 100 or more persons are employed At least once every 12 months
Any factory engaged in the processing or manufacturing of petroleum, petroleum products, petrochemicals or petrochemical products At least once every 24 months
Any premises where the bulk storage of toxic or flammable liquid is carried on by way of trade or for the purpose of gain and which has a storage capacity of 5,000 or more cubic metres for such toxic or flammable liquid At least once every 24 months
Any factory engaged in the manufacturing of  

a.fluorine, chlorine, hydrogen fluoride or carbon monoxide; or

b.synthetic polymers

At least once every 24 months
Any factory engaged in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical products or their intermediates At least once every 24 months
Any factory engaged in the manufacturing of semiconductor wafers At least once every 24 months

ESIS offers the service to conduct the SHMS audit in accordance with the relevant WSH legislation and guidelines set out for the construction industry.