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MRC ISO 14001 Implementation

  1. 1. ISO 14001: 2004 Implementation and Certification Process at Metal & Recycling Company (Case Study) Issam H. Al-Kahloot Envi. & Occupational Health Specialist Industrial Hygienist - Kuwait Oil Co.
  2. 2. <ul><li>Introduction to ISO 14001 </li></ul><ul><li>About Metal and Recycling Company </li></ul><ul><li>MRC Environmental Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Certification Process </li></ul>ISO 14001: 2004 Implementation and Certification Process at Metal & Recycling Company (Case Study)
  3. 3. Introduction to ISO 14001 Implementation
  4. 4. Introduction to ISO 14001 Implementation <ul><li>Birth Of An EMS Standard September 1996- ISO 14001 EMS </li></ul><ul><li>Modified In Dec 2004 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Environmental Management Systems- Specification With Guidance For Use&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International Organization For Standardization </li></ul><ul><li>ISO 9001 & 9002 QMS created by same organization </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why Pursue Environmental Management? <ul><li>It is less expensive to prevent pollution than to manage it after it is generated. </li></ul><ul><li>It is less expensive to prevent a spill than to clean it up. </li></ul>
  6. 6. ISO 14001 Benefits <ul><li>Market Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MRC has seen ISO 14001 as a door opener for many sections business due to there concern for the environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mechanism to Identify Performance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The EMS has systems to clearly identify performance. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improved Employee Morale </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employees are impressed with their company’s position of being environmentally responsible. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ensuring compliance with regulatory and legal requirements </li></ul>
  7. 7. ISO 14001 Benefits cont. <ul><li>Cost Reductions in Waste </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Reductions in Energy & Raw Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By establishing objectives and targets, energy & materials reductions can be achieved . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recycle Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From plastics to paper to wood – all these recycle programs will reduce waste to the landfill and even generate income to the business. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. ISO 14001 Benefits cont. <ul><li>Reduced Liability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By managing your environmental affairs and controlling your processes, remediation and/or clean-up possibilities can be greatly reduced and/or eliminated; thereby, reducing liability. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improved Performance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MRC have seen through process improvements targeted for environmental affairs that they have actually improved other areas as well; thereby, increasing productivity. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. ISO 14001 Benefits cont. <ul><li>Competitive advantage due to reduced costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As processes are improved and reductions are made, savings are realized. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Employee Involvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ISO 14001 is not a one-person or department operation. It takes everybody in the company to contribute. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improved Public Image </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building public image towards clients, regulatory bodies and other stakeholders </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. ISO 14001 Benefits cont. <ul><li>Enhanced Customer Trust </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ISO 14001 Management Systems are a clear example of being responsible. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improved Awareness of the company’s impact on the environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through awareness, reductions and improvements can be achieved. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Contents </li></ul><ul><li>EMS manual & appendices - identifies EMS documents and relationship to ISO 14001 </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental policy </li></ul><ul><li>Aspects & Impacts, </li></ul><ul><li>objectives & targets </li></ul><ul><li>Legal & other requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental management programs </li></ul>EMS Manual
  12. 12. EMS Manual <ul><li>Contents </li></ul><ul><li>Structure & responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Training matrix </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Work practices </li></ul><ul><li>Master document list </li></ul><ul><li>Master records list </li></ul>
  13. 13. ISO 14001 & Environmental Management Systems
  14. 14. Definitions <ul><li>Env. Management System (EMS): </li></ul><ul><li>the part of 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 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Definitions <ul><li>Env. Aspect : element of an organization’s activities, products or services that can interact with the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Env. Impact : any change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially resulting from an organization’s activities, products or services </li></ul>
