compliance assessment Articles

  • Environmental assessments and audits at aviation facilities

    Environmentalists are all about “green”, but there is another type of green that is associated with being environmentally compliant – money. There are primarily two types of environmental assessments that are performed at aviation facilities that can affect a company’s bottom line: Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) and General Facility Audits. The ESAs are also referred to as due ...


    By DES, Inc.

  • Risk assessment for a landfill PPC application

    Client: Waste Management Industry Location: Co-disposal landfill site for non-hazardous and hazardous waste,  Worcestershire. Services: Hydrogeological risk assessment, landfill monitoring support, Environmental permit application support , Issues: Potential risk to groundwater,  Environmental Permit ...


    By ESI Consulting Ltd

  • Environmental Assessments – An Important Component of CSR Programs

    Companies and industries strongly engaged in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have taken significant steps in their sourcing policies to reduce unethical and inhuman working conditions by controlling their subcontractors along the supply chain. Until now, the primary focus has been on working conditions, but CSR also encompasses environmental concerns as part of a global sustainability ...


    By SGS

  • Case study - Chemical risk assessments for a large client

    Challenge: The client had tried unsuccessfully to train risk assessors how to do chemical assessments. The main issue was the fact the each assessment was taking a long time to complete on paper and tracking of actions was proving impossible. The results from the risk assessment were not in a form that allowed easy interpretation of the level of risk present. Another more fundamental ...


    By EHA Soft Solutions

  • 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

  • Private transaction costs and environmental cross compliance in a crop region of Southwestern France

    The 2003 review of the common agricultural policy (CAP) has introduced several new policy tools, among which is cross compliance. The introduction of this new policy entails production costs, along with other types of costs arising at the farm level: administrative, information and organisational costs, called transaction costs. The purpose of this paper is to determine the nature of transaction ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Risk Assessment/Toxicology Promotes Health and Welfare of Humans and Ecosystems

    Hundreds of regulations protecting the health and welfare of humans and ecosystems impact industrial and legal firms every day. Commonly, these regulations are associated with protecting human health and the environment from risks associated with site cleanup and closure or remediation projects. Other major health risk regulations are derived from Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA), ...


    By AECOM

  • Environmental and sustainability impact assessment in small islands: the case of Azores and Madeira

    This paper compares Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) practices and effectiveness in the Portuguese islands of the Azores and Madeira. This was accomplished by qualitative appraisal and evaluation of the contents of EIA statements and the characterisation of the EIA practices. Data was collected from the islands' regional environmental agencies and from the Environmental Portuguese Agency ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Assessing sustainability of community management of rural water systems in the developing world

    An alarmingly high percentage of drinking water systems in the developing world do not provide design service, or may even fail. This has health implications for vulnerable populations forced to consume water from alternative, often unimproved sources. The Sustainability Assessment Tool developed in this research serves as a diagnostic to inform decision-making, characterize specific needs of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Enhesa named to CIOReview`s - 20 Most Promising Compliance Technology Solution Providers

    Enhesa was selected, along with 19 other companies, to appear on CIOReview's list of "20 Most Promising Compliance Technology Solution Providers" for 2017. To help CCOs, CIOs, and CEOs find the right compliance technology provider for their enterprises, their selection panel evaluated and shortlisted hundreds of compliance technology ...

  • Sensitivity and uncertainty issues in the integrated PRA studies

    The performance of risk analyses in the Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) format is being done based on various internationally accepted standards. As part of the compliance with those standards the issue of credibility of results of the levels 2 and 3 and their correlation with the results from deterministic analyses is a very important one. If these margins are properly identified, then the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Oxford instruments case study

    Delivering operational efficiency Oxford Instruments specialises in the design, manufacture and support of high-technology tools and systems for industry, research, space, energy, defence and healthcare. Business needs Oxford Instruments needed to improve the management of Health & Safety acrossall locations. A gap analysis identified a number of key ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

  • FRA: Quarrying case study

    Hanson Aggregates Provision of hydrological, hydraulic and flood risk services Hydro-Logic has been engaged since 2002 on a series of investigations for Hanson Aggregates throughout England. The majority of these investigations relate to proposed sand and gravel extraction in flood prone areas. Additional investigations have been undertaken for monitoring and consent compliance. The ...


    By Hydro-Logic Services

  • Perception of risk of natural hazards: a hazard mitigation plan framework

    A new approach is presented for policy makers to incorporate sociological aspects of human risk perception into their hazard mitigation plans. Previous methods for creating these plans generally used equivalent dollar losses from natural hazard events as the statistic by which to make decisions. Such an approach fails to take into consideration how people view natural hazards, possibly leading to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Quarry impact assesment at Arclid quarry

    Project: Arclid Quarry Client: Bathgate Silica Sand Location: Spill response, environmental sampling, risk assessment, regulator liaison Services: Impact assessment, abstraction licence support and geotechnical advice Archibald Bathgate Group Ltd is the UK’s largest, independent, specialist producer of silica sand, supplying ...


    By ESI Consulting Ltd

  • Natural history museum case study

    Helping the Natural History Museum protect over 5 million visitors One of the UK’s top visitor attractions with nearly 5million visitors in 2011, the Natural History Museum is home to life and earth science specimens comprising some 70 million items within its five main collections. The museum is a world-renowned centre of research, specialising in taxonomy, identification ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

  • Risk is much more than a game

    Wildfires and flooding affect many more people in the USA than earthquakes and landslide and yet the dread, the perceived risk, of the latter two is much greater than for those hazards that are more frequent and cause greater loss of life. Research published in the International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, suggests that a new paradigm for risk assessment is needed so that ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Merck Sharp & Dohme - Case Study

    MSD (formerly Schering-Plough) is located in Brinny in County Cork, Ireland and employs over 550 people. The site is a centre of excellence for the manufacture and quality assurance of its biotechnology based pharmaceutical products. The state of the art facility includes large scale Fermentation, Purification, Sterile Manufacturing and Quality Control operations. The main product for ...


    By Scannell Solutions Limited

  • Australia announces updates on NICNAS new chemicals processes for industrial nanomaterials

    As nano aficionados know, last October the Australian Chemical Gazette included a notice that the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) announced that it was introducing new administrative processes for the notification and assessment of industrial nanomaterials that are considered to be "new" chemicals. The new administrative provisions were effective on ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • What`s in the Package?

    What's in the Package? Packaging Migrant Food Safety Assessment What exactly is in your food's packaging? Migrants from food contact materials, often referred to as indirect food additives, have been shown to be present at low concentrations in food. As these migrants are hazards, their presence in food needs to be regulated. The new EU super directive aims to regulate all substances that ...


    By Creme Global

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