Electrical Safety Audit

Electrical Safety Audit

Electrical Hazard

Electrical hazards continue to threaten safety of people and property in the form of shocks, burns, injury, fire and explosion. With electricity having become an indispensable part of our life, electrical risks are to be managed effectively.

In day to day life, fires due to electrical reasons are very probable, especially in industries that handle flammable chemicals. In service industries such as information technology, telecommunications, banking and other commercial establishments, business interruption losses due to electrical hazards (fire in server room, damage of expensive communication equipment, loss of data, fire in cable gallery, etc.) could be substantial.


Electrical Safety Assessment:

Auditors of TUV India shall examine the safety of electrical installations by verification, enquiry, inspection and testing. Electrical Safety Audits are  conducted by knowledgeable and experienced professionals who assist clients in reducing risk and help to ensure compliance with applicable standards and Regulations.


Scope of Services:

  • Verification of statutory compliance with respect to Central Electricity Authority Regulation 2010, Indian Electricity Rules 1956, National Building Codes 2005 and Best Engineering Practices
  • Physical inspection of all electrical panels and  distribution boards (PCC, MCC Panels) to identify electrical hazards (shock, fire, explosion, overloading) and to suggest electrical safety solutions
  • Review of hazardous area classification and selection of flameproof electrical equipment in the plant, including maintenance aspects
  • Review of electrical preventive maintenance system (including tests, documentation, history cards, etc.)
  • Review of electrical accidents and near misses in the building to identify the root causes.
  • Review of electrical systems & procedures (work permits, interlocks, lockout tags, etc.)
  • Review of the importance given to electrical safety in the safety policy, safety committee, continuous electrical risk identification, etc.
  • To identify areas of overloading by carrying out load current measurements and compared against cable current carrying capacity calculation
  • Review of the earthing system (installation & maintenance aspects), checking of earth pit testing reports. Earth pit testing of on sampling basis to verify the result with annual test reports
  • Preparation of electrical safety audit report


Benefits of Electrical Safety Audit:

  • Identification of electrical hazards and to  minimize the risk of accidents like fires due to short-circuiting
  • Identification of areas of risk in your electrical systems
  • Non-compliance with the legislation and best practice
  • The identification and elimination of safety hazards
  • Ensuring longevity of your expensive electronic equipment’s like computers and  other machines
  • Ensure safety of  valuable information like  data and other documents is safe from electrical hazards
  • Improvement of employee morale
  • Development of a dynamic record of safety performance
  • Creation of positive cycle of safety improvement
  • Improvement of management awareness of problems
  • Insuring compliance with Government and  industry safety related work practices


Our Approach:

Our auditors follow a systematic approach for evaluating potential electrical hazards and prepare reports recommending actions for improvement. Our reports assess high risk situations and areas of non-compliance with legislation or best practice and provide recommendations to rectify the issues identified. Implementation of these recommendations will reduce the likelihood of future accidents or inconvenience to the business.

  • Pre-Audit Questionnaire
  • Audit
  • Physical Inspection
  • Tests
  • Discussion
  • Document review
  • Management Briefing
  • Final Report Submission


Our Expertise:

TUV India has been closely associated with several energy efficiency improvement projects Pool of experienced Power Quality Experts to conduct detailed Power Quality Audit in all types of industries e.g. Chemical & Petrochemical, Cement, Power, Tyres, Paper, Automobile, Textile and Textile Processing,Paints, Pesticides,Fertilizer, Steel, Engineering, Ceramic, Synthetic Fibers, Hotels and Commercial Buildings etc.

Registered with BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency), MEDA (Maharashtra Energy Development Agency), GEDA (Gujarat Energy Development Agency), PCRA (Petroleum Conservation Research Association), KEMA (Energy Management Centre - Kerala).

We are looking forward to your enquiry

TUV India Pvt Ltd

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+91 (20) 67900058

TUV India PVT LTD S.No. 42,3/1,3/2 Sus, Tal Mulshi, Sus, Pune, Maharashtra 411021

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