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Environmental Assistance and Customer Service

Environmental Management Systems

Plan, Do, Check, Act

Training

EMS Modules

The ESI program offers a series of free environmental management system (EMS) development modules yearly for members interested in implementing an EMS. To become a member of the ESI program or to be notified when these modules are scheduled, send an email to .


Internal Auditor Training

The ESI program has developed a one-day on-site internal auditor training session. Participants will gain a more in-depth understanding of the ISO 14001 and the role of an internal auditor. After a morning classroom session, the class will then conduct an audit of the facility under the supervision of the instructors. To inquire about hosting an internal auditor training session send an email to .


ISO 14001 Training

NCSU Industrial Extension Service offers many classes and on-site training for ISO 14001.

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Sample Documents and Forms

Documents provided by NCSU Industrial Extension Service

  1. 4.2 Environmental policy
  2. 4.3 Planning
    1. 4.3.1 Environmental aspects
    2. 4.3.2 Legal and other requirements
    3. 4.3.3 Objectives, targets and program(s)
  3. 4.4 Implementation and operation
    1. 4.4.1 Resources, roles, responsibility and authority
    2. 4.4.2 Competence, training and awareness
    3. 4.4.3 Communication
    4. 4.4.4 Documentation
    5. 4.4.5 Control of documents
    6. 4.4.6 Operational control
    7. 4.4.7 Emergency preparedness and response
  4. 4.5 Checking
    1. 4.5.1 Monitoring and measurements
    2. 4.5.2 Evaluation of compliance
    3. 4.5.3 Nonconformity, corrective action and preventative action
    4. 4.5.4 Control of records
    5. 4.5.5 Internal audit
  5. 4.6 Management review

Definitions

Aspect
Element of an organization's activities, products or services that can interact with the environment.
Impact
Any change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially resulting from an organization's activities, products or services.
Objective
Overall environmental goal, arising from the environmental policy, that an organization sets itself to achieve, and which is quantifiable where practicable.
Target
Detailed performance requirement, quantified where practicable, applicable to the organization or parts thereof, that arises from the environmental objectives and that needs to be set and met in order to achieve those objectives.
Compliance (Regulatory)
The condition of being in fulfillment of relevant laws and regulations.
Conformance (ISO 14001)
The condition of being in fulfillment of the requirements of ISO 14001.
Key Characteristic
features or characteristics that are highly constrained or for which minute deviations from specification have a significant impact on product performance, function and form.
Continual Improvement
Process of enhancing the environmental management system to achieve improvements in overall environmental performance in line with the organization's environmental policy.
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