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Environmental Courses

ENLAR offers the following courses to assist companies in developing, implementing and managing their environmental management systems in conformance with the ISO 14001 standard:

Introduction to ISO 14001

This one-day course is designed for today's busy managers and professionals who need a concise overview of the ISO 14001 standard. This introductory course includes basic information about the ISO registration process and the requirements of the ISO 14001 standard. The focus of this course is on providing the basic information you need to establish an environmental management system that meets the ISO 14001 requirements.

Course Content:

  • Overview of ISO and the ISO 14000 Standards
  • The Substantive Elements of ISO 14001 - What Companies Must Do to Conform to the ISO 14001 Standard
  • ISO 14001 Costs and Benefits: The Economic Impacts of Implementing an EMS
  • How to Get Started - Six Steps to Take Before Implementing ISO 14001
For a detailed course agenda, contact ENLAR.

Instructor:  This course is taught by Thea D. Dunmire. In addition to being an RABQSA-Certified EMS Lead Auditor, Ms. Dunmire is an environmental attorney, an engineer, a Certified Safety Professional, and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. She has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with the complex environmental issues that arise in today’s business environment.

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Implementing and Auditing an Environmental Management System

This three-day course provides the practical information you need to develop and implement an environmental management system that meets the requirements of ISO 14001. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the ISO 14001 standard and effective skills and techniques for conducting EMS audits.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to ISO 14000 Management Standards
  • Introduction to the ISO Registration Process
  • Determining your EMS Goals - What Do You Want to Accomplish?
  • Developing an ISO Implementation Plan
  • Environmental Planning - Identifying Legal Requirements, Aspects, Impacts, Objectives and Targets
  • Developing and Controlling Environmental Management System Documentation
  • Incorporating your Environmental Compliance Programs into an ISO 14001 Management System
  • Establishing an Internal Audit Program and Corrective Action Procedures
  • Auditing Tips for the ISO 14001 Internal Auditor
For a detailed course agenda, contact ENLAR.

Instructor: This course is taught by Thea D Dunmire, JD, CIH, CSP. In addition to being a RABQSA-Certified EMS Lead Auditor, Ms. Dunmire is an environmental attorney, engineer, Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional. She is a member to the TAG to TC 207 and an experienced registration auditor. She has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with the complex environmental issues that arise in today’s business operations.

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ISO 14001 EMS Auditor

This three-day course provides auditors with the knowledge and practical skills needed to effectively audit your environmental management system (EMS) against the requirements of the ISO 14001 standard. Through the use of lectures, case studies, and interactive exercises, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the ISO 14001 standard, the ISO 19011 audit requirements and effective auditing skills and techniques. The course is designed to meet the auditor training requirements set out in ANSI/ISO/ASQ QE 19011S-2008, Guidelines for management systems auditing.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to the ISO 14000 Standards
  • In-Depth Analysis of ISO 14001 - What Constitutes Conformance with the Standard
  • Identifying Environmental Aspects / Impacts and Processes
  • Planning EMS Audits -- Creating Effective Audit Plans and Checklists
  • Practice in Creating and Executing EMS Audit Plans
  • Understanding and Auditing EMS Documentation
  • Developing Audit Findings and Preparing Audit Reports
  • Developing an Effective EMS Audit Program
For a detailed course agenda, contact ENLAR.

Instructor: This course is taught by Thea D Dunmire, JD, CIH, CSP. In addition to being a RABQSA-Certified EMS Lead Auditor, Ms. Dunmire is an environmental attorney, engineer, Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional. She is a member to the TAG to TC 207 and an experienced registration auditor. She has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with the complex environmental issues that arise in today’s business operations.

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Legal Compliance in an ISO 14001 Management System

Identifying environmental compliance requirements is a complex and often frustrating task. Taught by an experienced environmental attorney, this one-day course helps participants develop the practices and procedures needed to identify the environmental legal requirements applicable to their specific activities, products and services.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding the “Compliance Assurance” Requirements of ISO 14001
  • Making Sense of Environmental Laws and U.S. Regulatory Agencies
  • Accessing Federal, State, Local and International Regulatory Requirements Using Internet Resources
  • Understanding Environmental Permit Obligations and Identifying “Other Legal Requirements”
  • Developing a Company-Specific Procedure to Identify, Access and Communication Legal Requirements
  • Using Compliance Requirements in Identifying Environmental Aspects & Impacts
  • Managing Regulatory Compliance within an ISO 14001 EMS
For a detailed course agenda, contact ENLAR.

Instructor: This course is taught by Thea D Dunmire, JD, CIH, CSP. In addition to being a RABQSA-Certified EMS Lead Auditor, Ms. Dunmire is an environmental attorney, engineer, Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional. She is a member to the TAG to TC 207 and an experienced registration auditor. She has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with the complex environmental issues that arise in today’s business operations.

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How to Effectively Document Your Environmental Management System

Get control of your paper! This intensive two-day course will provide the information you need to organize your environmental documents and records to make them easier to find, update and control.

This course covers, in depth, the documentation you will need to meet the requirements of ISO 14001. In addition, it covers the record keeping strategies you should institute to ensure environmental compliance. Details are provided on which procedures you must document and what records you must maintain to be ready for government inspectors and ISO 14001 auditors.

Through the use of lectures and interactive exercises, participants learn methods for creating usable environmental documentation - policies, procedures and work instructions, and manuals.

Topics Covered:

  • Identify the records and documents you must maintain
  • Key tips for drafting an environmental policy and environmental management system (EMS) manual
  • Mastering the fundamentals of writing effective procedures and work instructions
  • Strategies for reducing the amount of EMS documentation you must maintain
  • Developing a records control program to be ready for governmental inspectors and auditors
For a detailed course agenda, contact ENLAR.

Instructor: This course is taught by Thea D Dunmire, JD, CIH, CSP. In addition to being a RABQSA-Certified EMS Lead Auditor, Ms. Dunmire is an environmental attorney, engineer, Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional. She is a member to the TAG to TC 207 and an experienced registration auditor. She has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with the complex environmental issues that arise in today’s business operations.

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Environmental Planning

Struggling with identifying your environmental aspects and impacts? Not sure where to start? Having difficulty in developing environmental management plans?

An on-site Environmental Planning Workshop facilitated by Thea Dunmire may be just what you need. Call us to discuss how this can be a cost-effective way to kick-off or revitalize your EMS planning process.

Facilitator:  In addition to being an RABQSA-Certified EMS Lead Auditor, Ms. Dunmire is an environmental attorney, an engineer, a Certified Safety Professional, and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. She has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with the complex environmental issues that arise in today’s business environment.

 
 

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