ISO 14001:2015 is the third edition of the Environmental Management System (EMS) standard and deemed to be the most significant change since its publication, notably the adoption of Annex SL High Level structure (HLS), introduction of risk-based approach to ensure success of the system, life-cycle thinking and striving to enhance environmental performance beyond compliance obligations.
Evolution of the standard is a continual improvement progression taking into consideration the current and future needs of the standard users. This has resulted in more explicit requirements in risks and opportunities management, more user-friendly requirements, more flexibility in documentation and a performance based system meeting the needs of interested parties. With the changes introduced into the standard, organizations should realize more beneficial outcome of using the ISO 14001 in line with current business strategies.
Understanding the ISO 14001:2015 Standard is vital to ensure there is correct interpretation and application to one’s organization. Careful planning and execution is required to ensure that the EMS established addresses the internal and external issue, needs and expectation of the interested parties, broader environmental view emphasis on life cycle thinking, outlining the risk and opportunities and take necessary action to achieve the intended outcome of the organization.
This training course will be presented with detailed explanation of the requirements for ease of understanding and practical activities to document and apply the system. It is useful for users of the previous standard as well as new users with first time exposure to the environmental management system.
This programme aims to provide delegates with the following knowledge:
- An interpretation of the new requirements
- An understanding of the rationale and the foundation of the new standard
- Actions required to establish, implement and achieve a successful certfication
- Step-by-step application guide and “know-how” to setup a Environmental Management System that conforms to the ISO 14001:2015 Standard.
Upon completion of the training, delegates will :-
- Have a good overview of the development and evolution of the ISO 14001 standard
- Have a good understanding of the requirements
- Have a good knowledge on the practical approach to apply the standard from development, implementation to maintaining a successful certification
This programme is designed for ALL functions and levels of an organization who need to gain understanding of the requirements in the standard, including those from organizations that are currently certified or yet to be certified.
This programme is particularly useful to those managing the environmental management system, process owners and internal auditors.
All Neville Clarke tutors are full time consultants, auditors and trainers. The tutor assigned is a professional who has years of experience working with organisations to help them set-up and successfully maintain their environmental management system. They are able to share their experiences, provide practical advice and solutions, and share common pitfalls faced by real-life organisations in their quest towards ISO 14001 certification.
This is a two-day course running from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm