The Environmental Management System (EMS) refers to a system used by an Organisation to manage its activities, product or services in such a way to minimize or eliminate the adverse impacts on environmental. More explicitly, the EMS is that part of the overall management system viz. procedures, planning activities, responsibilities, practices, organizational structure, processes and resources which are necessary for implementing, developing, reviewing and maintaining the organisation’s environmental policy.
The Environmental Management System Is a Preventive System Consisting of Three Components Namely:
- Design or development of elements of Environmental management system
- Documentation and
There is a discernible trend in the corporate world of projection individual image as that of an environmentally sound enterprise adoption of “Environmental Charters” implementation of “Responsible Care Programmes” environmental reporting through annual reports are all desirable but sporadic efforts in this direction. The environmental management system is satisfies the environmental issues of the organization as well as different stakeholder e.g. employee, regulatory authorities, shareholders, customers and general public as well.
Developing an Environmental Management System
The organisation with any type and size may develop its own Environmental Management System to address environmental issues arising out of its activities, products and services. The main purpose of the organizations’ environmental management system has to be designed and developed is that the system may be functioning well to enhance the environmental performance. The third party certification of EMS as per specification recognised standards has been introduced.
The International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) has developed comprehensive ISO 14000 series of standards for Environmental Management system. Identical to this ISO 14001 standard, British standards (BS EN ISO 14001: 1996) are also developed. An organisation can develop EMS as per these specifications and guidelines. Thus the scope of globally verified Environmental management standard is as per below.
- Must be based on control of causes, not impact reactive
- Must address all management elements of control
- Must address Normal / Abnormal / Emergency conditions
- Must have measurable parameters
- Must be goal driven
- Must be relevant to aspects
- Must involve all
- Must promote continual improvement
- Management and not control / eradication
- EMS is managing risks (aspects)
- The essence of aspect management is to avoid high aspects, manage medium aspects and live with low aspects.
Iso 14001 Internal Auditor Environmental Management and Integrated Management System Documentation Package:
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