RTII 511       ISO 14001 Design, Implementation and Auditing Program

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Per Person Price:    $695                                 Firm Fixed Price:     Available Upon Request

         Class Size:      20                                       Training Hours:     16

            Duration:      2 Days                                                CEUs:     1.5

Delivery Method:    Classroom Lecture & Exercises

Intended Audience:

Government, contractor or commercial personnel involved in the implementation of environmental management systems.

Course Description:

The 16 Hour, 2-Day ISO 14001 Design, Implementation and Auditing program will focus on ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems while incorporating the United States’ Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Laws of the Land.  The fundamentals of designing, implementing and auditing an environmental management system for your company, necessary to meet the growing competitive demand for compliance with ISO 14001 and other international standards.  Workshops cover the key elements of the ISO 14001 standard as these relate to training and the EMS system.  The EMS auditing case study will cover the key components of auditing an internal EMS per ISO 14001, ISO 14010, ISO 14011 and ISO 14012 standards.

The course outline is as follows:

Introduction and Course Objective

ISO 14001 Definitions

Environmental Management Systems

Environmental Management Systems General Requirements

Environmental Management Systems Environmental Policy

·         ·         Guidelines for an appropriate environmental policy

·         ·         Pollution Prevention

·         ·         EHS compliance commitment

·         ·         How to communicate an environmental policy

Environmental Management Systems Planning

·         ·         Guidelines for the identification of environmental aspects/impacts

·         ·         EHS compliance/EMS compliance

·         ·         Objectives and targets

·         ·         Development of an organization chart

·         ·         Guidelines for amendments for new developments

Environmental Management Systems Implementation and Operation

·         ·         Specific management representatives

·         ·         Responsibility and structure

·         ·         Training, awareness and competence

·         ·         Communication

·         ·         Documentation

·         ·         Emergency preparedness and response

Environmental Management Systems Checking and Corrective Action

·         ·         Monitoring and measurement procedures

·         ·         Track performance

·         ·         EHS compliance/EMS compliance

·         ·         Procedures for non-conformance and corrective and preventive action

·         ·         Record retention

·         ·         EMS/EHS audits

Environmental Management Systems Management Review

·         ·         Involvement of top management

·         ·         Review of EMS compliance

·         ·         Address the EMS audit results

·         ·         Continual improvement

o        o        Guidelines for the improvement in overall environmental performance

o        o        Consistent with environmental policy

o        o        Commitment to continual improvement

Environmental Management Systems Sample Outline Workshop

ISO 14001/9001/18001 Comparison

Environmental Management Systems Internal Auditing Review

·         ·         Planning and Preparation

·         ·         Audit Skills and Techniques

·         ·         EMS Auditing Case Study Workshop/Overview

·         ·         ISO 14010, ISO 14011 & ISO 14012 Overview

·         ·         EMS Audit Reporting & EMS Audit Team Reporting

·         ·         ISO 14001 Auditing Checklist Overview

·         ·         Preparation for EMS Audit Closing Meeting

·         ·         Closing Remarks

Environmental Management Systems Implementation Action Plan Summary

·         ·         Evaluate EHS and Business Management System

·         ·         Environmental Policy Development

·         ·         Gap Analysis ISO 9001/14001

·         ·         Environmental Aspect/Impact Analysis

·         ·         Compose Targets and Objectives

·         ·         Construct ISO 14001 EMS Manual with reference to ISO 9001 QMS Manual Plan, Act, Do Check, Review Process

o        o        Training

o        o        Planning

o        o        Implementation

o        o        Review

Finalized Version ISO 14001: EMS Specifications

Finalized Version ISO 14004: EMS Guidelines

ISO 14010 Guidelines for Environmental Auditing – General Principles

ISO 14011 Guidelines for Environmental Auditing – Auditing Procedures – Auditing of Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14012 Guidelines for Environmental Auditors – Qualifications Criteria for Environmental Auditors


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