Veriforce® contractor safety audits give energy & utilities companies added visibility into their contractors’ OSHA compliance and commitment to safety, while helping contractors drive genuine safety improvements that reduce risk on the job site.

Optimize the effectiveness of your contractor safety compliance program and help your contractors identify, make, and sustain real safety improvements.

  • Take a risk-based approach: based on contractor size, work type(s) performed, or other risk factors, you select which contractors must undergo a Veriforce safety audit, allowing you to align your contractor requirements with perceived risk
  • Reduce safety risk on your worksites: we work hand-in-hand with your contractors to identify any safety gaps, provide specific and actionable recommendations for improvement, and conduct follow-up audits to ensure gaps are closed, driving genuine safety improvements that, in turn, help hiring clients reduce safety risk
  • Rely on Veriforce safety audit services to supplement the efforts of your internal safety inspectors, giving you more eyes in the field
  • Gain valuable insight: audit results contribute to contractor safety scores in VeriSourceTM Safety Compliance Management and detailed audit reports help you assess the quality of contractors’ safety programs when awarding new business

Contractor Desktop Safety Audits

  • A Veriforce safety auditor performs a review of the contractor’s written safety program documentation that demonstrates implementation of HSE policies and procedures
  • Includes a review of documentation related to the contractor’s programs for safety training, medical and occupational monitoring, inspections, observations, incident reporting & investigations, and subcontractors
  • Upon completion, an audit summary report is provided to both the hiring client and the contractor and the contractor’s safety score in VeriSource is updated to reflect audit results
  • The Veriforce auditor works with the contractor to correct and resolve any audit findings

“With the Veriforce contractor safety prequalification program, we’ve been able to manage our contractors more efficiently and make better contractor selection decisions for our projects... For those contractors who perform higher-risk work, we take advantage of Veriforce safety desktop audit services, which give us an additional level of visibility and reassurance regarding the quality of these contractors’ safety programs.”

Contractor Field Safety Audits

  • A Veriforce safety auditor performs a desktop audit as described above, plus observes the contractor’s implementation of safety policies and procedures in daily work
  • Includes an onsite evaluation of the contractor’s safety program implementation, managers’ and employees’ engagement in cultivating a safety culture, and hazard and control evaluation processes
  • Upon completion, an audit summary report is provided to both the hiring client and the contractor and the contractor’s safety score in VeriSource is updated to reflect audit results
  • The Veriforce auditor works with the contractor to correct and resolve any audit findings