QIMA structural audits analyze the integrity and safety of your suppliers' buildings and premises, helping you ensure appropriate working conditions throughout your supply chain.
QIMA Structural Audit Standards
Poor structural integrity and insufficient fire safety measures can have disastrous consequences. QIMA offers structural audits to ensure that your suppliers' industrial and commercial premises are safe, up to relevant codes, and present no danger to employee life and health.
Structural audits include a comprehensive check of buildings and premises, including:
Verification of Load Conditions
Evaluation of the Structural System of the Building
Detection of Structural Defects, Damages, Distress, Deformation or Deterioration
Plan and Alignment Check
Assessing Maintenance and Exposure to Aggressive Environment
Other Structural Surveys and Checks
Fire Safety Check (optional)
Electrical Safety Check (optional)
The findings of all structural audits are presented in a detailed report that includes an assessment of the current condition and suggestions for appropriate repairs and retrofitting measures.
QIMA Structural Auditors
QIMA structural audits are carried out by an experienced and licensed structural civil engineers. A typical Profile Auditor has over 5 years experience in the relevant field, including design and construction supervision.
Post Structural Audit
Based on the audit findings and recommendations, appropriate changes may be required. This includes repairs, strengthening of structural elements and replacement of damaged or faulty components.
QIMA can provide follow-up services, such as live load analysis, redesign of fire/electric safety systems, and more, to assist the factory in implementing the necessary corrective actions.
Why Perform a Structural Audit
To ensure safe working conditions, preventing injury and loss of life
To protect your brand’s image and reputation
To comply with statutory requirements (construction and design codes by country)
To gain an accurate picture of the state of safety in your supply chain
To prevent supply chain interruptions
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