A health and safety, environmental or quality (SHEQ) management system provides the foundation for developing and implementing sound SHEQ policy and managing risks and opportunities.
It will at once address your organisational structure, planning activities, management responsibilities, procedures, processes and resources.
Our comprehensive range of services will assist you through every stage of the management system lifecycle.
Our EMS mentoring process consists of periodic visits to the site from one of our experienced management system consultants. The consultant will meet with the Management Systems Coordinator and work through one or more stages of development and implementation. Tasks completed during the mentoring process include training delivery, documentation review, management reviews, gap analysis and software implementation.
The Coordinator reports to the mentor using our Mentoring Program Sheet. This documented record of activities prior to the visit, during the visit and prior to the next visit is an extremely effective way of communicating progress to the organisation’s management.
Find out more about our gap analysis and scoping services here.
Custom tools development
We can tailor management system tools to align with your organisation’s management goals such as conformance with or certification to ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO 50001 or ISO 45001 including:
The design and development of your management system must be followed by implementation. This requires constant effort and often results in a two to three year process (if nothing is in place at the start) which can involve:
We will ensure you keep up with the changing world of SHEQ management by:
An Integrated Management System has links to several organisational areas including environment, health and safety, quality, human resources, administration, purchasing, operations and production. We can assist you to realise the benefits of an Integrated Management System through improved efficiency, uniformity and streamlined communication.
The diagram below shows how EMS links to other management systems.
Certification involves independently verifying that your management system meets the criteria specified in the relevant national or international standard. We assist organisations to achieve certification to international standards by helping them through the process of certification by a third party independent certification body.
Graham A Brown & Associates has examined, developed and reviewed approximately 60 environmental, health and safety, quality, community relations and integrated management systems in many industries internationally. View a list of our Management Systems clients for many of whom we have also conducted Gap Analyses.