Gap Analysis

Pre-Audit Preparation

Baldwin conducts initial and pre-audit Gap Analysis for organizations seeking to implement SMS and/or prepare for an audit (ISBAO/ISBAH, ARGUS, ACSF, BARRS etc).  Baldwin's team of credentialed and experienced safety experts work with organizations to identify gaps in audit standards and identify opportunities to enhance their operation.

Baldwin's Gap Analysis is designed uniquely for each organization that may include:

  • Safety Culture Survey

  • Pre-site visit document review

  • Compliance review including regulatory, company and industry best practices.

  • Safety Management System engagement and assessment

  • Onsite includes interviews, observations, records review, Safety Culture Survey debrief and audit conformity feedback.

  • Detailed report of key observations, findings and recommendations.


All Gap Analysis not only includes a qualified reviewer but the support of Baldwin's team of experts in their areas of expertise.  Baldwin's team is also be available during and post-audit to assist with any findings.

Note:  Baldwin does not perform "official" audits but focuses on supporting organizations in preparing for an audit, support during and after the audit.