ESATCO provides Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance Audits for Effective Business Risk Management and Compliance.

How do Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance Audits (EHSCA) help you reduce risks?

Environmental, Health and Safety compliance audits identify issues with regulatory compliance, health and safety issues, emissions to atmosphere, discharges etc., all of which must be controlled.

The scope of the EHSCA was defined in the provision of services and the objectives of the EHSCA were to:

  • Check the conformity of activities and facilities under the laws (federal, provincial and municipal) applicable, health and safety issues, environmental compliance approvals (ECA/CofA) and permits issued to your firm by different government bodies.
  • Make recommendations for best management practices where applicable.

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The following aspects are typically reviewed during the audit:

  • Air Quality Management
    • including Ozone Depleting Substances
  • Land and Vegetation Management
    • Use of Pesticides, etc.
  • Emergency Response
    • including Spill prevention, fire etc.
  • Hazardous Waste / Chemical Management –
    • The management of hazardous waste (including storage).
    • Transportation of Dangerous Goods.
    • The management of chemicals and hazardous materials (WHIMIS, MSDS)
    • Management of controlled substances (PCBs, radioactive materials, asbestos, etc.).
    • Storage of chemicals, including Flammable cabinets management
  • Waste Management
    • Regulatory requirements, handling and labelling, storage, etc.
  • Water and Wastewater Management
    • The potential contamination of soil and groundwater (spills)
    • Discharge in accordance with regulatory bylaws
    • Oil water separator inspection review records
  • Any other aspect that may impact on the environment.
  • Health and Safety regulations
  • Follow-up Previous audit Findings (if any)

Applicable Legislation

An audit is based on the acts, regulations and guidelines listed below.  It should be noted that, based on some facility characteristics, not all of the legislation listed below will necessarily apply.

Water and Waste Water Management

Health and Safety Regulations and Acts

general management, training and records, first aid, work environment, occupational health, industrial hygiene, incident investigation and reporting, personal protective equipment, and machinery and equipment.

Occupation Health and Safety Act, R.S.O 1990 chapter 0.1

Industrial Establishments R.R.O 1990 851

(Designated Substances O. Reg. 490/09) possible Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents RRO 1990 O. Reg. 833

WHMIS RRO 1990 O. Reg. 860, WHMIS 2015

Training Programs O reg. 780/94

JHSC exemption O. Reg. 385/96

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act SO 1997 chapter 16

Regulation for First aid requirements RRO 1990 O. Reg. 1101

Critical Injury Defined RRO 1990 O. Reg. 834

Dangerous Goods Transportation Act, RSO 19

Local/Planning (City and Region)

The ESATCO Process

  • 1 FREE initial meeting (online, telephone, or in person)
  • 2 Define program (audit plan) for evaluation of your environmental, health and safety compliance issues
  • 3 Schedule and execute an onsite environmental, health and safety audit
  • 4 Complete draft report with recommendations for your review
  • 5 work with you to development solutions to issues revealed by the audit
  • 6 Re-evaluate your compliance status on a regular basis.

ESATCO understands your Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance Audit issues and offers the solutions that you require.

  • Reliable, qualified, cost effective services
  • Consultants who understand quality procedures and business practices
  • Project staff who are extremely aware of health and safety
  • Project quality assurance/quality control to ensure timely, high quality products and service
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