E.S.M. has worked with many clients to integrate Safety in Design into engineering practice using a systematic approach, providing assurance that assets are designed to be demonstrably safe, so far as is reasonably practicable (SFAIRP).

E.S.M. can help your organisation review and assess compliance (gap analysis) with industry guidelines, a leading practice Safety in Design (SiD) model and legislative (WHS and OH&S) obligations, particularly, Duties of Designers. We can then work with you to address gaps: developing and implementing Safety in Design procedures, tools and templates, tailored to suit your business needs.

Services offered by E.S.M. include:

  • SiD Gap Analysis
  • WHS Compliance Assessment (Duties of Designers)
  • SiD Planning, including advice on the right hazard identification and management tools for your project
  • Facilitation of SiD Review Workshops
  • Reasonably Practicable Decision Making: guidance and assessment
  • Off-the-shelf and customised SiD procedures, tools and templates
  • Safety in Design (lifecycle safety) procedures, tools and templates, tailored to a specific design or project
  • Safety Impact Assessment
  • Safety Reports, in accordance with WHS legislation
  • Safety Studies, including: HAZOP, CHAZOP, FMEA, LOPA, bow-tie, fault-tree and others.
  • Verification and Validation

E.S.M. delivers Safety in Design training to individuals and organisations, including national delivery of SiD training through Engineering Education Australia.

Tools and Templates

E.S.M. has developed a suite of tools and templates that client organisations can use to support the delivery of successful engineering projects.

Safety in Design Self Assessment (PDF)

If you are someone who makes decisions that affect engineering design outcomes, use this pdf checklist to assess your awareness.

Our latest projects

We provide a range of professional engineering services. View some of our recent projects below.