SIM offers an audit service to validate in the field the information provided by good and services suppliers related to health and safety requirements, respect for environmental standards, production capacity, etc., and their compliance with contractor requirements.

The audit is a mechanism to verify the truth and validity of the information provided. Using the services of an independent third party thus ensures an objective and impartial process.
SIM audit services are performed by highly skilled specialists and cover all qualification criteria:

  • Health and safety;
  • Environment;
  • Sustainable development;
  • Legal and regulatory compliance;
  • Financial;
  • Quality;
  • Productivity.

Both the contractor who wants to minimize the business risks associated with a supplier of goods and services and the subcontractor interested in demonstrating compliance and the veracity of the information given during the qualification process can use this service.

The main advantages for contractors are:

  • Validation of subcontractor/supplier compliance by an impartial and independent third party;
  • Saves time for OHS and procurement managers;
  • Transparent, methodical approach;
  • Ability to monitor performance over time;
  • An independent auditor has the knowledge and specific expertise that a procurement or OHS manager does not necessarily possess.

The main advantages for subcontractors are:

  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to meeting contractor requirements;
  • Transparent, methodical approach;
  • Find areas for improvement based on specific contractor criteria;
  • New business opportunities.