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Introduction to ISO 14001

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Fundamentals The 14001 Standard Importance of 14001 Benefits Requirements Process / PDCA Approach Details of the Standard: Sections 4 through 8 Summary Tools for Implementation Copyright ©2008 Lorne Duquette Distributed by 14000 Store

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The Fundamentals
The letters I.S.O. mean International Organization of Standardization • • • ISO is an organization that develops Standards for use worldwide. ISO 14001 helps companies do their share in protecting the environment. ISO 14001 Outlines criteria for a good Environmental Management System (EMS).

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PDCA Approach
P-Plan: Establish the objectives and processes needed to deliver the results in line with the Environmental Policy. D- Do: Implement the needed processes. C- Check: Check the processes against the environmental policy, objectives, targets, regulations, and report on the results. A-Act: Take actions that will continually improve the EMS.

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Details of the Standard
Section 4: Environmental Management System
4.1 General Requirements • The standard requires that your organization has an Environmental Management System in place that meets the requirements outlined in the standard. • The scope of the EMS needs to be defined.

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Details of the Standard
4.2 Environmental policy • Within the scope of the EMS, Top Management must established the Environmental Policy that is appropriate to the organization. • All employees need to know what this policy says, and how their jobs help support the Environmental Policy.

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Details of the Standard
4.3 Planning •...
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