EHS&S Management Training

Trinity teaches courses on EHS auditing, CDP reporting, EHS risk management, sustainability reporting, ISO 14001, and life cycle analysis for EHS professionals.


Air Compliance Auditing for Industrial Facilities

This 1-day course is for industrial corporate and facility environmental personnel responsible for air permitting and compliance audits. The course covers general auditing concepts and practices, a brief overview of air regulations and permitting requirements, how to prepare and complete an air compliance audit, and documenting and handling audit findings. The course includes a review of example audit work documents, dissection of an air permit for auditing purposes, and group exercises.

Type Date Location
Classroom Feb 07, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Orlando, FL


Best Practices in Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Reporting

This one-day course is for environmental and sustainability professionals who plan to disclose carbon and energy data to CDP’s Climate Change Program and/or Supply Chain Program. Now more than a decade old, CDP has emerged as the global system enabling companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital information regarding environmental assets.

The course is intended for both new and existing CDP reporters and provides a compelling case for disclosure. Instructors will review techniques for optimizing the emissions quantification process, obtaining verification, and estimating payback for emissions mitigation. Selected case studies will be presented to demonstrate leadership in the reporting process and how organizations can benefit from the associated transparency among stakeholder groups.

Type Date Location
Classroom Dec 05, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Orlando, FL
Classroom Jan 29, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Charlotte, NC
Classroom Feb 26, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Phoenix, AZ
Classroom May 09, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL


Corporate Performance Improvement through Effective Management of EHS Business Risks

This 1-day course for EH&S and business risk managers reveals how to improve corporate performance through more effective management of EH&S, sustainability, and carbon risks and opportunities. The course focuses on business risk management guidelines and standards that companies use to identify, assess, and manage risks to achieve business objectives, including ISO 31000, COSO enterprise risk management, business continuity management (ISO 22301), and others. More traditional means for EHS risk management are addressed as well (e.g., ISO 14001 aspects/impacts analysis, root cause analysis).  Course completion will enable attendees to:

  • Understand that EH&S risks are integral to traditional business risks
  • Acquire knowledge of business risk guidelines and standards
  • Apply these techniques to identify, assess, and mitigate EH&S business risks and improve performance
  • Type Date Location
    Classroom Oct 24, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pittsburgh, PA
    Classroom Feb 28, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Orlando, FL


    EHS Audit Skills and Techniques

    This 1-day course is designed for individuals who conduct or plan to conduct internal EHS audits. This course will be applicable to any type of EHS regulatory or management system audit. Examples of these techniques will include some regulatory content; however, the emphasis of the course is auditing techniques and does not cover comprehensive regulatory information. Course topics that are invaluable to EHS auditors include: auditor standards of conduct, ethics, pre-audit activities, on-site audit activities, and post-audit activities. Additional discussion will cover conflicts of interest, interviewing techniques, how to write findings, and how to handle difficult situations.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Sep 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Atlanta, GA
    Classroom Feb 12, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Boston, MA
    Classroom Jun 12, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Phoenix, AZ


    Implementing a Best-in-Class Corporate Sustainability Reporting Program

    This 1-day course provides EH&S and sustainability/corporate responsibility managers, directors, and executives with insight into the complexity of "sustainability" reporting and the value and challenges to verifying reported sustainability data. The course covers reporting and verification of GHG emissions, applicable standards and indices, including ISO and accounting standards, the Global Reporting Initiative, SEC and international disclosure requirements, Dow Jones Sustainability Index, and other indices. The course includes lectures, case studies, and class group exercises to facilitate understanding.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Dec 04, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Atlanta, GA
    Classroom Apr 04, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO


    Implementing a Best-in-Class ISO 14001:2015 EMS

    This new 1-day course provides a comprehensive review of the steps associated with implementing a best-in-class ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS). The course also addresses how to make effective use of an EMS as the starting point for launching sustainability initiatives, how to manage EH&S data effectively through the use of information technology, and how to streamline the process for reporting performance metrics.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jan 15, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Atlanta, GA
    Classroom Mar 12, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Seattle, WA
    Classroom May 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX
    Classroom Jun 18, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Boston, MA


