Regulatory Due Diligence
diligence is the level of judgment, care, prudence, determination, and
activity that a person or business would reasonably be expected to do
under particular circumstances. It
can be used as a defence when you or your business is charged with an
infraction. IMS can assist organizations with its regulatory due
diligence. Examples of where we can assist include:
Approvals and Permits
staff can assist in preparing applications for certificates of approval
for air, sewage, water and waste. IMS
is very familiar with the process and has dealt extensively with Ministry
of Environment staff.
companies registered to the ISO 14001 Standard must include a statement in
their Environmental Policy to comply with applicable legal requirements.
At IMS, we can assist organizations implement this statement (this also
applies to health & safety management systems) by proactively
monitoring legislative requirements on a regular basis. We can provide you
with a monthly or quarterly newsletter highlighting any changes that may
impact on your operations.
are required to submit information as required by regulations. Examples
include Regulation 127 Air Reporting in Ontario and National Pollutants
Release Inventory in Canada. IMS can assist you meet these obligations.
Investigations and Inspections
performs investigations and inspections to ensure that your business has
taken all reasonable precautions, under the particular circumstances, to
prevent infractions or non-conformances. This duty applies to situations
that are not addressed in the applicable legislation.