Audit Services

Audit Services

Dickson Environmental Consulting and Audit can plan and conduct internal and external audits to help you meet your obligations to internal and external stakeholders, clients, certification bodies and regulators


Dickson Environmental Consulting and Audit can plan and conduct internal and external audits to help you meet your obligations to internal and external stakeholders, clients, certification bodies and regulators.

At DECA, we have extensive experience in Environmental, OHS and Quality auditing including Management System Standards (ISO 14001, AS/NZS 4801, OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001), NSW Guidelines, Environmental Management Plans, OHS and environmental legislative requirements, Licences and Permits, OFSC criteria, Conditions of Consent/Approval etc.

Julie Dickson has been conducting compliance and management system audits for over 20 years and is a registered Lead Environmental auditor and Lead OHS auditor with Exemplar Global and a qualified Lead Quality auditor . She works with a number of Certification Bodies in certifying client's management systems to the International and Australian Management System Standards.

With the formal release of the revised ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015 in September 2015, Julie has undertaken formal training and competency assessments in relation to the changes and has conducted many transition audits to the new standard. We can assist you to successfully transition to the new standards.

The final draft (DIS) of the new ISO 45001 Safety standard was published in December 2017 and is due for publication in March 2018 - we can also assist you in preparing for migration to this new international standard.

?Julie is also an approved environmental auditor with the NSW Department of Planning and has conducted several independent audits against the Ministers Conditions of Approval on several major construction projects including: Port Botany Expansion Project, the associated Grade Separation Works, the Bulk Liquids Berth 2 project at Port Botany the Passenger Cruise terminal at White Bay and NorthConnex Hornsby Quarry construction spoil management project.

Julie is on a number of government and private industry environmental and safety audit panels selected through a competitive open tendering process. She is also often recommended for audit projects through word-of-mouth due to ongoing client satisfaction.

Our approach to internal auditing is designed to add value and provide comprehensive services that can help you demonstrate conformance and due diligence. We will work closely with you to define the scope of your audits to provide the best value for money and optimal outcomes.

Our external/independent auditing services are designed to ensure that your contractors, subcontractors or other third parties are conforming to your expectations. We can work with your own protocols, or we can develop tools, checklists and audit report formats to meet specific obligations as required.