Duration: 2 days
Course Objectives and Benefits
Emphasis is placed on the creation of an internal audit program, selection and training of auditors, execution of an audit plan, questioning techniques and communications, determination of the effectiveness of an Environmental Management Standard (EMS) as well as proper implementation of an EMS and the continual improvement process for maritime companies.
•ISO 14001 overview
•Global environmental concerns
•Identification of aspects and impacts
•Legal and other requirements
•Environmental policy and management programs
•Implementation and operation
•Setting objectives, targets and performance indicators
•Emergency preparedness and response
•Checking, preventive/corrective action and management review
•Phases of an internal audit:
- Planning the audit
- Conducting the audit
- Reporting the audit
- Audit follow-up and verification
•Identifying the ‘Qualified Auditor'
•Audit techniques including effective communication during audit investigations
Who Should Attend
Ship and shore-based staff requiring understanding of the application of the ISO 14001 standard for auditing purposes.