Page ContentEmployers are required to conduct maintenance audits each year that a SAFE Work Certified audit or recertification is not being conducted. The maintenance audit is a prerequisite for maintaining SAFE Work Certified status. Maintenance audits are also a requirement to be eligible for the prevention rebate, which is the greater of 15 per cent of your last WCB premium, or $3,000 for smaller employers, to a maximum of 75 per cent of your WCB premium. Read more about eligibility for the Prevention Rebate Program here.Maintenance auditor The maintenance auditor is an employee of your organization who has attended the Auditing for Certification (Maintenance Auditor) course offered through your certifying partner (CP). Your maintenance auditor must have received this training prior to conducting a maintenance audit. If your organization does not have a trained maintenance auditor, you can engage a SAFE Work Certified auditor to conduct your maintenance audit(s) through your CP.Timing of your maintenance auditComplete your annual maintenance audit. This can be completed as early as six months after your certification or re-certification, and no later than your certification anniversary date. Conducting the maintenance auditDownload a copy of the most recent version of the SAFE Work Certified Maintenance Audit Tool.Complete your maintenance audit. This must be done by a maintenance auditor that has attended the Auditing for Certification (Maintenance Auditor) course or by a SAFE Work Certified auditor. Email your completed maintenance audit file, which will include your action plan, to your CP.