BNA Auditor™

Bloomberg BNA and Specialty Technical Publishers present BNA Auditor™, a web-based environment, health and safety compliance auditing tool that combines regularly updated state and federal content with concise, expert guidance.



BNA Auditor™ is a customizable, easy-to-use tool, designed to save you time and money, minimize risk, and help you demonstrate due diligence:

  • Assess a facility's compliance with all applicable federal and state environmental regulations.
  • Customize your audit by selecting just those modules that apply to your facility, or by adding corporate standards or site-specific requirements.
  • Compare state details with relevant federal requirements at the right point in your audit checklists.
  • Rely on the detailed instructions, auditor guide notes, field-tested checklists, and accurate quarterly updates.
  • Quickly identify areas of conformance and nonconformance, improvement opportunities, and more with the Auditor Scorecard.
  • Link directly to the text of any relevant federal or state citation.
  • Save, share, and export your EHS audit checklists.
  • Generate audit and compliance management reports.

BNA Auditor™ has recently been enhanced to help you become even more effective:

  • A streamlined user interface
  • Update flags on the homepage (so you never miss a change)
  • A new “Updates Archive” feature to easily view all applicable regulatory updates

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Background Information
• Provides overview and applicability summaries of federal and state regulations for environment and safety.
• Key compliance definitions.

Pre-Audit/Pre-Assessment Preparation
• List of all documents, reports, and files to be gathered for review prior to an on-site audit or inspection.

Compliance Rulebooks (Audit Protocols)
• Detailed summaries of regulatory requirements.
• Links to over 45,000 citations 
• Provides access to the relevant regulatory requirement in full text.
Guide Notes
• Expert guidance to help you determine applicability.
• Specific compliance elements to look for, including practices, conditions, or situations that could indicate potential problems.
• Direction on how to verify compliance.

• A customizable spreadsheet allowing the quick recording of a facility’s compliance status with each regulatory requirement including a list of applicable state and federal regulations.

Quarterly Updates
• Detailed release notes for all topics and states.
• Flagged changes for topics in saved templates.


  • Air quality
  • Asbestos
  • Audit privilege
  • Drinking water
  • Facility management systems
  • Hazardous materials
  • Hazardous wastes
  • Ionizing radiation (NRC licenses)
  • Lead-based paint
  • Oil and petroleum
  • Operator certification (POTW)
  • PCBs
  • Pesticides
  • Solid wastes
  • Storage tanks (UST, AST)
  • Toxic substances
  • Underground storage tanks
  • Wastewater
  • Wetlands
Safety Topics
  • Brazing
  • Chemical exposures
  • Compressed gases
  • Confined spaces
  • Controls
  • Cutting
  • Diving
  • Electrical
  • Excavations
  • Fire protection
  • General environmental
  • General industry
  • Hand-held tools
  • Hazard communication
  • Hazardous materials
  • ISO 9000
  • Lockout/tagout
  • Machinery
  • Materials handling
  • Means of egress
  • Medical/first-aid
  • Occupational health
  • Personal protection
  • Powered platforms
  • Record keeping
  • Process safety
  • Walking/working surfaces
  • Welding
OSHA Construction Topics (Federal only)
  • Blasting and use of explosives
  • Commercial diving operations
  • Concrete and masonry
  • Cranes, derricks, hoists, and lifts
  • Demolition
  • Electrical
  • Excavations
  • Fall protection
  • Fire protection and prevention
  • General safety and health
  • Hand and power tools
  • Hazardous waste operations and emergency response
  • Materials handling
  • Occupational exposures and environmental controls
  • Personal protective and life saving equipment
  • Power transmission and distribution
  • Process safety management
  • Recordkeeping and posting
  • Rollover protection equipment
  • Scaffolding
  • Signs, signals, and barricades
  • Stairways and ladders
  • Steel erection
  • Toxic and hazardous substances
  • Underground construction, caissons, cofferdams, and compressed air
  • Welding and cutting
DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation & Motor Carrier Safety Topics (Federal only)
  • Hazardous materials transportation
  • Hazardous materials transported by aircraft
  • Hazardous materials transported by motor vehicle
  • Hazardous materials transported by rail
  • Hazardous materials transported by vessel
  • Motor carrier safety
Pipeline Safety Topics (Federal only)
  • Alcohol Misuse Prevention and Anti-Drug Program
  • Hazardous liquid and carbon dioxide transportation
  • Liquefied natural gas systems
  • Natural gas systems
FIFRA Topics (Federal only)
  • General requirements and storage
  • Pesticide containers (including labeling and repackaging requirements)
  • Producers and refillers
  • Worker protection
  • Pesticide containment structures
  • Federal applicator certification
Fire Code Management of Hazardous Materials Topics
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • NFPA, Uniform Fire Code™
  • International Fire Code
  • Uniform Fire Code™
Greenhouse Gas Management
(Federal only)

Air Quality Industry Specific
MACT Standards (Federal Only)
  • Coating Industry Operations
  • Hazardous Waste Combustors
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Pesticide Active Ingredient Production
  • Petroleum Products Manufacturing
  • Site Remediation
  • Upstream Oil and Natural Gas
  • Processing
Air Quality Management in
Santa Barbara California

Onshore & Offshore Upstream Oil &
Gas Operations (Federal Only)



Analysis, guidance, and primary source material.

Formats and Frequency

Updated quarterly.
For more details on customization options, contact your Bloomberg BNA Representative by calling Customer Relations at 800.372.1033 (M-F 8:00am-8:00pm, excluding most federal holidays).