Management Systems HSG65 Guidance

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Key Points

This Audit 123 Management Systems – HSG65 audit guidance accompanies the Management Systems – HSG65 checklist workbook (HSG65 – POPMAR Version), assisting auditor assessment and decision making during audits, reviews and gap analysis.  The guidance enables auditors to rapidly come to a conclusion on aspects of strategic management of health and safety, identifying gaps and the action needed to make improvements.

It will also provide a valuable resources for those looking for information, support and advice to enable them to implement strategic arrangements for management of health and safety that meet good practice.


This auditors’ guidance has been published to accompany the Audit 123 Management Systems – HSG65 workbook, providing a framework to assist in evaluating requirements set out in the workbook.

This auditors’ guidance publication focuses on the strategic arrangements that are required to manage health and safety.  In particular, they consider and reflect the HSE guidance on effective management of health and safety as expressed in HSG65 second edition.

The guidance describes each health and safety management requirement and what should be considered by an auditor when assessing conformity with HSG65. This guides auditor decision making, enabling audits to be comprehensive and consistent.

This user friendly guidance supports the audit process and means the workbook checklists are easy to use.

The guidance publication is wire bound for ease of use and the reference numbers in the publication correspond with those contained in the workbook:

Section 1 – Policy

Section 2 – Organising

Section 3 – Planning and implementation

Section 4 – Measuring performance

Section 5 – Reviewing performance

Section 6 – Auditing performance

Our audit checklist workbook and guidance for auditing conformity to HSG65 provides an affordable solution for discerning auditors who want to take advantage of our experience and save time in audit preparation.

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