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Limerick-founded SME Kelmac Group collaborates with Lero on a €280,000 R&D Project

February 08, 2017

Limerick-founded SME Kelmac Group collaborates with Lero on a €280,000 R&D project to transform it into global internet player–       Kelmac Group® to double Irish workforce and open international R&D technology centre at Plassey Technological Park, Limerick Limerick, Wednesday, 8th February, 2017: Kelmac Group®, a Limerick based standards and compliance company, is collaborating with Lero, the Irish … Continue reading Limerick-founded SME Kelmac Group collaborates with Lero on a €280,000 R&D Project


Brian Lyons

Professional Services Manager

ISO 14001 – Your Organization, Your Environment

December 31, 2015

ISO 14001 is the world most popular environmental management system standard. As of 2013 it is currently implemented by 301,647 [1]organisations worldwide, so it must obviously work and its voluntary! Environmental management is all about how a company interacts with the environment and how it manages that interaction. It’s where the company figures out how it interacts with the environment and decides how best to control and manage its products, services and activities that affect the environment. In simple terms, ISO 14001:2004 is about putting a structured management approach in place that lets you identify your interactions (aspects and impacts), figure out which ones need to be managed closely (significant aspects),…


Dr. Martin Knox

QMS, EMS, OHS Lead Assessor & Trainer

Why ISO 14001 Certification?

May 09, 2015

Why control emissions to the environment? Why regulate emissions to water air and soil? Why bother with heritage and the environmental impacts of developments? Why conserve water and energy? Why protect the soil, surface water and groundwater? Why manage the already very limited drinking water sources? The main reason for behaving responsibly in relation to environmental protection is to conserve the earth’s resources for present and future generations and to manage these resources in a sustainable way thereby lowering impacts on soil, water and the atmosphere. The current and increasing rate of use of the earth’s resources is clearly not sustainable. We will run out of oil eventually. The ever increasing use of coal in Ch…


Brian Lyons

Professional Services Manager

ISO 14001 – Your Organization, Your Environment

March 09, 2015

ISO 14001 is the world most popular environmental management system standard. As of 2013 it is currently implemented by 301,647 [1]organisations worldwide, so it must obviously work and its voluntary! Environmental management is all about how a company interacts with the environment and how it manages that interaction. It’s where the company figures out how it interacts with the environment and decides how best to control and manage its products, services and activities that affect the environment. In simple terms, ISO 14001:2004 is about putting a structured management approach in place that lets you identify your interactions (aspects and impacts), figure out which ones need to be managed closely (significant aspects),…


Brian Lyons

Professional Services Manager

Managing Legal Requirements – A 5 Step Process

March 09, 2015

So what does this mean for your organization and how do you meet these requirements, given that, and I assume, you’re not an attorney or legal expert? Let’s look at this requirement in 5 simple steps: What does “legal and other requirements” actually mean? How do I find out what these “legal and other requirements” are? There are tonnes of legal requirements! How do I narrow this down to my company? How do I show evidence of compliance? How do I keep up to date? Let’s look at these steps one by one……….. What does “legal and other requirements” actually mean? Clause 4.2.3 of both ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 require an organization to have a procedure…

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