Views on Internal EMS Audits From a Third Party Perspective

15th April 2016

Performing internal audits is a requirement of ISO 14001. It enables organisations to evaluate compliance and drives performance improvements, but there are still inherent weaknesses in the process.

There is no standard format for internal audits, and programmes and techniques can vary between organisations. In this webinar, Graham Wood (Principal Auditor at DNV GL Business Assurance) will provide you with overview of some potential pitfalls and observations for improving current practices.

During this webinar you can expect to learn about:

  • Internal auditing and reference to the new ISO 14001:2015 standard
  • Audit process
  • Auditor competency
  • Audit programme
  • Audit approaches
  • Reporting

You will have the opportunity to take part in a Q&A session at the end of the webinar so if you have responsibilities for managing an EMS/Integrated Management System or if you perform internal audits then this webinar is for you.

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