ISO 14001:2004 (EMS) (Environmental Management System)
What is ISO 14001:2004?
The ISO 14001:2004 is an international standard to help your business with Environmental Management System, provides authorization to the organizations for discovering and controlling their environmental impact, and improve their environmental performance. Its focus is on environmental management systems and give your business an outline to meets its environmental objectives.
The ISO 14001 standard help you improve the efficiency and productivity of your organization by reducing environmental impact and improve your environmental management system. Allows you to make a self-declaration of conformance with this international standard and verifies compliance with current legislation.
Benefits of ISO 14001:2004
Improvements in overall environmental processes and performance of your business
Provide a structure for using pollution prevention practices to continually improve the activities of your business
Implement a systematic approach to increase efficiency, productiveness and lowering operating costs when managing environmental responsibilities
Reduce the risk caused due to environmental violations
Provide credentials to satisfy market’s growing demand and bring global business opportunities with an identified mark of environmental efficiency
Add value and support to your business environmental policies
How do you implement ISO 14001:2004?
First know the requirements by ISO 1400:2004 Standard and how to apply for it
Select a Registrar and get the support
Control EMS documents and procedures to ensure they are reviewed by the Registrar
Evaluate the impact your organization has on the environment
Assess the environmental aspects, effects and prioritize your responses to them
Identify and manage the legal procedures to develop the environmental policy and objectives
Establish suitable operational controls
Develop an effective training program to ensure that the system carries on working
Devise an effective EMS documentation to ensure that the procedures are implemented and then audited