The goal of Independent Auditing is to help prevent damages and provide the customer with accurate feedback. Auditors assess the performance of locators at previously marked sites, providing timely and specific feedback to the client and to the locators for continuous improvement. Auditors can follow up and provide one-on-one training with locators, if requested.
Independent Auditing holds locators truly accountable and prevents failed audits from being simply “swept under the rug”. When a locating company is required to ‘self’ audit, in many instances, it is not given priority to production