Safety Audits

Safety audits may be conducted on a voluntary or required basis by knowledgeable, experienced professionals who will assist in reducing personal risk and insure compliance with applicable standards and regulations. Audits are used to asses a company's safety management systems, determine the use of corporate policies and procedures in regards to compliance, as well as to identify what regulations apply to a given area or facility. There are four key benefits to conducting third party safety audits.


Types of Audits

▪ Electrical Safety Audit ▪ Fire Safety Audit
▪ Ergonomics Audit ▪ Machinery Audit
▪ Material Handling Audit▪ Illumination Lighting Audit
▪ EOT Crane Audit▪ Forklift Audit
▪ Heat Safety Audit▪ Machinery Guarding Audit
▪ Laboratory Audit▪ Manual Handling Audit
▪ PPE Adequacy Audit▪ LOTO Audit
▪ Safety Management System Audit▪ Leagl Gap Analysis
▪ Emergency Plan Gap Analysis Audit▪ ISO 14000 & OSHAS
 18001 Area Specific Audit
▪ Fire Extinguisher Adequacy ▪ Hygiene Audit
▪ Ware House Audit ▪  Earthing Audit
▪  ETP/STP Audit ▪  Lighting Audit
▪  Chemical Safety Audit ▪  Flammable Storage Audit
▪  Scaffolding Safety Audit ▪  Construction Safety Audit
▪  JCB Audit ▪  Permit To Work System Audit
▪  Rack Audit ▪  Thermography Audit
▪  ELCB/RCCB Audit ▪  Flame Proof Fittings Checking's
▪  JSA/HIRA ▪  Spill Audits

Safety Management

  • Review of Safety and Health Policy
  • Safety Organization
  • Contractor employee activities
  • Statistical Information on losses and injuries
  • Expansion, Modification and Work Permit systems
  • Auditing of Systems for identifying risks, hazards and counter measures
  • Review of various safety procedures and manuals
  • Safety Training
  • Accident/Incident reporting, investigation and analysis

Fire prevention and Protection

Study of existing plant with reference to the following factors:

  • Fire Escape Routes : Obstruction free, properly marked, easily approachable escape routes
  • Built-in Fire Safety Arrangements : hydrant, sprinklers, water storage tanks, hose-pipe reels, hand held fire extinguishers
  • Accessibility : Access route for fire truck to move in and out of the premises
  • Obstruction if any in escape /approach of fire tenders
  • Safety mechanism in system
  • Auto cut off for mechanical, electrical and DG items
  • Standby DG source for firefighting engine / pump
  • Size dimensions of doors, stair-cases vis-à-vis occupancy and staff strength in buildings
  • Special emphasis should be laid on local and material conditions and factors
  • Gap Analysis

Equipment Audit

  • Adequacy, serviceability and suitability of equipment as per NFPA / NBC Standards
  • Detection system, testing, audit and adequacy of equipment
  • Audit of training standard and awareness levels of:
    • Security staff
    • Fire supervisor and fire staff
    • Facilities Management staff
  • Audit of type of drills carried out in the past and its adequacy

Procedure Audit

Audit of Periodic Fire Fighting practices
• Fire Escape Emergency Drills
• Documentation
• Auditing
• Liaison with neighbors
• Liaison with Fire Brigade
• Periodic testing and inspection of equipment
• Call tree / List of alternate phone numbers
• Escalation plan
• Disaster Recovery / Redundancy Plans
• Gap Analysis

Standards Adopted for Audit

  • OHSAS – 18001 & ISO 14001
  • IS-14489- Code of practice on Occupational Safety and Health Audit
  • State Factories Rules
  • Tariff Advisory Committee/ Oil Industry Safety Directorate / BIS Standards for Fire Protection
  • Indian Electricity Rules 1956 / NFPA 70 E & B/ IS 3043, all applicable Indian Standards
  • National / International Standards for PPE
  • All applicable Indian Standards
  • Good engineering practices followed in similar industries

Certificate Copy of Safety Auditor