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Richard Shearwood-Porter addresses Sustainability Live 2013
The EU's Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) came into force in December 2012 and becomes law in the UK from July 2014. Managing Associate, Richard Shearwood-Porter, opened the Energy Management Standards session in NEMEX Theatre Two, where he introduced ISO 50001:2011, outlined the business benefits and explained how the standard can be used to meet some of the requirements of EED.
BS EN 1090-1 & CE Marking of structural steelwork
From the 1st of July 2014 it will be a legal requirement to CE mark structural metal components supplied for civil engineering purposes. If you import or manufacture components or kits with a structural use, are you able to show that you comply with the Construction Products Regulations and BS EN 1090-1?
Annual business health-check
Prepare for 2013 with a health-check of your company's environmental or safety management systems. It's a big "ask" to push your organisation forwards and keep on top of safety and environmental compliance at the same time, which is why the first five qualifying respondents will be offered the health and report at no cost.
ISO 9001 goes head to head with Lexcel for quality management at law firms
An increasing number of UK law firms are seeing international standard ISO 9001:2008 as the must-have award to support their business development efforts. See our fact-sheet on how to make the transition from Lexcel to ISO 9001.
The 2012 Olympics creates a wave of interest in ISO 20121:2012
The events management and the hospitality industries are abuzz with interest in the Events Sustainabiltiy Management System ISO 20121:2012, which was launched to coincide with the Olympics. If you're interested in ISO 20121, or want to make the transition from BS 8901, read our ISO 20121 fact sheet.
The HSQE Department adds ISO 50001:2011 to a long list of capabilities
We are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer consultancy to companies that want to implement ISO 50001:2011 or to make the transition from BS 16001. Read our our ISO 50001 fact-sheet.
The HSQE Department to sponsor NISP workshop to improve resource use for businesses in the South West.
Managing Associate Richard Shearwood-Porter will share his experience of using the quality management system ISO 9001 & environmental management system ISO 14001 to reduce waste & improve the bottom line. Read more and obtain a booking form here.
Waste (England & Wales) Regulations 2011 introduce new two tier registration for waste carriers, brokers and dealers and bring more organisations under Environment Agency control.
Read more about the Waste Regulations 2011 here
NHS top ten sites for preventing and managing physical and mental health issues in the workplace.
The NHS has compiled its top ten list of sites with guidance for both employers and employees. To view the sites, click here.
Fast-Track Low-Cost route to implement your ISO 14001 Environmental Management System
The HSQE Department has developed a programme for delivering a UKAS approved environmental management system at a cost that rivals non-certified, pre-packaged systems, but delivers real business benefits. Read about our fast track to ISO 14001.
Prepare for the new year with a free business health-check on your environmental, quality, operations or health & safety management.
The HSQE Department is offering a free health-check to the first 5 clients who sign up to our promotional offer. Ask for your free environmental or safety legislation health check.