A Guide to the Factories and Industrial Undertakings 
(Safety Management) Regulation

2. Duty of proprietor and contractor

2.5  Provide facilities for safety audit

The proprietor or contractor should ?

  • provide all necessary assistance, facilities and information for the audit;

    "assistance" includes full co-operation with the safety auditor, determination of scope of audit and the establishment of audit criteria, etc.

    "facilities" includes provision of interview room, suitable personal protective equipment and testing equipment for the use of safety auditor during the audit process, etc.

    "information" includes organisation chart, safety committee meeting minutes and investigation reports of accidents, etc.

  • ensure that the auditor is not required to carry out other work that would affect the conduct of the audit, if the auditor is his employee.

1. Introduction
2. Duty of proprietor and contractor
3. Duty of registered safety auditor, safety review officer and scheme operator 
4. Penalty
5. Related occupational safety and health publications published by the Labour Department 
6. Useful information