ISO 14000 / ISO 14001
Environmental Management
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ISO 14000 / ISO 14001 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

ISO14000 SERIES ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

ISO 14000, ISO14001 ISO 14004... the myriad of ISO14000 standards and information related to environmental management can sometimes hinder progress and cause confusion. This web site is designed to untangle and simpify these - to make environmental management using the above standards a much easier task.

Each of these standards and items is explained, and a series of simple to use resources and guides identified. Hopefully, these pages will help you ensure that you meet your obligations diligently and professionally, but with the minumum of fuss.

Every organization determined to embrace ISO 14000 should have a supporting policy manual, procedures, data collection forms, etc. The ISO 14000 Toolkit provides all of these, along with training presentation, checklists, and a comprehensive implementation guide.

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ISO 14000 is actually a SERIES of international standards on environmental management. It provides a framework for the development of both the system and the supporting audit program.




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ISO 14001 was first published in 1996 and specifies the actual requirements for an environmental management system. It applies to those environmental aspects which the organization has control and over which it can be expected to have an influence.

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ISO 14004, also published in 1996, provides GUIDANCE on the development and implementation of environmental management systems and principles, and also their co-ordination with other management systems.



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ISO 19011 offers guidelines for quality and/or environmental management systems auditing. It supersedes a number of standards, including ISO 14010, 11 and 12.




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Related Resources

ISO 14010 provides general principles of environmental auditing that are applicable to all types of environmental audit reviews. ISO 14011 establishes audit procedures that provide for the planning and conduct of an audit of an Environmental Management System. Both are now superseded by ISO 19011.

ISO 14012 provides guidance on qualification criteria for environmental auditors and lead auditors.


The following areas and topics may also be of interest:

Environmental protection groups

Disaster Recovery Planning

Occupational Safety


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