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Title: Environmental compliance audit of Glaxo Wellcome, Ulverston, Cumbria
Author: Environment Agency North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
In September 1996 a team of six inspectors from The Environment Agency carried out an audit over a full week at the Glaxo Wellcome Site in Ulverston, Cumbria. It was the first audit of its kind in the North West to involve representatives from all three organisations which formed the Agency in April 96 - Her Majestys Inspectorate of Pollution, the National Rivers Authority, and the local Waste Regulation Authority. The aim of the audit was to assess the Companys compliance with its environmental requirements as set out in its authorisations issued under Integrated Pollution Control, the registrations issued under the Radioactive Substances Act 1993, and the relevant Waste Management regulations. The report presents the findings of the team at the time of the audit. Part A covers the General and Site Wide Issues which were common throughout all areas of the site. Part B contains the detailed reports of the separate areas which were audited. The overall impression of the team was that Glaxo Wellcome showed a high level of understanding and commitment to environmental protection throughout the Ulverston site. The site performed better than average for the industry, based on the inspectors judgment backed up by the revised Operator Performance Appraisal method, which is described in the report.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Warrington
Subject Keywords: AuditingEnvironmental protectionWaste disposalIndustrial buildingsInspectionIndustrial wastes
Geographic Keywords: Ulverston
Extent: 117
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