The aim of a safety management system (SMS) is to provide a management framework that can be used to drive the performance of all aspects of safety. The structure of an SMS typically contains the following components:

  • Leadership , Organisation and Accountability
  • Planning, Objectives and Targets
  • Hazard and Risk Management
  • Incident Management
  • Communication, Consultation and Documentation
  • Training, Competency and Workforce Fitness
  • Emergency Management
  • Contractor Management
  • Asset Integrity Management
  • Safe Working Systems (eg PtW)
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Change Management
Safety Management System
  • Each element of the Safety Management System requires the following information:
    • Responsibility
    • Objective
    • Systems in place to achieve objective
    • Monitoring in place to ensure systems are working
    • Processes to close the loop

    Safety Solutions has extensive experience in safety management systems and can offer the following services:

    • SMS Framework development
    • SMS Gap Analysis (against a defined standard)
    • Procedure development – Safety Solutions has developed systems across many process safety elements including:
      • Hazard ID – HAZOP, HAZID, PHR
      • Risk Assessment – LOPA, Bowtie’s, Risk Matricies
      • Management of change – Plant, Control, Organisational, Documentation
      • Incident Investigation
      • Safe Work Systems – Permit to Work, Isolations, LOTO
      • Emergency response
      • Alarm management – Philosophies, Design Standards, Safety Requirements Specifications
      • Functional Safety – Management Plan, Verification, Assessments
      • Plant design – Design Reviews
      • Operational readiness
      • Training and Performance Assurance
      • Process Safety Competency
      • Measurement and Metrics

    We have developed many level 1 SMS frameworks which follow the ISO 45001 standard.

    Contact us for any of your SMS needs

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