SALEM is an update service for environmental, health and safety, quality, energy efficiency, and food safety legislation both at national and international levels designed to satisfy the current needs of businesses around the world in relation to legal compliance.

Our legal consultancy service extends to more than 50 countries around the world, and is backed by over 25 years of experience in the sector.


With SALEM, clients can have their legal requirements identified, assessed, and updated automatically. Our expert service covers legislation set out in the UNE-EN ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO 45000, ISO 50001, and others like ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ISO 37301, ISO 39001 standards, as well as the European Commission’s eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS).

SALEM is an interactive application that allows you to carry out compliance assessments of legal requirements in an easy, user-friendly way. You are able to leave comments, attach the evidence and reuse the information of one installation for another and the compliance reports of the present or past years for the following.

As global experts in this field, Applus+ can offer a package of complementary services, such as:

  • LEGAL CONSULTING: personalized expert counsel and assistance by our legal team with wide experience in the fields of environment, health and safety, energy efficiency, quality, and food safety.
    • TECHNICAL LEGAL REQUIREMENT IDENTIFICATION REPORTS: new activity or facility offers, design, construction, operation or shutdown, etc.; detached workers abroad; exportation of food products: labeling, additives, etc
  • TRAINING: we provide training regarding environmental, health and safety, and energy efficiency legislation, both national and international, applicable to your company.


  • LEGAL COMPLIANCE AUDITING: audits comprise critical and systematic compliance tests carried out by our legal and technical teams, independent from the audited system, with the aim of producing an impartial, competent report that reflects the legal compliance status of your facilities.



SALEM can provide country-specific legal updates in the following fields:

  • Environment
  • Energy efficiency
  • Industrial safety
  • Health and safety at work
  • Food safety and quality

Clients can gain the following benefits from using SALEM:

  • Compliance with the requirements of ISO standards
  • Avoidance of fines and penalties arising from non-compliance
  • Avoidance of the sheer complexity of keeping up-to-date with the huge volume of legislation
  • A permanent legal-consulting service

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