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Implementing an Environmental Management System for ISO 14001

CICS

Course Description

This two-day course is designed for delegates seeking to either create, or improve upon, an environmental management system (EMS) for their organisation. The course is highly interactive and enables delegates to learn through discussion and practice. There are no power-point presentations! Course Objectives The objectives for the course comprise: Explore the background to ISO 14001: 2004 Examine the requirements of ISO 14001: 2004 Consider why an effective EMS is important Explore how to implement an EMS to meet the requirements of ISO 14001 Course Delivery In delivering the course objectives, some of the modules will include: A clause-by-clause analysis of ISO 14001:2004 An introduction to environmental legislation, and an exploration of some key items of legislation A detailed consideration of ISO 14001's aspects and impacts including an outline of methods for determining the significance of aspects Exploring a framework for presenting objectives and targets, and management programmes Introducing a simple technique of ?gap analysis' in the context of ISO 14001 Considering the ?hurdles'/barriers in the way of establishing an effective EMS Identifying the important next stages in establishing an effective EMS Exploring the merits of integrated management systems. Course Delivery and Content The method of delivery is informal and interactive. A variety of exercises are established creating opportunities for questions and group discussion. Furthermore, delegates are encouraged to bring along either planned, or existing, elements of their organisation's environmental management system for discussion and appraisal.

This two-day course is designed for delegates seeking to either create, or improve upon, an environmental management system (EMS) for their organisation. The course is highly interactive and enables delegates to learn through discussion and practice. There are no power-point presentations! Course Objectives The objectives for the course comprise: Explore the background to ISO 14001: 2004 Examine...

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