SEMS Audit

The Deadline for SEMS II Rule just Passed, Are you Ready for Enforcement?

Operators had until June 4, 2014 to comply with the provisions of the SEMS II Rule, except for the auditing requirements. However, all SEMS audits must be in compliance with the SEMS II Rule by June 4, 2015.As you know, SEMS is not another manual to be pulled out when auditors come to visit. SEMS is a system for managing safety with management’s commit [...]

How are Operators Addressing Contractor Management Under SEMS?- SEMS Workshop Recap

On February 20th, ERM and 360factors held a SEMS workshop at the Mays School of Business in Houston, Texas. It was a great turnout, and there were some interesting questions and discussions brought up by the attendees based on the presentations given. The topic of the workshop was the following: how are operators addressing contractor management under SEMS? [...]

What are SEMS Auditors Interested in Seeing During a SEMS Audit

The Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS) program was developed for organizations to meet two core objectives i) Accident & Incident Prevention and ii) Prevention of the release of  hazardous substance in the environment. Building safety management system is a process to meet the above two objectives.When SEMS Auditors come to audit the [...]