The Committee on Chemical Safety is well aware of the possible negative
perception of the word audit.Once you understand its meaning as used in this
document, you may, at your discretion, replace it with alternatives. Examples of
alternative terms include safety survey, safety consultation, safety assessment,
field observation, field assessment, or operational survey. Throughout this
manual, the concept of environment, health, and safety is intended, but for
the sake of simplicity, safety is used.