lead auditor Articles

  • Lafarge Cement In-Company Integrated Lead Auditor Training

    Lafarge required a programme to train their lead auditor team in cross-function auditing for ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems. In particular, how they integrate with each other and the links, differences and similarities between all three systems.  Based around its own Integrated Management Systems, the initial focus of the course considered the similarities ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Environmental management systems auditing: auditors experiences in Australia

    The last decade of the 20th century witnessed rapid growth in the adoption of various environmental management systems (EMS) within organisations. Environmental consultants and auditors play an intricate role in the interpretation, implementation and certification of an EMS. This paper presents the experiences of eight leading auditors with respect to the adoption of EMS/ISO 14001 by Australian ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Audit quality and equity liquidity: some evidence on the role of auditor tenure and auditors' industry specialisation in Tunisian context

    Prior studies imply a positive relation between auditor specialisation and audit quality, but the effect of auditor tenure on audit quality is mixed. In this study, we examine whether industry specialisation of auditors affect the association between auditor tenure and equity liquidity. Lower audit quality indicates lower accounting information quality, which may lead to a larger proportion of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • LDAR deficiencies lead to enhanced requirements

    Leak detection and repair (LDAR) programs are required as part of the standards established in 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 60 (NSPS), 40 CFR 61 (NESHAP), 40 CFR 63 (MACT), and 40 CFR 264 (Hazardous Waste Handling). An LDAR program is a facility’s system of procedures used to locate and repair leaking components (e.g., valves, pumps, connectors, compressors, and agitators) to ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Alcoa`s flagship facility automates task management to simplify ISO 14001 compliance

    In 2007, Alcoa Inc. – the world's leading aluminum manufacturer – selected ESS' Essential Suite software to serve as its unified platform for EH&S sustainability management throughout the company's global operations. That decision was based in part on the company's 2006 success using one module, Essential Air, to save over US$100,000 on Title V compliance at its Tennessee Operations Location, ...


    By IHS

  • 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

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  • Purpose and value of safety and health audits

    Untitled Document Purpose and value of safety and health audits Introduction/Overview The word 'audit' puts many ...


  • World’s top companies failing to cut carbon emissions

    New report claims that only 19% of the world’s top companies have achieved significant reductions in their carbon emissions. New research reveals that over 80% of the world's top companies aren't achieving significant carbon emissions reductions, although there is an increase in the amount of companies that identify significant opportunities instead of risks from climate change. According ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • TitraSip automated pipetting: justification over manual pipetting and analysis in beakers case study

    MANTECH INC. is a leading manufacturer of automated multi-parameter, titration, BOD and COD laboratory instruments. MANTECH developed the first automated titrator to include automated pipetting. The software controlled TitraSip module has proven to generate results that are accurate, precise and enforceable. Water quality is of paramount importance to ecosystems and human health and the TitraSip ...


    By MANTECH INC.

  • In-Company Virgin Media Case Study

    ORGANISATION  Virgin Media Business is the largest business to business company in the Virgin Group. Its unique £13 billion nationwide fibre optic network is 186,000km long, and is able to reach 85% of businesses in the UK, over 1500 corporate customers and over 30,000 public sector sites.  CLIENT OBJECTIVES Virgin Media Business wanted a training ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Staff spotlight: atmospheric chemist addresses California air quality issues

    With over a decade of experience addressing West Coast air quality issues, Dr. Charles Lee, Managing Consultant in Trinity’s Irvine, California office, is a valuable resource on air quality, greenhouse gas (GHG), and risk related issues such as permitting requirements, air quality monitoring, source testing, auditing, GHG verifications, and health risk assessments. Dr. Lee is particularly ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Managing environmental risk and compliance: facility decommissioning

    While most companies are familiar with the regulatory requirements that must be managed when opening or operating a commercial or industrial facility; the regulatory requirements which need to be met when closing a facility are less commonly known. To reduce operating costs in a challenging economic environment, organizations may need to downsize, relocate, or close facilities. There are ...

  • 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

  • What You Don`t Know Can Hurt You - Environmental Audits

    What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You An Environmental Audit is a Good Way to Minimize Risks and Save Money By: Raymond Kane P.E. CPEA The mere mention of the word “audit” conjures up feelings of anxiety and concern that bad things are about to happen. Who looks forward to an IRS audit and what company doesn’t worry that their ...

  • How developing your energy management skills can help develop your career

    Late April saw Ireland host the very first and highly successful “ISO 50001 Ireland” conference. Over 100 delegates from industries such as telecoms, energy, pharmaceutical, food & drink and even construction grouped together to discuss their experiences with ISO 50001 certification in the Aviva stadium on the 24th of April. Many of the engineers from these business sectors were ...


    By Certification Europe

  • Dairy Sludge Goes Back to Fields: Turning an Environmental Objective into New, Profitable Business

    Company Overview The LURA d.d., founded in August 1999 by merger of the Lura Group member companies, is the leading dairy company in Croatia. It consists of the following factories: Factory Zagreb, Factory Bjelovar and Factory Zadar. In period 1993 – 1999 LURA d.d. existed as LURA Group d.o.o. which consisted of Dukat d.d. (Factory Zagreb), Sirela d.d. (Factory Bjelovar) and Mljekara ...


  • McWane on Track for Industry Leadership in Environmental Performance

    Management’s commitment to achieving world-class standards for health and safety leads to a world-class system for tracking corrective actions.   Background in Brief'Our management team has devoted substantial time, energy and resources to the safety and environmental programs at all of our facilities in an effort to make them the standard for excellence ...


    By Dakota Software

  • China to Increase Minimum Wage 2013 Standards

    The minimum wage system in China is designed to protect the rights of workers and especially those on low incomes. The minimum wage standard is generally adjusted for monthly minimum wage and hourly minimum wage through regional legislation at least every two years. 26 provinces and cities in China have increased their minimum wage standards in 2013. Minimum wage is ...


    By SGS

  • Support for the development of professional standards increases as the Environment Sector expands

    With recent events such as the BP oil spill, professionals and employers worldwide are becoming wary of the potential risks they run when dealing with our fragile environment. Industry personnel have become acutely aware of the need for specific competencies, skills, and training within the workforce of the environmental sector. But in a sector where the range of specializations is vast, ...


    By ECO Canada

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