Auditing & Compliance

Shaw’s regulatory specialists, engineers and scientists excel in helping our clients achieve their compliance objectives. Whether addressing complex and rapidly changing federal, state and local regulations or conducting environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance audits, we have the expertise to deliver outstanding services and products to industrial, commercial and government facilities.

EH&S Auditing

Shaw can provide EH&S auditing services:

  • As the lead auditor supplemented by our client’s representatives
  • As a team member with our client leading the audit
  • By providing the entire audit team with qualified Shaw EH&S auditors

We can provide an audit program complete with protocols and assessment tools or implement the protocols and tools that our clients provide.

Compliance Program Support

Shaw provides compliance program support across a variety of EH&S regulatory requirements. We assist our clients in organizing and implementing programs at the facility level to meet EH&S monitoring, recordkeeping, reporting and training requirements. Shaw also has extensive experience identifying and integrating multi-agency compliance requirements and providing strategic compliance planning recommendations. Compliance program elements can include the following:


  • Permitting and regulatory analysis
  • Chemical accident prevention risk management plans
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Maximum achievable control technology (MACT) programs
  • New Source Performance Standards/Emission Guidelines (NSPS/EG) compliance
  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)
  • Pesticide management planning
  • SARA Tier I and II reporting
  • SARA 313, Form A and R reporting
  • Spill prevention, control and countermeasure plans
  • Stratospheric ozone protection/chlorofluorocarbon program development
  • Title V permit preparation and compliance support
  • Toxic Substance Control Act compliance
  • Wastewater effluent guidelines and standards planning and compliance

Occupational Health and Safety

  • Confined space entry program development
  • Fire protection planning and training
  • Hazardous materials and toxic substances use compliance
  • Hazard communication (HAZCOM) planning and training
  • Hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER) planning and training
  • Lockout/tagout assessment
  • Machinery and machine guarding assessment
  • Means of egress planning and assessment
  • Medical and first aid planning
  • Noise exposure assessment
  • Personal protective equipment assessment
  • Powered platforms and manlift compliance
  • Process safety management program planning
  • Radiation assessment
  • Ventilation assessment and design