  16. 18. Definitions <ul><li>Env. Objective : overall … goal, arising from the … policy, … which is quantified where practicable </li></ul><ul><li>Env. Target : detailed performance requirement, quantified where practicable, ... that needs to be set and met in order to achieve ... (the stated objective) ... </li></ul>
  17. 19. Definitions <ul><li>Environmental Performance : measurable results of the environmental management system, related to an organization's control of its environmental aspects, based on its environmental policy, objectives and targets </li></ul>
  18. 20. Definitions <ul><li>Env. Management Program : documented plan for achieving an objective & target that includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Means </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time frames </li></ul></ul>
  19. 21. Facility-wide Department by Department Core of the EMS Aspects Legal Requirements A B C Departments Review Legal and Other Requirements Evaluate for Significance Regulated Potential Release Energy and Business Plan Env. Load Significant Aspects Not Significant
  20. 22. Categorize Objectives and Targets Develop Environmental Management Programs “ Project Plan” Core of the EMS Develop Procedures and Work Practices  Tasks, Responsible Parties, Time Frames  Operational Controls  Monitoring and Measurement EMP’s Procedures Work Prt.1 Work Prt.2 Work Prt.3 Objectives and Targets Environmental Management Programs Procedures/Work Practices Control/ Maintain (e.g., Regulatory Compliance) Improvement (e.g., Energy Reduction) Study (e.g., Feasibility Study) Significant Aspects
  21. 24. ISO 14001 Elements
  22. 25. ISO 14001 Elements : Planning
  23. 26. ISO 14001 Elements 4.4 Implementation and Operation Communication 4.4.2 4.4.4 4.4.3 Training , Awareness and Competence EMS Documentation Document Control Operational Control 4.4.5 4.4.6 4.4.7 Emergency Preparedness and Response 4.4.1 Structure and Responsibility
  24. 27. ISO 14001 Elements 4.5 Checking and Corrective Action Records Non-Conformance & Corrective & Preventive Action 4.5.4 4.5.1 4.5.3 4.5.2 EMS Audit Monitoring & Measurement
  25. 28. ISO 14001 Elements
  26. 29. Registration Process <ul><li>Certification Audit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-assessment review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Main audit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Surveillance audits </li></ul><ul><li>Re-certification audit </li></ul>
  27. 30. Registration Process <ul><li>Certification Audit </li></ul><ul><li>Main audit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Major & minor nonconformance's </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Auditors recommend, Registrar decides </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate of registration good for 3 years. </li></ul>
  28. 31. Registration Process <ul><li>Surveillance Audits </li></ul><ul><li>At least annually </li></ul><ul><li>Proof of continual EMS improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Look for systemic problems </li></ul><ul><li>Major nonconformance could effect </li></ul><ul><li>re-certification </li></ul>
  29. 32. Registration Process <ul><li>Re-Certification Audits </li></ul><ul><li>Every three years by Registrar’s </li></ul><ul><li>auditors </li></ul><ul><li>Same approach as Certification Audit </li></ul>
  30. 33. Metal and Recycling Company (MRC) <ul><li>About MRC </li></ul><ul><li>Established in 1987 </li></ul><ul><li>A Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) Member, </li></ul><ul><li>An ISO 14001:2004 certified since Mar 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>A Publicly Traded Company in the Kuwait Stock Exchange Market since 1995. </li></ul><ul><li>A leading company that provides spent material management and trading, innovative recycling solutions and auction management </li></ul><ul><li>MRC’s strategy “Environmentally Committed” reflects the company’s commitment to protect and preserve a clean healthy environment.   </li></ul>
  31. 34. <ul><li>MRC occupies a huge industrial area of over 2 million Sq.m in East Amghara and Mina Abdullah and has a significant fleet of vehicles and machinery for the handling, transportation and collection of metals, plastics, batteries, oil, paper and other materials. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Shredder plant: 50 Tons/H (old vehicle) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Plastic Plant: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Cable Stripping Line: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Non-Ferrous Separator (NFS): Gas cutting (Yard) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Used Beverage Cans (UBC) Baler: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Card-Board Baler: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Shear and Baler: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics: 90 vehicles </li></ul></ul></ul>Metal and Recycling Company (MRC)
  32. 36. Metal and Recycling Company Environmental Management System & Environmental Integrity Manual
