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Elements of an ISO 14000 EMS

  1. Environmental policy — Develop a statement of your organization’s commitment to the environment. Use this policy as a framework for planning and action.
  2. Environmental aspects — Identify environmental attributes of your products, activities and services. Determine those that could have significant impacts on the environment.

  3. Legal and other requirements — Identify and ensure access to relevant laws and regulations (and other requirements to which your organization adheres).
  4. Objectives and targets — Establish environmental goals for your organization, in line with your policy, environmental impacts, views of interested parties and other factors.
  5. Environmental management program — Plan actions to achieve objectives and targets.
  6. Structure and responsibility — Establish roles and responsibilities and provide resources.
  7. Training, awareness and competence — Ensure that your employees are trained and capable of carrying out their environmental responsibilities.
  8. Communication — Establish processes for internal and external communications on environmental management issues.
  9. EMS documentation — Maintain information on your EMS and related documents.
  10. Document control — Ensure effective management of procedures and other system documents.
  11. Operational control — Identify, plan and manage your operations and activities in line with your policy, objectives and targets.
  12. Emergency preparedness and response — Identify potential emergencies and develop procedures for preventing and responding to them.
  13. Monitoring and measurement — Monitor key activities and track performance.
  14. Nonconformance and corrective and preventive action — Identify and correct problems and prevent recurrences.
  15. Records — Keep adequate records of EMS performance.
  16. EMS audit — Periodically verify that your EMS is operating as intended.
  17. Management review — Periodically review your EMS with an eye to continual improvement.
     

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