compliance consulting

E&M Design Solutions offers services for Quality, Utilities and Safety Compliance. Our compliance consulting strategies include process development and maintenance, as well as training courses and auditing services. Clients appreciate our no-nonsense approach and expertise to keep your business compliant and certified.

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This service includes implementation of a Quality Management System (QMS) capable of compliance or registration with many of the major ISO standards required for your business. Starting with a baseline assessment, we work to develop a system that best integrates your current processes with the requirements of the standard.


QMS development -

Development of a QMS system that meets the requirements of the Standard while supporting and improving the conduct of your business.

QMS documentation -

Generation of documents related to all aspects of QMS using established industry and ISO compliance templates.

QMS maintenance & monitoring -

Development of tools to monitor and measure QMS effectiveness, including internal auditor programs, corrective action systems, preventative action systems, and calibration systems.

Industry expertise -

Your business is in good hands with EMDS’s quality compliance consulting in the following industries: Automotive, Food Manufacturing, Food Service,  Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Manufacturing, Medical Equipment, and Office Furniture.

globe valve connected to steel pipe in factory representing a type of utility compliance consulting


Like our Quality Consulting arm above, our utilities consultant offers QMS development, documentation, maintenance and monitoring. OSHA procedures and training are also offered, including Lock Out/Tag Out,  10/30 Safe Workplace training, equipment testing procedures (portable electric equipment, steam traps, backflow prevention, and air leak surveys), OSHA hazardous work permitting, and work instructions for safe machine operation. Utilities Compliance differs from Quality Consulting in that utilities compliance is targeted at helping companies meet global, federal, state, regional and local regulations and certifications related to Utilities.


steam -

A utilities consultant for steam ensures conformance to Steam and Combustion Systems compliance as it relates to mechanical integrity, combustion tuning, preventive maintenance, water treatment and the overall health of industrial boiler systems and gas fired air handling units. This program also covers your business’ licensing inspections and renewals to ensure they are completed as required per local and state regulations.

refrigeration -

Systems designed to achieve and maintain compliance with OSHA, EPA and Corporate audits for industrial ammonia systems comprise EMDS’s refrigeration utilities consulting. In addition, we are available to monitor operations and conduct or consult on preventative maintenance.

compressed air -

Utilities Consulting for Compressed Air Systems is designed to achieve compliance with published ISO requirements for compressed air. These include standards covering machinery safety, pressure-equipment safety, environmental and electrical requirements.

water -

Assisting Quality Departments and Operators with EPA, Public Water Systems and Certified Laboratory report evaluations are components covered by our water utility consultant. The program is designed to ensure compliance with World Health Organization and the Safe Drinking Water Act regulatory programs.

legionella -

Utilities consulting for Legionella ensure industrial water systems are compliant with local, state, federal and corporate regulations. Monitor preventative efforts to eliminate instances of Legionella.

person holding noise-reducing headphones standing in front of a circular saw, representing loto lockout tagout procedureSAFETY COMPLIANCE

EMDS Safety Compliance Consulting includes program development, documentation and evaluation support specific to your manufacturing sector. The process is designed for OSHA safety compliance in accordance with its standards.


Lock Out / Tag Out

Assist in developing and implementing practices and procedures to safeguard employees from the unexpected:

  • Energization or startup of machinery and equipment, or
  • The release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities.

Areas of expertise include: Equipment, Pressurized Lines, Electrical, and Hazardous Chemicals.

OSHA 10/30 Authorized Training

The OSHA 10/30 training courses are designed to drive awareness of common job-related safety and health hazards and responsibilities. The 10-hour class is intended to drive awareness for workers, while the 30-hour class is targeted at supervisors or workers with some safety responsibility.

Hazardous Work Permitting

Our safety compliance consultant assists in securing an OSHA Hazardous Work Permit for your company. This is accomplished by preparing documentation that details the safeguards you have in place to protect an employee who’s been assigned a particularly dangerous job function. They include jobs such as working in a confined space, welding and cutting, or working on “live” electrical equipment. Our experience includes documentation and permitting for: Hot Work, Confined Space, Safe Work, and High Voltage.

Safety Program Development

Safety compliance for machine operation is critical for a safe workplace. Our consultant will help your company develop work instructions for Safe Machine Operation including risk identification, control measures, training requirements, protective equipment and more.   

OSHA Supported Standards

Include but are not limited to:

• ISO 9001
• ISO 13485
• ISO 14001 / 50001
• ISO 18000
• ISO 22000
• IATF 16949
• M 1003