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Environmental and Safety Auditing: Program Strategies for Legal, International and Financial Issues

Handbook / Manual

By: Unhee Kim and John Falkenbury

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #85477 | ISBN: 1566702461
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About this book

This is a complete and concise guide to creating and managing a successful environmental audit program. It provides step-by-step guidance on setting up an audit program for nearly every major component of environmental concern, from air standards to workplace safety, and from effluent discharge to waste handling and disposal.


Contents

AuditingControversies of AuditingRisk and BenefitVoluntary versus Mandatory ProgramSelf-Evaluation PrivilegeThe Auditing ClimateThe Benefits and Risks of AuditingBenefits of AuditingRisks of AuditingFederal Agency Positions and PerspectivesDepartment of JusticeEnvironmental Protection AgencyAuditing and Enforcement at Federal FacilitiesPrivate Sector Initiatives and PositionIndustry SurveyInternational Standards OrganizationBritish Standards Institute and the Environmental Auditors Registration AssociationChemical Manufacturers AssociationInternational Chamber of Commerce and Global Environmental Management InitiativeEnvironmental Auditing RoundtableCoalition of Environmentally Responsible EconomiesCorporate Environmental Enforcement CouncilAmerican Petroleum InstituteOther OrganizationsConclusionLegal Perspectives on Environmental, Health, and Safety AuditingConcerns About Disclosure and PrivilegeTraditional Common-Law PrivilegesFederal Government ResponseThe State Legislators RespondMajor Case HistoriesEnforcement StatisticsOccupational Safety and Health AdministrationAudit Program IssuesCommentary on Getting a Program StartedAudit Program IssuesAudit Relevant RegulationsOccupational Safety and Health ActClean Air ActClean Water ActOil Pollution Control ActComprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability ActEmergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know ActPollution Prevention ActResource Conservation and Recovery ActToxic Substances Control ActEndangered Species ActOther ActsNational Environmental Policy Act and Environmental Quality Improvement ActExecutive OrdersInternational Standards Organization 14000 Requirements for AuditingRequirements of an Audit ProgramAuditor QualificationTrainingSecurity Exchange CommissionEnvironmental AdvantagesIndustry Practice and Required DisclosuresSecurity Exchange Commission GuidanceConclusionInternational AuditsInternational Regulations and ResourcesComments on International AuditingAppendicesAppendix A: Environmental Protection Agency PolicyEnvironmental Auditing Policy StatementClarification on Policies Related to Environmental AuditingIncentives for Self-Policing: Discovery, Disclosure, Correction, and Prevention of ViolationsAppendix B: International Standards Organization Draft StandardsISO/CD 14010.2 "Guidelines for Environmental Auditing - General Principles of Environmental Auditing"ISO/CD 14011/1.2 "Guidelines for Environmental Auditing - Audit Procedures - Part 1: Auditing of Environmental Management Systems"ISO/CD 14012.2 "Guidelines for Environmental Auditing - Qualification Criteria for Environmental Auditors"Appendix C: Organizational Structure of ISO 14000/TC 207: Environmental Management and United States Participation ChartAppendix D: GlossaryDefinitionsAcronymsIndex

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