Surprise inspections are a reality faced by businesses across a wide range of countries and industries. There’s always a lot riding on your ability to make a good impression on the person who knocks on your door with a checklist and a clipboard. What’s at stake will vary, but workplaces often face the prospect of fines, loss of customer business, damage to company reputation, and even prosecutions.
With all of this in mind, being prepared to the best of your ability is vital!
Know the Odds
What is the likelihood that an inspector will arrive at your workplace tomorrow? If they do, what will they be looking for? The more accurately you can answer these questions, the more likely it is that you’ll be ready if they do show up!
There are several pieces of information you can use to predict the odds of being targeted for a surprise inspection. … Read more...