• What is an integrated management system?

    4th July, 2017 | by Andrew Barham
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    We often hear the term ‘integrated management system’, or we hear people say they have an integrated management system at their workplace, but then go on to talk about JSA’s Job Safety Analysis, EMP’s environmental management plans, or ITP’s inspection and test plans.

    Well, if you are using those terms, you might need to question whether you actually have a system that is fully integrated. In this article, we talk about what an Integrated Management System is, and demonstrate how your integrated systems can reduce duplication and make your systems more efficient and effective.

  • ISO 14001:2015 has now been here for a while – what are auditors asking to see?

    25th October, 2016 | by Andrew Barham
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    It’s almost a year since ISO 14001 was updated to the 2015 version, so most systems should now be well on the way to addressing the changed requirements.

    Just to make sure that you haven’t missed any of the key points, we have put together 6 of the big ticket items we believe auditors will be focusing on – all from the first half of 14001!

  • 12 Questions for Top Management about Environment

    28th June, 2013 | by Andrew Barham
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    As the second on our three-part series, this article gives suggestions about what an auditor should ask Top Management when conducting an Environmental Management System audit.

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