Audit Question Set Section 1.6 Significant Occurrances and Fault Reporting

These questions can be used as an aid to assure that your project adheres to the policy briefed in clause 1.6 of the Statute Policy mandated by Defence Regulators which states;

All Project Teams shall record and report significant Product, System or Service faults, accidents, incidents and near misses to the DE&S Safety Committee through the Quality, Safety and Environmental Protection Team.

- Policy Clause 1.6 Significant Occurrences and Fault Reporting

These questions address ASEMS Part 1, Clause 1.6 and DSA 01.1, Elements I and K
Incident management and learning from experience
  1. What processes are in place for the notification, recording, investigation and reporting of significant system faults, incidents and accidents, including near misses?
  2. Who is responsible for their implementation and where are the outcomes recorded?
  3. What analysis is undertaken and how are its outcomes communicated?
Self - Assurance
  1. What internal and / or external oversight has been carried out to assure the adequacy and effectiveness of the above arrangements and their outcomes?

Covers assurance for policy clause

Significant Occurrences and Fault Reporting

All Project Teams shall record and report significant Product, System or Service faults, accidents, incidents and near misses to the DE&S Safety Committee through the Quality, Safety and Environmental Protection Team.

1.6

Assures Procedures

EMP06

Objectives and Targets

Setting objectives and targets are vital in helping to maintain environmental performance and drive continuous improvement. This procedure should help project teams identify objectives and targets related to impacts or aspects assessed as medium or high priority.

SMP13

In-Service Safety Management System

This procedure provides guidance for sustaining safety performance by ensuring in-service arrangements are recognised and operated.