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What is ISO14001?

ISO 14001 is an internally recognised standard that specifies a process for controlling and improving an organisation's environmental performance.

The scope of ISO 14001 encompasses all activities, products and services within the organisations' site(s).

An ISO14001 Environmental Management System includes the following fundamental elements:

  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Management System Manual
  • Procedures and Associated Documentation
  • Identification of Significant Aspects and Impacts
  • Legal Requirements and Compliance
  • Objectives and Targets
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Competency, Awareness & Training
  • Communication
  • Documentation (control of documents & records)
  • Operational Control
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Internal & External Communications
  • Monitoring & Measurement
  • Non-Conformance, Corrective and Preventative Action
  • Internal & External Audits
  • Management Review Meetings