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Table of ContentsPREFACE
CHAPTER 1 -- GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER 2 -- ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
1. Formulate an environmental policy appropriate to the organization's environmental impacts of its activities, products and services.
2. Ensure that the environmental policy provides a framework for setting environmental objectives and targets.
3. Include in the environmental policy a commitment to continual improvement.
4. Include in the environmental policy a commitment to prevention of pollution.
5. Include in the environmental policy a commitment to comply with environmental regulations.
6. Document and implement the environmental policy and communicate it to all employees.
7. Ensure that the environmental policy is available to the public.
CHAPTER 3 -- PLANNING
8. Identify environmental aspects of the organization's activities, products and services.
9. Select those environmental aspects that can be controlled, or over which the organization can be expected to have influence.
10. Select significant environmental aspects using a disciplined and objective methodology for evaluating importance of environmental impacts.
11. Identify and have access to applicable legislative, regulatory and other requirements.
12. Establish and maintain documented environmental objectives and targets at all relevant functions within the organization.
13. Ensure that significant environmental aspects are considered in setting environmental objectives and targets.
14. Ensure that legal and other requirements are considered in setting environmental objectives and targets.
15. Ensure that views of interested parties are considered in setting environmental objectives and targets.
16. Ensure that objectives and targets are consistent with the environmental policy, including the commitment to prevention of pollution.
17. Establish management programs for achieving environmental objectives and targets.
18. Assign responsibility for achieving environmental objectives and targets at each relevant function and level of the organization.
19. Specify the means and time frame for achieving environmental objectives and targets.
20. Update and amend programs as required to account for new developments and new or modified activities, products or services.
(In subsequent sections specific requirements are not listed for lack of space)
CHAPTER 4 -- IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION
CHAPTER 5 -- CHECKING AND CORRECTIVE ACTION
CHAPTER 6 -- MANAGEMENT REVIEW
APPENDIX -- List of required documents and records