• With the best will in the world, and with the good intentions of Directors and senior managers, sometimes you just don't know, what you don't know.
  • A health & safety GAP analysis will provide a baseline of current compliance and allow you, to develop a robust strategy for continual improvement. 
  • This is the undying ethos of every effective OHAS management system and is the principle behind, OHSAS 18001, and more recently ISO 45001 accreditations, for example.
  • Our team of health and safety professionals can identify key areas that may need immediate attention, and work with clients in implementing health and safety improvement plans and initiatives.

 

Our GAP Analysis covers:

  1. Overview of clients’ operations, structure, existing safety systems.
  2. Review and evaluation of clients’ current systems and procedures.
  3. Joint walkthrough of the client workplace(s) to observe working practices.
  4. The report, identifying areas of strength and opportunities for improvement.

Application to Projects

  • We also assist clients, in examining project compliance, in relation to those appointed in the capacity of Principal Contractor (or Contractor) and Principal Designer (or Designer), under the Construction (Design and Management Regulations) Regulations known as CDM2015.
  • This may include a review of your contractor assessment process, project related documentation such as RAMS or Construction Phase Plans, and also assess the effectiveness of management and supervision, when project teams are on-site.

 

In Summary

  • Our approach is pragmatic and has a level of commercial sensitivity, and as such if you choose to use Hudson Safety to perform a GAP analysis, you will be much better informed, with regards to your current levels of compliance, you will have a clear understanding of areas which can be improved, and if required we can be on hand to advise and assist in the implementation of the findings.
  • We have been around since 1994, and we constantly change and adapt to new regulations, industry trends, with regards to best practice, and we are very keen to maintain our professional competence, via continual training and professional assessment, so we are very well placed to assist you and your business.

 

Okay – I say yes - what will happen next?

A highly qualified and experienced health & safety consultant will attend site to objectively review the current health and safety management system and identify any gaps. The consultant will provide an audit report, management plan and improvement strategy in order to continue to reduce overall risk and ensure that your management systems and procedures are effective.

 

If you would like more information please contact us for a free consultation with one of our team.