Achieving Environmental Standards / Edition 2

Achieving Environmental Standards / Edition 2

by Mike Gilbert, Richard Gould, Chris Sheldon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0273631004

ISBN-13: 9780273631002

Pub. Date: 06/01/1998

Publisher: Trans-Atlantic Publications, Incorporated

Focuses on auditing, planning, implementing and maintaining the environmental management system. The text demonstrates the sound cost savings and public image spin-offs to be made by being environmentally conscious.  See more details below

Overview

Focuses on auditing, planning, implementing and maintaining the environmental management system. The text demonstrates the sound cost savings and public image spin-offs to be made by being environmentally conscious.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780273631002
Publisher:
Trans-Atlantic Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/1998
Series:
Environmental Standards
Edition description:
2 ED
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1Introduction2
2What is an EMS?10
3Financial and legislative benefits22
4The Eco-audit and Management Scheme (EMAS)31
5Comparison of ISO 14001 and ISO 900139
6Managing change44
7Preparing for the planning phase58
8ISO 14001: Frequently asked questions and some answers67
9Obtaining the commitment and establishing the team75
10Action planning: a team workshop84
11The initial environmental review92
12The environmental policy (4.2)110
13Environmental aspects and impacts (4.3.1)120
14Legal and other requirements (4.3.2)142
15Environmental objectives and targets (4.3.3)148
16The environmental management programme (4.3.4)158
17The implementation workshop165
18Establishing management responsibilities and resources (4.4.1)175
19Communications and training (4.4.2/4.4.3)182
20Environmental management documentation (4.4.4/4.4.5)199
21Operational control (4.4.6)209
22Emergency preparedness (4.4.7)222
23Environmental monitoring and control (4.5.1)234
24Corrective and preventive action (4.5.2)244
25Records and record management (4.5.3)250
26Environmental management system audits (4.5.4)257
27Management review (4.6)269
28The final implementation report276
29The self-assessment questionnaire280
30External assessment289
App. 1A quick tour of ISO 14001298
App. 2ISO 14011: Environmental management system audits307
App. 3The ISO 14000 series314
App. 4AIG Consultants Environmental Audit - pre-survey questionnaire315
Index323

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