ISO 14001:2004 Certification/ Registration
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ISO 14001 requirements:-
Top Management must define a policy that is appropriate to the environmental impact of their activities, demonstrating commitment to continually reduce the environmental impact of these activities, providing the framework to set & measure appropriate environmental objectives & targets.
Environmental Aspects/Legal & other requirements
The company must identify & regularly evaluate the environmental aspects/effects of all its activities, determining & regularly evaluating current or changes to relevant environmental legislation & any other requirements to which it subscribes.
Environment: Surroundings in which you operate, including air, water, land, natural resources, flora, fauna, humans and their interrelation.
Environmental Aspect: Element of your activities, products or services that can interact with the environment.
Environmental Impact: The result of your Environmental Aspect. Any change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially resulting from your company’s activities, products or services, e.g. Use of Natural Resources (from aspect – Use of Electricity)
Environmental Objectives, Targets & Programme
The company must set measurable objectives & targets for reducing its impact on the environment directly relating to their significant environmental aspects, relevant environmental legislation & any other requirements to which it subscribes – consistent with its Environmental Policy. A programme for achievement must be established & maintained.
The company must establish written procedures where their absence could cause deviation from its environmental policy, objectives & targets or negatively impact the environment, e.g. Control of Spillages.
Emergency Preparedness & Response
The company must establish, implement & maintain a procedure to identify potential emergency situations & accidents that could have an impact on the environment. The company must prepare & where appropriate, test their response to such situations, e.g. Premises Fire. ISO 14001