A Safety Audit, gap analysis or Workplace Inspection is a valuable safety management tool that is best carried out with an external pair of eyes so nothing is overlooked and you gain a valuable, fresh perspective.
An Audit will show how your organisation measures up to legal requirements, and whether your safety performance is up to standard. It provides a benchmark from which you can develop a health and safety plan.
A Safety Audit or Inspection will build up a picture of existing health and safety management controls and evaluate their suitability.
The audit will examine your management policies and procedures for securing health, safety and welfare in the workplace. This is supported by an inspection which will help identify areas where new policies are required, and where existing procedures are not working effectively.
Comply at Work will produce a written report with practical suggestions for improvement. Recommendations will include the following:
We do appreciate the dilemmas that smaller companies have with regard to a cost / benefit analysis when trying to put health and safety suggestions into practice. At all times we endeavour to make realistic, “real world” recommendations.