Compliance Audits, Best Practices and Pitfalls
Charlie Denton of the Grand Rapids office presented at the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) Environment Health & Safety Council meeting in Novi, Michigan, on Dec. 3. The topic of his presentation was "Compliance Audits, Best Practices and Pitfalls," which included the results of an OESA member survey regarding environmental auditing, legal pitfalls in environmental management system planning and implementation, and environmental audit privilege considerations. OESA is the voice, a forum and a resource for the automotive original equipment supplier industry. Since 1998, OESA has provided forums for OE suppliers to address issues of common concern, served as a resource for industry information and analysis, and promoted the interests of the OE supplier community. Charlie serves as legal counsel to the Environment Health & Safety Council.