Environmental Resource Center and Competitive Edge Offering ANSI/RAB Accredited ISO 14000 Lead Auditor Training

Jun 30, 1998, 01:00 ET from Environmental Resource Center

    CARY, N.C., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ISO 14000 is an internationally
 approved specification for the development of an environmental management
 system (EMS). Both industry and government are beginning to see proof of the
 many positive impacts an EMS can have on a company's environmental and
 financial performance. In addition to these rewards, market pressures may
 begin to bring about customer requirements for certification, similar to the
 case of ISO 9000, making it necessary to gain certification in order to remain
     Environmental Resource Center and Competitive Edge announced today an
 agreement to add Competitive Edge?s ANSI/RAB accredited ISO 14000 Lead Auditor
 training to Environmental Resource Center?s comprehensive course schedule of
 environmental, health, and safety training.
     This five day advanced ISO 14000 EMS Lead Auditor course is designed to
 provide knowledge and practical hands-on experience in EMS program auditing.
 Through eleven audit simulation exercises students will gain valuable
 experience and a clearer understanding of how to audit an ISO 14001 EMS. As
 a result, they will build a foundation of knowledge to develop EMS
 auditing skills and leave with the confidence to effectively audit an ISO
 14001 EMS.
     This course is ANSI/RAB accredited. Successful completion of an ANSI/RAB
 accredited course is a prerequisite to obtaining RAB EMS Auditor
     Courses are currently scheduled for Dayton, Ohio (November 9-13, 1998)
 and Charlotte, North Carolina (November 30-December 4, 1998). Additional
 courses will be held in cities across the country throughout 1999.
     ISO 14000 certification requires a team effort and Environmental Resource
 Center and Competitive Edge support this effort by offering companies the
 opportunity to send one employee for free, with every two paid registrations.
     In addition to comprehensive training and course materials, students can
 also receive 500 American Airlines AAdvantage miles with attendance.
     For more information or to register, call 1-800-537-2372, ext. 222, fax
 919-469-1585, visit http://www.ercweb.com, e-mail service@ercweb.com, or mail
 Environmental Resource Center, 101 Center Pointe Drive, Cary, NC 27513.
     Environmental Resource Center, a full-service consulting firm located in
 Cary, North Carolina, has been providing environmental consulting and
 educational services since 1981. For additional information on this press
 release, contact Tammy Nielsen at 919-469-1585 ext. 226.

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