Factors That May Indicate That Health And Safety Standards Within An Organisation Do Not Reflect The Objectives Within The ‘Statement Of Intent’.

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Outline the factors that may indicate that health and safety standards within an organisation do not reflect the objectives within the ‘statement of intent’.

The factors that may indicate that health and safety standards within an organisation do not reflect the objectives within the ‘statement of intent’ are numerous and may include:

  • Absence and accident rates deteriorating or not achieving their target
  • Enforcement actions following non-compliance to legislative standards
  • Non-conformances being raised at times such as audits and inspections



  • Increase of complaints by workers regarding conditions
  • Risk assessments not being reviewed in a timely manner
  • Trainings that are health and safety related are not taking place or are not refreshed if and when required.
  • Persons not conforming to safe systems of work indicating a slipping / negative safety culture

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