Essential Safety Measures

Building compliance auditors

Our Mission

About us

BSGM Essential Safety Measures provides a range of specialist and professional services to Australia’s building owners and property management industry. BSGM Essential Safety Measures can be an integral part of your buildings facilities management team. We provide services for a wide range of buildings, from single retail shops to large shopping centres, factories, warehouses, residential apartment complexes and Government buildings. Our services are founded on experience and an extensive knowledge of Australian Standards and building codes.

our philosophy

BSGM’s approach is to tailor its services to meet the requirements of individual clients and site-specific building needs.

Our Services

Issuing MAINTENANCE DETERMINATIONS AND PREPERATION OF MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES

  • Undertake a detailed inspection of a building to identify the ESM elements contained within.

  • Review existing occupancy permits, certificate of final inspections or maintenance determinations.

  • Consolidate existing site documentation into one maintenance schedule.

  • Prepare an ESM maintenance manual including calendar diary for contractor inspection record entry.

AUDITING MAINTENANCE RECORDS

  • Conduct an extensive audit of the buildings ESM maintenance records.

  • Provide a comprehensive report to the building owner/management confirming compliance or identifying any shortfalls in documentation.

  • Assist building owners/management to obtain any outstanding documents to achieve compliance.

PREPARING ANNUAL ESSENTIAL SAFETY MEASURES REPORTS (AESMR)

  • Issue the AESMR on behalf of the building owner/management.

UNDERTAKE PASSIVE INSPECTIONS

  • Attend sites on a monthly, quarterly, half yearly or annual basis to under the maintenance inspection of the passive fire safety systems such as fire doors, penetrations, exits, paths of travel etc.

  • Complete any onsite maintenance register and provide a detailed report of the results.

ASSET REGISTERS

  • Undertake detailed inspections of buildings to record all the ESM assets within the building.

  • Provide a suitable record of the plant and equipment assets, including make and model numbers and year of installation in order to enable the owner/management to obtain competitive prices for the maintenance of these items and lifecycle of plant and equipment.

  • Update the asset register should plant and equipment change or if additional ESM have been installed within the building.

EVACUATION PLANS & EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROCEDURES

  • Prepare evacuation diagrams.

  • Emergency response procedures.

  • Staff training and awareness.

  • Fire drills.

  • Tactile fire plans.