- Identify potentially harmful nonstructural elements in your workplace
- Assess the likelihood of these elements being harmful to people and your business during an earthquake
- Fix by recommending a range of possible solutions to minimize the risk to your staff and business (if required).
The Audit includes a site visit of 1-2 hours, depending on size of workplace, a written report with photographs and illustrations highlighting potential issues and suggested robust and trusted solutions based on best practice
Plus a follow-up meeting to discuss options moving forward.
How can a safety audit help?
An earthquake risk audit will help you identify how an earthquake will your impact your business.
Valuable lessons have been learnt from recent earthquakes in New Zealand and this risk audit will guide you toward strengthening your business's resilience against future events.
An earthquake risk audit will empower you to respond to the legal requirements introduced by the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA).
Earthquakes are recognised by WorkSafe NZ as a workplace hazard. The Health and Safety at Work Act places significant personal liability on company directors and board members who fail to eliminate or minimise workplace hazards. An earthquake safety audit helps demonstrate due diligence for HSWA purposes.
A earthquake risk audit will empower you to find the more cost effective ways to protect your people, property and prosperity.
There are a variety of non structural seismic restraint solutions currently emerging within the marketplace.
We can advise you of the best solutions so you can focus on your business
What non-structural elements will be assessed?
The non-structural elements that will be reviewed during the safety audit will be determined by the nature of your business. As a guide, here are some of the elements we will consider during your audit.
- Suspended Ceilings
- Partition Walls
- Air Conditioning Units
- Cable Trays
- Shell stacking systems
- Heavy Machinery
- Office furnishing