Presentation on theme: "29 September 2004 Klaas-Jan Kramer/Carmen Balaban ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS A solution for compliance assurance."— Presentation transcript:
29 September 2004 Klaas-Jan Kramer/Carmen Balaban ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS A solution for compliance assurance
URS Corporation 26,000 Employees in more than 35 Countries 1,300 Employees in Europe A Network of Offices in Key Cities Around the World Environmental and health and safety services worldwide One of the World’s Leading Engineering and Construction Services Firms Largest Engineering Services Firm in U.S.
IRECE – Romanian Institute for European Quality and Education Support for Romanian industry in order to implement the requirements of the European legislation Personnel certification Environmental protection: ISO 14001, EMAS, Eco- labelling Projects and programmes Centre for excellence and TQM Training courses
ISO 14001 Voluntary system Applicable for all types and sizes of organisations in diverse geographical, cultural and social conditions only requirements that may be objectively audited no absolute performance/product requirements compatible with ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001
EMAS beyond ISO 14001 demonstrate legal compliance; commit to continual improvement of their environmental performance; demonstrate an open dialogue with all stakeholders; extend employee involvement to the process of continually improving the organization's environmental performance; Environmental Declaration (periodic report). EMAS ISO 14001
ISO 14001 Requirements Environmental Policy Legal & other requirements Planning EMS aspects/risks Objectives & targets Env management programme Implementation & Operations Structure & responsibility Training, awareness & competence Communication EMS Documentation Document control Operational control Emergency preparedness and response Monitoring & Corrective Action Monitoring & measurement Non-conformance, corrective & preventative action Records EMS audit Management Review Continual Improvement
Environmental Management – Valuable instrument improving the companies’ performance and competitiveness on the European Market Sustainable development, social responsibility and improved performance; Assuring legislative compliance and reduce risks and liabilities; Image and permit application process; Meeting supply chain requirements; Increased market opportunities and competitiveness. Driving forces
The (potential) advantages of EMS Cost reduction and optimization; efficiency and productivity; Research and development; Customer satisfaction; Organization; Manpower/Intellectual capital.
Business critical success factors Profit and turnover; efficiency and productivity; Research and development; Supply chain management; Customer satisfaction; Organization; Manpower and competence; Competition; Image; risks and liabilities.
Key words Practical Pragmatic Systematic Consistent Traceable Visible
IPPC Directive Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) is a major development in the way industrial sites are to be regulated across Europe. It is a European Directive (96/61/EC) which is to be implemented in all EU Member States Directive 2003/35/EC providing for public participation and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice It regulates all polluting features of the site Relation to most of the other environmental Directives
Relations between EMS and IPPC: Goals & targets; Information (data management) and communication; Reduction of emissions, waste, raw materials & energy; Training & competence; Control; Monitoring, checking, inspecting; Control of emergency situations; React to abnormal operation or non-compliance. Compliance assurance via EMS
Info EMAS: http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/emas/index_en.htm ISO14001: www.iso.org MoWEP Romania: http://www.mappm.ro/ IPPC: http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/ippc/index.htm BREF Documents: http://eippcb.jrc.es/ EU Law: http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/en/ Funding: http://www.calitate.com/listnews.php?ndx=17