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Randy Daily
Consultant, Auditor, Trainer

General Overview  


Randy has most recently worked as a fulltime management systems auditor and instructor for a global leader in 3rd party management system certification and training. Randy brings a simplified outlook and approach to management systems and training as a result of the experience he gained from municipal law enforcement, military service, and from his industrial and service contract industry work. Randy is a former municipal law enforcement officer and is a retired US military veteran, having served in the active and reserve components of the United States Marine Corps and United States Army for over 28 years.


Randy possesses a Bachelor's in Occupational Health and Safety, and Master’s in Business Administration.


Industry Experience


Randy’s personal work and auditing experience ranges from automotive parts and repair to aerospace electronics and space systems manufacturing, aviation maintenance, medical laboratories, consumer electronics, petroleum and chemical industry, government contracting, government service and the food industry to name a few. Randy also has an extensive human resources, logistics, business administration and mass training background derived from his high-level criminal justice, military and public sector background, as well as positions entailing responsibility for complex and extended operational realignments.


Randy has successfully conducted hundreds of ISO based management systems audits as both team member and team lead since 2001 while working for 3rd party Certification Bodies across the globe. As a certification body Client Manager Randy managed the audit and certification programs for single certificate clients, multiple certificate and integrated system clients and multi-site clients gaining practical working knowledge of the relationship of 3rd party certifiers to their clients.


Course Qualifications


Randy is a RABQSA certified Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor, and a certified Lead Auditor by an accredited 3rd party Certification Body in:

  • Quality Management Systems,
  • Environmental Management Systems,
  • Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems
  • Energy Management Systems,
  • Responsible Care Management System (RCMS) & Responsible Care RC14001

Randy is also a trained Greenhouse Gas Verifier.


Randy has developed and instructed all levels of EMS, OH&S and QMS courses including accredited EMS Lead Auditor, QMS Lead Auditor and OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor certification courses, Energy Management, Integrated Management Systems and selected AS9100 and AS9110 courses and has authored many internationally accredited training course offerings.


Trade Membership


Randy holds nationally and internationally recognized professional certifications and licenses from private organizations and government agencies: 

Responsible Care Management Systems Lead Auditor (RCMS & RC14001) Board of Environmental, Health & Safety Auditor Certifications;

Environmental Management System Lead Auditor (EMS-LA) – RABQSA/Exemplar;

Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic (A&P) – US Federal Aviation Administration.


Randy has been a contributor to Environmental Systems Update newsletter, has had articles published in trade publications and has participated in revisions to ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001.

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Public Training

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