    Implementing a Responsible Care RC14001:2015 and Responsible Care Management System (RCMS:2013) Technical Specification

    This new 2-day course provides a comprehensive review of the steps associated with implementing a best-in-class RC 14001 or RCMS addressing environmental, health, safety and security (EHSS) concerns. The course will contrast and compare RC 14001 and RCMS, addresses how to make effective use of Responsible Care as the starting point for launching EHSS initiatives. Using the Technical Standards, the course will discuss:

    • How to manage EHSS data,
    • Third-party providers,
    • Effectively promote openness with stakeholders,
    • Assess and prioritize risks related to:
      • Transportation
      • Changes to new and existing products and processes
    • Increased alignments with strategic direction

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jan 08 - 09, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Charleston, SC
    Classroom Mar 05 - 06, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Irvine, CA
    Classroom Apr 30 - 01, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX
    Classroom Jun 04 - 05, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL


    Internal EHS Management Systems Auditing

    This one-day workshop will instruct students on how to develop an effective EHS management system audit program and conduct value-added EHS management system audits with respect to ISO 14001 OHSAS 18001 requirements. The course is designed for EHS managers and related staff at organizations that have implemented an EHS management system and need to train an internal audit team.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Feb 12, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX
    Classroom Apr 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Princeton, NJ
    Classroom Jun 04, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Denver, CO


    Introduction to the ISO 45001 OH&S MS Standard

    The OHSAS 18001 standard (to be replaced by ISO 45001 in 2018) establishes globally accepted requirements for an Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSMS). Each organization’s OHSMS needs to identify legal requirements, work to achieve continuous improvement through objectives and programs, evaluate risks and hazards, control risks of the organization (including procurement and contractors), evaluate their compliance, monitor and measure their conformance, as well as audit and review their results. This course provides attendees with a thorough insight into OHSMS requirements and the anticipated upcoming changes to the OHSAS 18001 standard. Attendees will learn how the OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001 standards can be interpreted and applied in a variety of different business/industry sectors.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Nov 01, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Phoenix, AZ


    Using Life Cycle Analysis to Reduce Environmental Footprint

    This 1-day course introduces attendees to key steps in conducting a life cycle analysis (LCA) and how to ensure relevant data are gathered and analyzed. It also addresses emerging protocols for determining product carbon footprints, developing environmental product declarations, establishing an environmentally preferred purchasing program, and introduces commercially available tools for conducting an LCA. Attendees are introduced to a typical LCA framework as outlined in the ISO 14040 series and case examples illustrate how LCAs are used for organizational sustainability initiatives. Attendees learn to:

  • Understand the basic LCA process and benefits of the analysis
  • Identify the connection between LCA and Scope 3 emissions inventories, product carbon footprints, and supply chain management
  • Type Date Location
    Classroom Aug 24, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL
    Classroom Dec 06, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Orlando, FL


    Waste Compliance Auditing for Industrial Facilities

    This 1-day course is designed for individuals who audit or plan to audit compliance with waste management regulations. The course covers such essential topics as auditing protocols and tools, waste auditing resources, audit policies and incentives, an overview and review of waste regulations, physical features to inspect, records to review, evaluation procedures, and common findings. The course format includes auditing exercises based on situations typically encountered in many waste audits.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Feb 06, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Orlando, FL


    Water Compliance Auditing for Industrial Facilities

    This 1-day course is designed for individuals who audit or plan to audit facilities for compliance with Clean Water Act (CWA) programs. The course covers such essential topics as auditing protocols and tools, water auditing resources, audit policies and incentives, an overview and review of CWA programs, physical features to inspect, records to review, evaluation procedures, and common findings. The course format includes auditing exercises based on situations typically encountered in many water audits. Course completion will enable attendees to:

    • Know what to audit and how to audit
    • Develop awareness of valuable water auditing resources
    • Become more fluent in the nuances of water compliance

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Feb 05, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Orlando, FL