ALL ATKINS PROJECTS ARE CARRIED OUT TO THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE LEVEL AND WE ARE ONE OF THE FEW CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CONSULTANTS TO BE INDEPENDENTLY ACCREDITED TO THE INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ISO45001:2018.
Atkins has fulfilled the role of Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) on various projects across a broad range of sectors. This is a role with a specialist focus on minimising accidents on site. Atkins is one of the most experienced companies in Ireland in this role.
Atkins has been appointed on a number of occasions by the Health & Safety Authority to carry out detailed accident investigations and prepare Special Reports on the findings. This included attendance at criminal proceedings as an expert witness during subsequent criminal prosecutions for breaches of health & safety legislation.
Atkins has undertaken numerous accident investigations, on behalf of the HSA. Our on-going work for the HSA has given us an unprecedented insight as to how the day-to-day decisions of the PSDP, Design Teams, Contractors, and others can affect safety on site. Our Health & Safety Department fulfil the role of PSDP on individual projects. In order to ensure a consistent approach across our business streams Atkins’ have developed a ‘PSDP Guidance Manual’; which includes procedures, policies, and templates to be implemented by our Project Managers.
Atkins can deliver tailor made safety management solutions; including:
- Development of Safety Management Systems (including ISO45001:2018)
- Accident Investigations & Expert Witness (health & safety) services
- Preparation of Safety
- Statements / Risk Assessments
- Site safety audits & insurance liability surveys
- Safety training