Environmental, health and safety handbook (2nd ed. 1994)


Language: Anglais

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648 p. · 23.5x19.3 cm · Hardback
Environmental auditing has emerged as one of the fundamental tools used by companies to help identify, reduce and eliminate environmental exposures and associated liabilities. This text discusses how to do an environmental audit from the perspective of a variety of industries.
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.