MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS A MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CONSTITUTES
MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS All coming together to ensure that the company objectives and targets are met
Definitions An EMS objective is an overall goal arising from the environmental policy statement set by the organization. An EMS target is a detailed measurable performance requirement related to the objective.
WHAT IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM? The ISO 14001 Definition
“The overall management system that includes organizational structure, planning activities, responsibilities, practices, procedures, processes and resources for developing, implementing, achieving, reviewing and maintaining the environmental policy .”
4.2 Non-conformance and corrective and preventive action
4.4 Environmental management system audit
5 Management review
ISO 14000 Standard Title / Description 14000 Guide to Environmental Management Principles, Systems and Supporting Techniques 14001 Environmental Management Systems - Specification with Guidance for Use 14010 Guidelines for Environmental Auditing - General Principles of Environmental Auditing 14011 Guidelines for Environmental Auditing - Audit Procedures 1: Environmental Management Systems 14012 Guidelines for Environmental Auditing - Qualification Criteria for Environmental Auditors
ISO 14000 14013/15 Guidelines for Environmental Auditing - Audit Programmes, Reviews & Assessments 14020/23 Environmental Labeling 14024 Environmental Labeling - Practitioner Programs - Guiding Principles, Practices and Certification Procedures of Multiple Criteria Programs 14031/32 Guidelines on Environmental Performance Evaluation 14040/43 Life Cycle Assessment General Principles and Practices 14050 Glossary 14060 Guide for the Inclusion of Environmental Aspects in Product Standards
IBM strongly encouraging it suppliers to register to ISO140001
General Motors has announced that it will require all of its suppliers to be certified to the ISO 14001 Standard by December 31, 2002.
The EMS Plan, Do, Check, Act Cycle (e.g., ISO 14001)
Measurement and Monitoring
EMS Nonconformance and Corrective Actions
Roles and Responsibilities
Training and Communication
EMS Document Control
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Objectives and Targets
Environmental Mgmt. Programs
Environmental Policy Management Review
An objective of EMS is to reduce environmental impacts. Below are ways you can support this objective:
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Reduce your use of resources such as water. Reuse resources such as office supplies Recycle all batteries, paper, electronics, toner cartridges, metal scraps, metal cans, glass and plastic containers, and fluorescent light bulbs, etc.
Purchasing Requirements – Government purchasing agents, including credit card holders, are required to follow the Affirmative (Green) Procurement Plan.
Carpool – Conserve fuel by carpooling to field sites or other work related destinations.
What Managers and Supervisors Need to Do Provide support to change habits
Old habits die hard.
Employees need support through both motivational and technical hurdles.
Initial training and periodic refreshers are essential to continuing pollution prevention success.
Being a good environmental steward is every DOI employee’s business.
Performing your job in an environmentally safe and sound manner benefits us all by protecting the health of the surrounding ecosystem, preserving resources for future generations, being good neighbors, minimizing mission impact due to non-compliance issues, and saving money by decreasing wasted resources.