Electrical Safety Audit
is a systematic approach to evaluate potential hazards and to recommend suggestions for improvement. ESA is an important tool for identifying deterioration of standards, areas of risks or vulnerability, hazards and potential accidents in an Office, Facility or Plant for determining necessary action to / minimize hazards and for ensuring that the whole safety effort is effective & meaningful.
We at Tarit Edifice Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Carry out Electrical Safety Audits with best guidelines adopted from across World, primarily from OSHA USA, NFPA USA, National Building Code of India and BIS codes if India.Our Safety Audit Team
Our safety auditors’ team consists of competent Electrical Engineers, Fire Installation Engineers / accredited Officers and qualified officers in other fields of safety. They are well experienced in conducting similar types of audits in a variety of sites. The team member/s are familiar with all safety-related issues such as safety auditing elements, accident investigation, safety training, etc. Their abilities to interpret rules, standards, etc. and to suggest practical and cost-effective safety solutions, etc., makes them unique in the safety auditing tasks. Effective communication skills, competency, right attitude, WILL to constantly update, WILL to share information, absolute transparency, belief in teamwork and perseverance are the other necessary qualities exhibited by our safety auditors. Electrical Safety Audits are carried out due to various reasons such as:
1. Statutory requirement (environmental concerns, Risk Analysis for hazardous premises, etc.)
2. Requirement of financial institution (for loans, etc.)
3. Suggestion of an regulatory authority
4. Process change / plant capacity addition
5. Change of management (Merger / Acquisition)
6. Genuine management concern as a measure of improvement
7. Part of OH & S (Occupational Health & Safety) policy of the organization
8. Major accident in the plant / major accident in the neighboring industry / major accident in a similar industry.
9. Requirement of foreign partner.
Many organizations in India are in the process of establishing the system of periodic safety audits. This is avery positive and welcome change in a developing country like ours. The collaboration with developed nations also helped to re-orient the safety perception of several Indian companies. Safety audits also provide an opportunity to get updated with latest information on safety developments and statutory amendments. It is a normal part of good business practice to initiate and carry out systems of inspection and checking to ensure that operations are carried out in an efficient and profitable way. The loss potential in industry is not restricted to large-scale incidents related to accidents, fires, explosions and similar incidents. For example, failure or damage to cables and instrumentation equipment as a result of a minor incident has led to lengthy downtime of plant, resulting in heavy financial loss. Elements of electrical safety auditing programme ESA Programme can be broadly classified into 3 major areas namely: