Difference Between Reactive and Active Monitoring
(taking action after a problem occurs)
Proactive (or active) monitoring
(taking action before problems occur) involves
|• Review of accidents and ill-health reports – often to check that remedial advice has been actioned or ascertain trends and hot spots.
• Review of procedures following dangerous occurrences, other property damage and near misses.
• Review of compensation claims
|•The active monitoring of the workplace for unsafe conditions.
•The direct observation of workers for unsafe acts .
•Meeting with management and workers to discover any problems.
|• Review of complaints from the workforce and members of the public.
• Review of procedures following enforcement report and notices.
• Review of risk assessments following the discovery of additional hazards.
|• Checking documents, such as maintenance records, near miss reports, insurance reports .
• Undertaking workplace inspections, sampling, surveys, tours and audits.
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