  33. 37. Environmental Management System <ul><li>4.2 Environmental Policy (1) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>develop a statement of the organization’s commitment to the environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.3 Planning   </li></ul><ul><li>4.3.1 Environmental Aspects and Impacts : ( 2 ) </li></ul><ul><li>identify environmental attributes of products, activities and services and their effects on the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>4.3.2 Legal and Other Requirements (3) </li></ul><ul><li>identify and ensure access to relevant laws and regulations. </li></ul><ul><li>4.3.3 Objectives and Targets : (4) </li></ul><ul><li>set environmental goals for the organization. </li></ul><ul><li>4.3.4 Environmental Management Program : (5) </li></ul><ul><li>plan actions to achieve objectives and targets. </li></ul>
  34. 38. Environmental Management System <ul><li>4.4.1 Structure and Responsibility : (6) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>establish roles and responsibilities within the organization . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.4.2 Training, Awareness and Competence: (7) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ensure that employees are aware and capable of their environmental responsibilities. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.4.3 Communication: (8) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>develop processes for internal and external communication on environmental management issues. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.4.4 EMS Documentation: (9) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>maintain information about the EMS and related documents. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.4.5 Document Control: (10) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ensure effective management of procedures and other documents. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.4.6 Operational Control: (11) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>identify, plan and manage the organization’s operations and activities in line with the policy, objectives and targets, and significant aspects. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.4.7 Emergency Preparedness and Response: (12) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>develop procedures for preventing and responding to potential emergencies. </li></ul></ul>4.4 Implementation And Operation
  35. 39. Environmental Management System <ul><li>4.5.1 Monitoring and Measuring: (13) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>monitor key activities and track performance including periodic compliance evaluation. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.5.2 Nonconformance and Corrective & Preventive Action : ( 14) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>identify and correct problems and prevent recurrences. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.5.3 Control of Records : ( 15) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>keep adequate records of EMS performance. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.5.4 EMS Audit : ( 16) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>periodically verify that the EMS is effective and achieving objectives and targets. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4.6.1 Management Review . (17) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>review the EMS. </li></ul></ul>4.5 Checking And Corrective Action. 
  36. 40. 6067 Total civil concrete area 108 sq,mt 18 m x 6 m Floor Alteration work VEHICLE WASHING AREA 7 414 sq,mt 18 m x  23 m Near labour resting room VEHICLE PARKING AREA 6 38 5.5 m x 7 m 3. Fuel station (Adjacent to garage extension)     147 21 m x 7 m 2. Extension of Garage ( only flooring)     50 sq,mt 10 m x 5 m 1. For storing Hydraulic oil- Near stores VEHICLE WORKSHOP 5 1200 30 m x 40 m Combined. Chemical & oil containers may be stored at southern end towards Swedish Co. CABLES CUTTING AREA & STORAGE OF CHEMICAL & OIL CONTAINERS 4 50 sq,mt 5 m x 10 m A new set up for this process is proposed with shelter, acid resistant flooring with drain facility. BATTERY ACID DRAIN 3 1500 30 m x 50 m Opp. To Worker's resting room GAS CUTTING UNIT 2 840 20 m x  42m Screening Area -Rectangular     1270 30 m x 30 m Material feed -semi circle epicentering Seram crane SHREDDER 1 TOTAL AREA AREA SIZE DETAILS LOCATION S.No
  37. 41. Logistics Logistics Quantitative measurement & record maintenance The generation of final waste disposal from operation 7 Operation & Maintenance Operation / Maintenance / Env . team Electrical, water, oil - Energy consumption & waste index has to prepared To ascertain Energy Consumption 6 Maintenance Maintenance Periodical maintenance / check list & Inspection To control oli leakage from pump, gearbox, hydrolic units . 5 Safety Dep't Safety Dep't Noise level meter has to be procured to measure noise at different operational zones . To monitor noise emission 4 Operation / Commercial Operation Screening to avoid explosion and emission of toxic gases . The feed material to the shredder has to be screened for prevention of entry of materials like pressure containers, gasoline tanks, Inflammable containers, etc ., 3 Operation Operation ( b ) Providing concrete platform around shredder area - to avoid sand & fine dust entering into shredder .     Operation / HR Environmental Team ( a ) Monitoring & Measurements M / s . KSIR &EPA to be contacted - for sample analysis Emission of Dust particles 2   Environmental Team - Informed about identified Aspects and Impacts at the shredder area 1 BUDGET HEAD PLAN RESPONSIBILITY ACTION TO BE TAKEN DISSCUSSED POINTS S . No
  38. 73. Protecting the Environment is Everyone’s Job, And So Is Maintaining the EMS!