ISO 14001 2015 Certification

The ISO 14001 is an Environmental Management System (EMS) Standards – This standard provided the requirement of EMS and guideline for use. The ISO 14001 standard is a specific standard for Environmental Management system. The ISO 14001 (EMS) is applicable to any organization that wishes to demonstrate sound environmental performance of the organization by controlling the impacts of their activities, products and services on the environment, consistent with their environmental policy and objectives and Complying with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

The summarized requirement details of ISO 14001 are given below :

General Requirements of Environmental Management System Which include the requirement of – development, documentation, implementation of organization Environmental Management System as per ISO 14001 requirement.

Environmental Policy

The organization shall develop the environmental policy, which includes the top management commitments to continual improvement, prevention of pollution, comply with applicable legal requirements and other requirements to which the organization subscribes which relate to its environmental aspects. The organization’s environmental policy is being communicated to all stake holders and is available to public.

Planning

Which include the requirement of – identification of Environmental aspects and their impacts and determination of significant environmental aspects, applicable legal and other requirements, objectives, targets and programme(s).

Implementation and Operation

Which include the requirement of – setting up of Resources, roles, responsibility and authority in relation with EMS requirements, determination of Competence, providing training and awareness on Environmental management system requirements, Communication, Documentation, Control of documents, setting up of the Operational control to reduce the environmental impact, determination of potential emergency situations and establishing the Emergency preparedness and response.

Checking

Monitoring and measurement of environmental performance (significant aspects and EMS objectives & targets), Evaluation of compliance, Nonconformity, corrective action and preventive action, Control of records, internal audit.