Audit Question Set Section 2.2 Communication

These questions can be used as an aid to assure that your project adheres to the policy briefed in clause 2.2 of the Statute Policy mandated by Defence Regulators which states;

Operating Centres, Project Teams or equivalents shall ensure that communication procedures are implemented that provide an effective flow of safety and environmental protection information upwards, downwards and across their organisation.

- Policy Clause 2.2 Communication

These questions address ASEMS Part 1, Clause 2.2 and DSA 01.1, Elements B, C, I and K.
Information Management
  1. What arrangements have management put in place to ensure that safety and environmental information is communicated upwards, downwards and across the organisation as necessary?
  2. Where are the details recorded?
Organisational Leadership, Culture, Capability and Change Management
  1. What have management done to ensure compliance with the arrangements and manage any changes required?
Incident Management and Learning from Experience
  1. How does management ensure the dissemination of significant incident / accident / near miss information to all relevant parties?
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

Communication

Operating Centres, Project Teams or equivalents shall ensure that communication procedures are implemented that provide an effective flow of safety and environmental protection information upwards, downwards and across their organisation.

2.2

Assures Procedures

GMP01

Contracting for Safety

This generic procedure serves to outline the process of managing contracting safety.