Introduction: What is an Environmental, Health, and Safety Audit? EHS Auditing Comes of Age. The Development of EHS Auditing as a Discipline: EHS Auditing as an Assurance Tool for Corporate Officials and Directors. EHS as a Means of Risk Identification and Reduction. EHS Auditing as a Means of Assessing Operating Management Systems and Internal Controls. Developing EHS Auditing Principles and Standards. The Valdez Principles. Conducting An EHS Audit: Developing EHS Audit Goals and Objectives. How Auditors Interview Facility Staff. Tapping Sources Outside the Corporation/Facility Being Audited. Reporting EHS Audit Findings. Audit Follow-up and Corrective Action. Audit Confidentiality. The Federal Approach to EHS Auditing. An Industry-Specific Approach to EHS Auditing. Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Electric Power, Forest Products, Waste Disposal, Fast Food, Computer, Biotechnology, Transportation, Consumer/Personal Care Products. Telecommunications. Aerospace. Service Industries. Banking Insurance. Global Interest in EHS Auditing: European Community Directive. European Audit Program. The Far East. Other Issues. Auditing Perspective: Independent Counsel. Auditing EHS Data Systems. Applying Total Quality Management to EHS Audits. Public Relations Aspect of EHS Audits. Teaching Environmental Auditing.