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Safe Work Method Statements – Tales From the Road

As safety professionals, QRMC consultants have seen a lot of Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) in their…

“SS”ing your SMS

Management Systems, at their best should be simple, structured, user-friendly enablers of efficient operational practice. However, all…

Managing Corrective and Preventative Actions

Whether its safety, quality or environmental management, a key indicator of an organisation’s performance is how it…

Don’t Let Your Management System Hang You Out to Dry

Maintaining your safety, environmental and quality management systems is a big job. In many cases it is…

Why do we look in the rear-view mirror so much?

When it comes to safety performance why do organisations persist in focusing mostly on what they have…

Safety auditing and professional judgement

The current version of the ISO 19011 Guidelines for auditing management systems includes the points that “Auditors…

Virtual Auditing

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged a great many tried-and-(no longer)-true systems of work. One of these is…

A ‘How To’ for Management Review

Management Review is one of the best explained and worst applied sections of the management system suite…

Business Continuity in a Pandemic: A Case Study

As we come out of COVID-19 isolation, leaving our ‘working from home’ havens and stepping through the…