management system 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

  • Managing Environmental Information in the 21st Century: the Environmental Knowledge Management System

    Introduction In this knowledge-driven world of the 21st century, companies are seeking to implement technology solutions for environmental information needs that seem to be continually changing and expanding. This article will identify key needs and outline possible technology solutions, focusing on the information and tools needed by the environmental professional, an important knowledge worker ...


  • EHS Strategy & Management Quarterly

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  • RC-14001: The Chemical Industry`s New Environmental Management System

    Responsible Care®-14001 (RC®-14001) gives chemical companies a powerful new tool to improve their environmental performance. Formally adopted in 2002, this environmental management system (EMS), was created jointly by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB). RC®-14001 lets companies become certified simultaneously by RAB-accredited registrars to both the ...


    By AECOM

  • Managing and reporting sustainability

    Untitled Document As companies around the world continue to adapt their organizations to be more responsive to all stakeholders, management accountants could prove to play a very valuable ...


  • Increasing Environmental Commitment in Supply Chain Performance Management

    In 2015, China reinforced its environmental policies and laws, strengthening air and water pollution controls. Trend toward Environmental Commitment Almost immediately, polluters found themselves subject to litigation, for example, a group of chemical companies subjected to compensation demands for about US$26 million (1). China is supporting victims of ...


    By SGS

  • Performance-Based Measurement Systems

    Many of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) methods used to monitor air, water and soil for environmental contaminants prescribe step-by-step details on how the chemical analysis must be conducted and prohibit any deviations or variations. The EPA has recognized that monitoring equipment and technology have improved tremendously over the last few years; that environmental media do not ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Capita TDS - Integrated - Case Study

    Capita Total Document Solutions (CTDS) offer everything from simple archive storage of physical documentation to fully blown outsourced and web based document management solutions. Including an industry leading Electronic Mailroom service. When David Bellshaw joined CTDS in 2009 as Business Support Manager, the integrated management system in place was very much in its infancy and ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • 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 ...


  • Conflict of Interest Disclosures – Are you ready for risk assessment?

    5 Signs that you are ready for COI risk assessment Conflict of interest (COI) disclosure operates on a trust system. New hire orientation training and occasional refresher training sessions bring up the issue and request the submission of disclosure forms with no real sense of how many of the ...


    By Convergepoint

  • PPCPs: Preparing for an uncertain regulatory future

    A recent study published in Environmental Pollution* identified 56 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in effluent samples from 50 large wastewater treatment plants across the U.S. Among the products found in samples were commonly prescribed anti-psychotic and antihypertensive drugs. As more studies continue to fuel public concerns over risks to public health and the environment, wastewater ...

  • Can EHS & Quality Live Happily Ever After?

    We do something quite unique at Intelex. We service both the safety and the quality needs of many organizations. As such I get a window into two critical, but often separate parts of an organization. I’m lucky to have had hundreds of conversations with our clients on the value and challenges of their safety and quality programs and in those discussions often hear some common themes. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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