Experience shows that the quick fix can sometimes be an ineffective use of resources and longer term solutions require no more than a change in the way things are done.
Sometimes its bad planning, sometimes its unreviewed changes, sometimes its just a lack of thought, but the situations here were seen by OSM during audits.
Audits are a thorough examinations of the safety management system and how people currently make sense of it.
Good auditing identifies practical solutions, it is not simply a matter of pointing out the issues. Good audit reports also balance negatives and positives to provide a balanced overview.
Surveys comprise of a one-off visit to a business, site or operation with a view to providing a broad assessment of standards and identifying improvements.
Reviews can be focussed upon a specific area or areas of concern