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In addition to compliance with federal safety requirements, California employers must have an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) specifically designed for that employer. The purpose of this audit is to review all of the required elements of the employer’s IIPP; determine whether other company-specific safety programs are required (e.g., lockout-tagout); review recordkeeping for workplace illnesses or injuries (as required); assess the employer’s plans for potential workplace violence; and recommend implementation of measures to enhance workplace safety.
 
The following are various documents, practices and processes reviewed during this audit.

Injury and Illness Prevention Program
     Written?
     Revisions?
     Includes all required elements?
     Signed by senior management?
            
 Safety responsibilities
     Appropriate individual(s)?
     Employee awareness?
     Accessibility to those responsible?
 
Employee compliance
     Safety rules?
     Employee awareness?
     Recognition programs?
     Disciplinary measures?
 
Safety communications
     Handbook?
     Orientation?
     Meetings?
     Postings?
     Suggestions?
 
Hazard assessment/correction
     Identification of hazards?
     Evaluation of hazards?
     How often conducted?
     Abatement process?
     Effectiveness of abatement measures?
     Timeliness?
 
Accident exposure/investigation
     Reporting process?
     Individual(s) responsible?
     Investigative procedures?
     Investigation form?
 
Employee training
     General safety training?
     Specific safety training?
     When conducted?
     By whom?
     Supervisory training?
 
Safety committee
     Members?
     Frequency of meetings?
     Issues discussed?
           
Recordkeeping
     Inspections?
     Timetable for corrections?
     Safety training?
     Safety committee meetings?
     Logs of workplace injuries or illnesses?          
 
Agency inspection process
     Designated individual(s)?
     Responsibilities prior to and during inspection