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About Our Risk Management Solutions:

All risk management consultants who deliver this service:

  • Have extensive practical health, safety and risk management experience
  • Are chartered safety and health professionals (CMIOSH) and OSHCR registered consultants
  • Are chartered engineers

This means they have the knowledge and competence to tailor services to meet each customer’s exact needs. The consistent aim is to provide the knowledge required by customers to understand the risks faced by their business and supply the skills needed to establish systematic controls to ensure compliance with legal obligations.

The Confined Space Permit to Work Audit Service

About the Service:

Confined Space Permit(s) to Work are an essential part of managing confined space operations.  Our consultants have the capability and knowledge to audit your company against the legal standards set out in the Confined Space Work Regulations 1997 and industry best practice.

The audit will include an examination of the supporting policies, procedures and guidance to establish how the confined space permit to work system is applied in practice.  The following areas will be considered during the audit process:

  • Senior management responsibilities and understanding of the permit system
  • Competence of the authorising authorities
  • System capability and suitability
  • System assessment and controls, including isolation procedures
  • Understanding the operation of the system by both authorising authorities and acceptors
  • Evaluation of any established safe systems of work
  • Maintenance and monitoring of the system
  • Emergency procedures.

A detailed report will be produced to outline the findings of the audit and any deficiencies which exist in the system.  The report will be accompanied by a corrective action plan.

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Audit Service

About the Service:

Lifting equipment and lifting operations compliance is an essential part of lifting activity and our consultants have the capability and knowledge to audit your company against the legal standards set out in the Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998 and industry best practice.

The audit will include an examination of the supporting policies, procedures and guidance to establish how the management of lifting operations is applied in practice.  The following areas will be considered during the audit process:

  • Senior management responsibilities and understanding of lifting operations
  • Competence of managers and supervisors.
  • Risk assessment and control systems.
  • Evaluation of any established safe systems of work.
  • Inspection and maintenance of lifting equipment.
  • Emergency procedures.

A detailed report will be produced to outline the findings of the audit and any deficiencies or compliance failure.  The report will be accompanied by a corrective action plan.

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