Environmental Management System ISO 14001

Implementing the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) standard is an important step towards sound environmental practices. The management system that is implemented helps install a basic framework for environmental performance.

Customer demand is what is driving organizations worldwide to adopt and implement EMS. Large organizations in different industries such as GE, Toyota and Nestlé are driving EMS implementations internally and in many cases with their supply base.

Target audience:

This seminar is primarily designed for internal or third party auditor candidates, but can also be valuable for Environmental Compliance Managers, ISO 14001:2015 implementation and transition team members, management representatives, and all others who would like to develop competency in ISO 14001:2015 and the auditing process for first, second and third-party audits.

Seminar structure

Module 1:

  • Application of environmental management principles in the context of ISO 14001:2015.
  • Relation of the environmental management system to the organizational products, services, activities and operational processes
  • Organization’s context and interested party needs and expectations related to the planning and implementation of an environmental management system
  • Risk assessment of significant environmental impacts, activities and its aspects
  • Effectiveness assessment of methodologies to control environmental hazards
  • Assessment the EMS roles and responsibilities within the context of the organization
  • Adequacy and effectiveness of the EMS
  • Application of the principles, procedures, best practices and techniques for auditing

Module 2:

  • Conducting an EMS effective audit
  • Application of the regulations, and other considerations that are relevant to the management system, and the conduct of the audit
  • Personal attributes necessary for the effective and efficient conduct of a management system audit
  • Planning activities of an audit team
  • Effective communication with the auditee, the audit team and audit client
  • Organization and direction of audit team members

Module 3:

  • Preparation and completion of the audit report
  • Review of audit processes and audit management strategies
  • Conflict prevention and resolution with the auditee or within the audit team
  • Practical application of audit principles

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