COMPLIANCE AUDIT/GAP ANALYSIS

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OUR LEAD AUDITOR BRINGS…

25 years of industry experience plus 5 years as an OSHA PSM compliance specialist with over 200 Chemical and Refinery National Emphasis Compliance Audits and inspections. Our unique background allows us to conduct compliance evaluation and provide solutions that result in the continuous improvement in process safety, with an emphasis on program implementation. Understanding and addressing gaps in your process safety programs lead to safer facilities, high morale, and the retention of highly skilled and trained personnel.

THE PSS COMPLIANCE AUDIT/GAP ANALYSIS FOLLOWS A THREE-STEP PROCESS:

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Step 1: Information Collection

Our safety engineers and professionals work closely with site personnel to collect pertinent Process Safety Information (PSI)

Information may include:

  • Process Descriptions
  • Flow Diagrams
  • Process Hazard Analysis
  • Site Equipment Layout Drawings
  • Written Policies and Procedures
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Step 2: Site Visit

Auditors visit the site for a physical audit

  • Complete record reviews
  • Make visual observations
  • Conduct interviews with site operations, production and maintenance personnel in order to evaluate compliance
  • A detailed checklist will be completed following all aspects of OSHA and EPA Compliance Standards
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Step 3: Reports and Documentation

Average onsite audit ranges from 3-5 days depending on the number of process units being audited

  • At the end of the site visit, a review of the preliminary findings or gaps will be presented to the client’s staff personnel
  • PSS Engineers will offer insight and recommendations appropriate to advance the site’s programs based on the regulatory requirements and industry best practice
  • The auditors will then submit a written final report to the client that contains findings, observations, and suggestions concerning any deficiencies found