Health, safety and environmental (HSE) management audit
An independent, systematic and documented process of objectively obtaining and evaluating verifiable evidence to determine: whether the HSEMS and its results conform to the audit criteria; whether the system is implemented effectively; and whether the system is suitable to achieve the health, safety and environmental policy and objectives.
Source: OGP Report No. 6.36/210, Guidelines for the Development and Application of Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems, International Association of Oil & Gas Producers, July 1994. Global Standards