ehs audit Articles

  • 5 Tips for Building Your Company EHS Culture in a Low-Risk Environment

    Environment, health and safety (EHS) programs can do more for your company than simply checking off compliance boxes. EHS can also be an integral part of your company’s culture, demonstrating to employees that their happiness, health and safety is a priority—leading to more productivity and a more proactive approach to minimizing risk. Even in low risk environments, like offices or ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • The Basics of EH&S Self-Auditing

    The challenge of complying with all of the applicable environmental and occupational safety regulations is formidable for any organization. Internal auditing, or self-auditing, is increasingly being used to address this challenge. This article looks at the range of auditing practices that exist to help organizations decide if self-auditing makes sense for them and what form it should take. ...

  • Audit your new EHS software system

    JUST ABOUT EVERY BUSINESS, from small to large, uses some type of software to automate nvironmental,health and safety (EHS) processes. Most organizations focus on implementation and do not spend enough time planning, developing evaluation criteria and success metrics, or performing a quality check after implementing new EHS software. A post-implementation audit (PIA) is a thorough evaluation ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • EHS Regulatory Compliance Audits for a Global Automotive Supplier

    Challenge Antea Group, along with our global Inogen partners, was requested to provide environmental, health and safety (EHS) regulatory compliance audits of a major automotive supplier's manufacturing facilities in South America (7 facilities) and Asia (3 facilities). ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Risk-based EHS audit finding assessment tool

    An Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) audit finding assessment methodology based on relative risk was developed to assist with setting priority on audit findings closure. Risk is calculated by first determining a score for each of three variables, severity, possibility and frequency, which are then integrated to obtain a single overall risk score for each audit finding. The tool creates tiers ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • EHS Auditing Support for a Global Pharmaceutical Organization

    Challenge A global pharmaceutical organization sought to improve its best‐in‐class EHS and social responsibility performance across its global organization. Following establishment and communication of baseline performance expectations to its sites, it was necessary to evaluate a diverse array of locations in multiple geographies to determine the degree of conformance and ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • EHS & EMIS

    L3.1  | Chemical Security: Sustainable Utilities through a Secure Power Grid Jeff Simmerman |  Lieutenant Commander USCG (ret), ERM On Christmas Day 2009, a young radicalized Detroit-bound passenger on a Northwest (NW) Flight 253 attempted to become a bomber aboard that flight with a liquid explosive. This liquid ...

  • The Role of EHS Software

    Environmental, health and safety (EHS) software plays a key role in most industries today. In short, it is the goal of putting a strong safety program in place within the company. This offers a number of benefits for the organization including minimizing risks associated with environmental regulations, reducing the company's environmental impact, and improving workplace safety for employees. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • EHS Strategy & Management Quarterly

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  • Exploring EHS software solutions

    When making a large strategic investment in any information management software package, it is important to consider the big picture. While it may be just your department that has an immediate need for data management software, an enterprise-wide solution that spans multiple divisions, departments and other groups will uncover cost saving trends through data mining and analyses. If you have to ...


    By Knorr Associates Inc.

  • Responding to audit surprises

    An audit is a systematic and documented investigation to determine if prescribed processes are functioning as intended. We audit to find out whether processes are working properly, where they are not working properly, and how to address identified gaps. No matter how diligent the staff is in following procedures, there are nearly always revelations indicating needed corrections and opportunities ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Alberta’s ERCB Ensuring EHS Compliance – 1,394 audits & inspections on average in the last 4 months

    What is the ERCB? In Alberta,Canada, the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) is the  agency responsible for the development of the provinces’ oil and gas resources. Throughout an oil and gas project’s progress, ERCB is responsible for ensuring that the public interest, including concerns for public safety, environmental impact and conservation of resources, has ...

  • Worldwide Provision of EHS Management Services

    Multi-site international provision of EHS Management Services to an industrial turbine manufacturer 1. BUSINESS CHALLENGE A multinational manufacturer of turbine engines for the aerospace industry is subject to a complex set of EHS requirements imposed by its parent company in the US.  Maintaining the EHS management system on an ongoing basis was beyond the capacity of the firm’s EHS ...


    By EEM Inc.

  • Overcoming the International Audit Challenge - Enhesa Experts reflect on their auditing experiences

    As the trend of corporate expansion into new international territories shows no sign of slowing, Corporate Audit Programs must find efficient ways of embracing global complexity.  Companies must address the challenge of building one standardized and consistent compliance system in face of different languages, cultures, perceptions, regulations and enforcement practices.     ...

  • Choose Your Own Auditing Adventure

    Four Approaches for a Customized Environmental Auditing Program Compliance audits are a tool commonly employed by EHS managers to evaluate the effectiveness of their programs in meeting national, regional, and local regulatory requirements. Comprehensive audits ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • EHS Software with No Tricks, Just Treats

    Switching over to another environmental, health and safety (EHS) software provider doesn’t have to be scary. The process shouldn’t involve any ghouls or goblins. In fact, it should be straightforward for both you and your team. In this Halloween themed post, we’ll layout a few points you’ll want to consider when shopping for new EHS software. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • OHS Compliance Auditing: Tap into software solutions

    The advantages of using software solutions for EHS auditing are many.  Software solutions such as Conformance Check Inc.’s EHS Auditor increase audit efficiency and effectiveness by integrating the US federal and state requirements at the planning stage, then accumulating audit results for analysis and reporting. In short, since EHS Auditor comes pre-loaded with audit protocols ...


  • Managing Global EHS Compliance case study

    Challenge: Facing the challenges of operating in an international regulatory environment, a global technology company was seeking a consultant to manage its EHS compliance program across 40 countries located throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia. Program objectives included ensuring compliance with local EHS regulations and internal management standards. ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Top EHS Consulting Considerations for the Automotive Segment

    Knowing when and how to use EHS consulting to supplement an EHS Team can be challenging, particularly in the automotive industry. Increased globalization, shrinking budgets, and a dynamic regulatory climate mean consistent challenges for manufacturers and suppliers alike. These challenges, however, also create opportunities. Here are some EHS consulting considerations for automotive ...


    By Antea Group - USA

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