Topic- Business Review & Audit Report
Standards & Auditing
Audits available are as follows:
- What are the requirements? Is the practice able to meet these guidelines in relation to the Waste (Allerton and Mary Seacole Buildings) audit against the legislation and WRAP guidelines?
- What are the requirements? Is the practice able to meet these guidelines in relation to Waste (University Road) - audit against the legislation and WRAP guidelines?
- What are the requirements? Is the practice able to meet these guidelines in relation to Waste (University House) - audit against the legislation and WRAP guidelines?
- What are the requirements of Fluorinated gases? Whether the procedure is carried out? Does the procedure fulfill the requirements?
- Are the risks assessed and managed in relation to vibration issues of landscaping?
- Whether the procedure of Contactor management a suitable procedure? Is the process being carried out effectively?
- Whether the policy and procedures fit for purpose? Asbestos – Whether the risk is effectively assessed and managed?
- Whether the policy and procedures fit for purpose? Noise – workshop – Whether the risks effectively assessed and managed?
- Explain the requirements. Whether the practice is able to meet these guidelines? Hazardous waste management - audit against the legislation and WRAP guidelines.
- Whether there is a suitable procedure and is tested in relation to Discharge to drains and spill response.
- Explain the regulatory requirements in relation to Legionella? How are these implemented? Whether it is control effective?
- Whether the risks are effectively assessed and managed in relation to use of pesticides in landscaping?
FORMAT OF A BUSINESS OR PROFESSIONAL REPORT
A report is based on the following format with sections that must relate to the purpose of the report.
- The title page will include:
- The title of the report
- The name of the author and any affiliations
- Details of the client
- The date
- Other relevant details where necessary (e.g. version number, project codes, sponsors)
- Executive Summary: It will be a complete summary that will include the information in relation to background/ introduction, the purpose of report, the method, key findings and conclusions.
- Contents page: You are required to list different sections and subsections with the page numbers of the report.
- A list of tables and figures: It is made after your contents page which will show titles of the tables and figures.
- Introduction or Background: It will cover the important ideas and will describe the purpose and scope.
- Methods, Data Sources or Approach: Cover existing sources of information in order to inform decision making process.
- Content of the report: The main content of the report will include the information of the report in introduction.
- Conclusions: It will analyse the aim, objectives or terms of reference.
- Recommendations: This part will be combined with the conclusions that will contain suggestions of the report.
- References: It should include Harvard APA 6th referencing style in appropriate format.
- Appendices: There should be separate numbering in the main report with information that is too lengthy to include in report.
Knowledge and Understanding
Upon successful completion of the module, you will be able to:
- Briefly analyze the relative merits of different tools and approaches that are available to the business community while answering to pressure to improve health, safety environmental performance and to promote corporate social responsibility;
- Use, conduct and analyze methodologies, tools, and management strategies to improve the performance of business community in relation to the health, safety, and environment.
- Examine the role of monitoring, audit and review processes in relation to continuous improvement of health, safety and environmental management systems;
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Practical, Professional or Subject-Specific Skills
After accomplishing you will have the opportunity to:
- Conduct and use systematic procedures of health, safety and environment in relation to different types of organisations;
- Develop, produce and conduct audits of health, safety and environmental systems, processes and activities;
- Briefly write the reports based on evidence with targeted audit reports.
Transferable Skills and other Attributes
After completing you have developed:
- The capability to work and learn autonomously and in a team in planning and enforcing the tasks and to exercise self-direction, initiative and originality in handling and resolving issues.
- The capability to communicate at a professional level to specialist and non-specialist audiences with preparation of the technical and non-technical reports.
- To analyse the merits of different tools and approaches that are available to the business community in improvement performance of health, safety and environment and considering the sustainability agenda.
- Briefly analyse the answer to business community to the internal and external drivers of health, safety and environmental performance and corporate social responsibility.