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Health and Safety, Environment and Quality Audits: A Risk-Based Approach

By: Stephen Asbury(Author)

350 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables


Paperback | Oct 2013 | Edition: 2 | #215890 | ISBN-13: 9780415508117
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Health and Safety, Environment and Quality Audits provides a step-by-step guide to technical and operational integrity audits which has become invaluable for senior management and auditors alike. Health and Safety, Environment and Quality Audits: Shows practitioners and students how to carry out internal audits to the key international health and safety, environment and quality standards Contains over 20 new case studies, 20 additional A-Factors, and superb new illustrations Includes checklists, forms and practical tips to make learning easier. With the addition of colour, Health and Safety Environment and Quality Audits delivers a powerful and proven approach to auditing business-critical risk areas. It covers each of the aspects that need to be taken into account for a successful risk-based audit to international or company standards and is an important resource for auditors and lead auditors, managers, HSEQ professionals, and others with a critical interest in governance, assurance and organizational improvement. The companion website at contains relevant articles, example risk management frameworks, and a video by the author explaining the key aspects of Health and Safety, Environment and Quality Audits.

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Preface to First Edition
About the author

1. Business environment
2. Management systems and business control
3. Initiating an audit culture
4. Relationships with auditees and others
5. The Audit Adventure(c)
6. Preparing audit activities
7. Conducting the audit
8. Team working and the conscious use of language
9. Concluding the audit
10. Writing the audit report and following up

Appendix 1 A-Factors
Appendix 2 Preparation, preparation, preparation
Appendix 3 Pre-audit letter
Appendix 4 Index to on-line content
Appendix 5 Related examination questions

Glossary of acronyms
Glossary of operations integrity language
Comments from course participants

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Stephen Asbury is Managing Director of Corporate Risk Systems Limited, a leading international auditing and training organization. He is a Member of the Council of IOSH, and has worked in a variety of senior risk management roles in employment and in consulting in over 50 countries on six continents in a career which spans almost 30 years.

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