Health and Safety, Environment and Quality Audits: A Risk-based Approach (3rd New edition)

Health and Safety, Environment and Quality Audits: A Risk-based Approach (3rd New edition)

By: Stephen Asbury (author)Paperback

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Internal auditing is an essential tool for managing compliance, and for initiating and driving continual improvement in any organization's systematic HSEQ performance. Health and Safety, Environment and Quality Audits includes the latest health and safety, environmental and quality management system standards - ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001. It delivers a powerful and proven approach to risk-based auditing of business-critical risk areas using ISO, or your own management systems. It connects the `PDCA' approach to implementing management systems with auditing by focusing on the organization's context and the needs and expectations of interested parties. The novel approach leads HSEQ practitioners and senior and line managers alike to concentrate on the most significant risks to their objectives, and provides a step-by-step route through The Audit AdventureTM to provide a high-level, future-focused audit opinion. The whole approach is aligned to the international standard guidance for auditing management systems (ISO 19011). This unique guide to HSEQ and operations integrity auditing has become the standard work in the field over three editions whilst securing bestseller status in Australasia, Europe, North America and South Africa. It is essential reading for senior managers and auditors alike - it remains the `go to' title for those who aspire to drive a prosperous and thriving business based on world-class HSEQ management and performance.

About Author

Stephen Asbury is the author of six books for Routledge on safety and risk management, a director of the AllSafe Group, and an HSE consultant with over 30 years' experience. Awarded the IOSH President's Distinguished Service Award in 2010, Stephen was the HSE Technical Discipline Manager for PetroSkills LLC (2006-16), and today is an instructor teaching their safety and HSE management training programs around the world. He is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner (CFIOSH), a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), and a Professional Member Emeritus of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). Stephen's risk management experience was gained working in organizations, in consultancy, and in the London insurance market in > 60 countries on six continents. He was the longest-serving member of the IOSH Council of Management from 1998-2013. In addition to his books, Stephen is the author of around 40 technical papers and journal articles. He was awarded an MBA with Distinction (Leicester, 1995), and is presently completing his PhD in London. His first qualification was at law.


List of Figures List of Tables List of Case Studies About the Author Foreword Endorsements Preface to the Third Edition Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Context of the Organization 2. Management Systems and Business Control 3. ISO 19011 and Initiating Audit Culture 4. Relationships with Auditees 5. The Audit AdventureTM 6. Prepare Audit Activities 7. Conduct the Audit 8. Teamwork and the Conscious Use of Language 9. Conclude the Audit 10. Write the Audit Report and Follow Up Appendix 1 A-Factors Appendix 2 Preparation, Preparation, Preparation Appendix 3 Pre-audit Letter Appendix 4 Guide to Online Content Appendix 5 Example Examination Questions List of Abbreviations Glossary of Operations Integrity Language Further Reading References Comments from Training Course Participants Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780815375395
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780815375395
  • weight: 664
  • ISBN10: 0815375395
  • edition: 3rd New edition

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