An Introduction to ISO14001

By: S. A. Associates Management Training Co  04/11/2010
Keywords: accredited courses

 

Introduction

This full-day course is designed for directors, managers and supervisors from businesses and companies considering implementing ISO14001, the International Standard for Environmental Management Systems. It is an interesting blend of PowerPoint slides and interactive workshops, designed both to give an insight into the level of commitment required for certification and to provide the momentum for an immediate start.

The Trainer

Peter Nolan one of our leading environmental trainers is an environmental practitioner specialising in ISO14001 and EMAS. He is an accredited environmental management trainer for CIEH and IOSH. He is a full member of IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment) and an EARA-registered environmental auditor. He writes his own courses, based on his wide experience in helping companies from a variety of sectors to implement environmental management systems.

The Course

·         to understand the nature of ISO14001 certification

·         to understand the financial costs and savings/benefits to the company

·         to realise the necessary resources necessary to achieve it

·         to see how certification can be readily achieved by a step-by-step methodology

Contents

§  Global Issues

§  European and UK Response

§  UK Legislation

§  Principles of Environmental Management

§  Environmental Policy

§  Registers of Significant Environmental Aspects

§  Environmental Risk Assessments and Tests of Significance

§  Register of Environmental Legislation, Regulations etc.

§  Setting Environmental Objectives and Targets

§  Management Programmes and Action Plans

§  Structure and Responsibility

§  Environmental Training

§  Internal and External Communications

§  Environmental Manual, Procedures and Operation Control Mechanisms

§  Emergency Preparedness and Response

§  Environmental Monitoring and Measurements

§  Documents and Records

§  Environmental Audits

§  Management Reviews

§  Link between ISO9001 and ISO14001

·         Creating an Aspects Register

·         Writing an Environmental Policy

·         Action Planning for Continual Improvement

·         Auditing your EMS

Each candidate will receive a printout of the slides, printed 6 per page, double-sided for resource efficiency.

Worksheets for each workshop will be provided.

The course will conclude with a short assessment paper (15 minutes) in the form of true/false and multi-choice questions.

 

Keywords: accredited courses

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