Auditing & Compliance

Shaw's regulatory specialists, engineers, and scientists excel in helping our clients achieve their compliance objectives. These objectives typically involve addressing complex and rapidly changing federal, state, and local regulations. Whether our clients need assistance with multi-media permitting; conducting environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance audits; or preparing and implementing compliance management programs; Shaw has the expertise and experience to deliver outstanding services and products.

As one of the largest EH&S consulting and engineering firms in the world, Shaw provides EH&S services to industrial, commercial, and government facilities. We have the capability of managing and supporting complex, multiple-location EH&S permitting and compliance program requirements.

EH&S Auditing

Shaw can provide EH&S auditing services in a variety of ways:

  • As the lead auditor supplemented by our client's representatives
  • As a team member with our client leading the audit
  • 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 an array 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. Examples of media-specific compliance program elements include:


  • Permitting and regulatory analysis
  • Chemical accident prevention risk management plans (RMP)
  • 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 (SPCC) plans
  • Stratospheric ozone protection/CFC program development
  • Title V permit preparation and compliance support
  • Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) 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
  • 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 (PPE) assessment
  • Powered platforms and manlift compliance
  • Process safety management (PSM) program planning
  • Radiation assessment
  • Ventilation assessment and design

As part of our EH&S services, Shaw also provides industrial hygiene studies and assessments. Our Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs) measure worker exposure to airborne contaminants, noise, heat, stress, and other hazards. Shaw can also help to eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, and environmental impacts through our unique job hazard assessment (JHA) process and software.

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