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1 Environmental Management Systems Professor Ergashev A. department of geo-ecology, TSPU

2 " There is enough for everybody's need, but not enough for anybody's greed," said Gandhi.

3 Objectives The students should know what is environment management system. The students should learn the different parts of environment management system They should now the tasks of EMS and EMS elements They should learn about the continuous cycle of EMS

4 Outline EMS definition and overview Elements of EMS Purpose and Benefits of EMS Continuous cycle of EMS summary

5 What is an environmental management system (EMS)? Part of an organisations management system used to develop and implement its environmental policy and manage its environmental aspects. (AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004 cl. 3.8)

6 What Is An EMS? (cont…) Tool consisting of standardized procedures to reduce our environmental footprint Continuous quality improvement and strategic planning with the goal of reducing environmental impacts Part of an overall management system which includes organizational structure, planning activities, responsibilities, practices, procedures, processes, and resources for achieving environmental policy

7 EMS Updated and more aggressive goals for: Energy efficiency Renewable energy Water conservation Acquisition Pollution prevention/recycling High performance buildings Fleet management Electronics stewardship

8 EMS Elements Important EMS elements include: Continual improvement Pollution prevention Compliance Management commitment Formalization Awareness of a systems-based approach

9 Purpose of an EMS An EMS brings together the people, policies, plans, review mechanisms, a nd procedures used to manage environmental issues at a facility or in an organization

10 EMS Cycle of Continuous Improvement DO CHECKACT PLAN

11 The Continuous Cycle Plan Planning, identifying environmental aspects and establishing goals Plan Do Implementing, includes training and operational controls Do Check Checking, includes monitoring and corrective action Check Act Reviewing, includes progress reviews and acting to make needed changes Act

12 Plan Identify aspects and impacts from a facilities activities, products, and services Review legal requirements Set objectives and targets Establish a formal EMS program

13 Do Implementation and Operation: Define roles and responsibilities Provide EMS training Establish internal and external communication mechanisms Establish document control system Establish operational controls Integrate with or establish emergency preparedness procedures

14 Check Checking and Corrective Action: Conduct periodic monitoring of environmental performance Identify root causes of findings and conduct corrective and preventive actions Maintain environmental records Conduct periodic EMS audits

15 Act Conduct a periodic senior management review of EMS Revise policies as needed

16 General Benefits Of An EMS Documented procedures and management plan Sustainable program Greater confidence in environmental decision-making Less inspections More help to Bureaus and Offices Easier compliance Use less materials Pollution prevention New partners Increased efficiency Improved morale Enhanced image Fewer mistakes Do more with less

17 Critical for EMS Success Bottom line requirements: EMS is Everyones Management System Must relate to your organizations mission Must have senior management commitment Must be consistent with other management systems (e.g., IT, purchasing) in your organization

18 What You Can Do Your organization may already have an have EMS established or have elements of an EMS in place: Training programs (e.g., on-line DOI EMS Awareness Training offered to DOI employees through DOI LEARN) Plans, permits, etc. Inspections, forms, checklists You may be able to contribute to implementing and improving your organizations EMS

19 What Is An EMS? Management Review Checking/ Corrective Actions Measurement and Monitoring EMS Nonconformance and Corrective Actions Records EMS Audits Environmen tal Policy Planning Environmental Aspects Compliance Objectives and Targets Environmental Mgmt. Programs Implementation Roles and Responsibilities Training and Communication EMS Document Control Emergency Preparedness and Response Continuous Improvement

20 In Summary An EMS is the combination of people, policies, procedures, review, and plans to help proactively address environmental issues Proactive environmental management benefits us all by: protecting the health of the surrounding ecosystem, preserving resources for future generations, being a good neighbor, minimizing mission impact due to non-compliance issues, and saving money by decreasing wasted resources

21 Reference: ment_system ment_system onmental/ onmental/ Download Environmental Management System ISO ebook. Download Environmental Management System ISO The integrated use of management system standards-ebook. The integrated use of management system standards

22 Thank Q!

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