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Introduction to ISO 14001 & the Internal Audit

Course Description:

This 2-day course provides a thorough review of the ISO 14001 standard and includes a focus on the internal auditing process.

ISO 14001 is a globally accepted standard that outlines the implementation of an effective environmental management system (EMS). A functional EMS is crucial when seeking a competitive advantage and gaining the trust of stakeholders.

It is not a pre-requisite that your company be ISO 14001 certified to benefit from this course. Although geared around the ISO standards, the Environmental Management concepts presented are effective tools regardless of the process a company currently uses to comply with environmental regulations.

Day 1 – Environmental Compliance, Intro to ISO 14001 and Developing the Internal Audit

Day 2 – Internal Audit Process and Exercises

 

References:

ISO14001-2015 Standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

ISO190011:2011 Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems.

Introduction to ISO 14001 & Internal Audit

 

 

Who Should Attend?

If you are responsible for the environmental aspects of your company, whether it is permits, waste disposal, or just daily operations, this 2-day course will provide you with the tools to manage your company’s environmental issues more effectively.

Using strategies covered in this course will benefit you and your company in the following ways:

  • Cost Savings
    • Could reduce insurance cost
    • Waste management
    • Process improvements
  • Environmental Regulations
    • Compliance with local, state, federal, and international environmental regulations
    • Improve your relations with customer environmental regulating bodies
  • Safety
    • Reviewing operational procedures
    • Response procedures
  • Public Relations
    • Corporate image
    • Employee engagement
    • Stakeholder involvement and trust

 

Compliance assistance

UA SafeState can also come to your site and provide detailed consultative assistance to provide technical assistance and guidance on ISO 14001 – allowing you to focus on your business and leave regulatory compliance to the experts. For details, please contact Michael Rasbury at 205-348-3967 or SafeStateEP@ua.edu